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Visiting the Indian Ocean Territories

Welcome to the Indian Ocean Territories, an incredible region where unique adventures, incredible wildlife and gorgeous sunsets await you on Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

The islands have strikingly different features to explore, from the volcanic rock and lush rainforests of Christmas Island, to the white sand, coconut trees and blue lagoons of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Swimming, diving, fishing, snorkelling, hiking, birdwatching, photography and golf will keep visitors coming back again and again to experience these extraordinary Australian territories.

There are currently two flights a week to and from CI and CKI departing from Perth, Western Australia. These flights are operated by Virgin Australia. There are also privately chartered international flights, a weekly return flight from Jakarta and fortnightly return flight from Kuala Lumpur to Christmas Island.

The IOT Tourism Associations can provide arrange bookings for car hire, accommodation and tours. There are a range of accommodation options to choose from on the islands. Click on the links below to begin planning your IOT adventure:

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