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- When on Christmas Island you can’t help but visit the National Park. There are plenty of places to visit and walk and although most of the park is forest the beaches are the prime reason to visit.Written 21 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- This is the place to stop as they know everything about the island and can help with almost all your inquiries. Centrally located and open most days, but closed Sunday. Worth dropping in for information.Written 21 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- I did Hugh’s Dale only as the others are quiet a long walk! It’s well signed and a lovely forest walk saw lots of birds and red crabs on the way! The fresh water stream in a gully had lots of blu & robber crabs!! I didn’t do the steps up to waterfall as it was closed for works but saw the crabs at the base area, so I was pretty happy!!Written 22 October 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- I did the Dolly Beach tour with Chris !! It’s a very hot long walk so be prepared take water and definitely closed in walking shoes! Once we got there it was beautiful lots of rock pools not swimming! Deep enough for a cool plunge!! Lots of Robber crabs!! And blue crabs on the way there!! Christmas Island has unique landscaping!!Written 22 October 2023
- Lilly Beach is picturesque. The swimming is a little limited (at least when we were there - possibly low time) because of the rocks and coral. Nevertheless it is fabulous beach for a quick dip in the most beautiful surroundings.
Another advantage is that despite the Baby Crab migration, the road to the beach wasn't closed.Written 1 January 2022
- The Grotto is picturesque and well worth a visit. It's a short drive along the Golf Course Road from the Settlement and then a short walk. There was a low tide when we visited, so we decided not to climb down to the Grotto. If you do want to swim, check the tides and make sure you are there at the right time. I note that the tides on Christmas Island appear to change during the day.Written 3 January 2022
- So it’s not just A blowhole, it’s MANY blowholes. Noisy and amazing. Nesting boobies are easy to spot. Again, don’t forget the sunscreen and insect repellantWritten 23 September 2022
- The very expensive lookout has recently been opened and from the lookout you get a great view down over the forest and ocean. This is also a good place to see nesting Abbott’s Boobies in the trees below. Easy to drive th the lookout but a few steps to access the platform.Written 21 November 2023
- Well worth a visit. Young gentleman was very informative. There were several birds the day we visited and they are very close when they land on the fence to be fed.Written 2 August 2023
- We walked down to the Flying Fish Cove Jetty taking photos of Christmas imperial pigeons, a Pacific reef heron and frigates in flight when we saw the sign;”Tai Jin House/Gun Placement 500 m Ahead”.
We followed the narrow coastal lane enclosed by vine-trapped trees to the former British Administrator’s Residence discovering it was now a historical museum with 2 “asylum memorials" and an overall view of the old phosphate works(ship loading, conveyor, and mine).
50m further was the WW11 6” gun with a memorial plaque to the 5 soldiers killed in 1942 and 100m further was a pathway to a coastal viewpoint of rugged lava and a perched Red-footed booby.
Returning along the jungle road, we spotted a pair of Brown boobys near the shoreline.Written 25 October 2023
- Ethel Beach is one of the recommended snorkeling spots on Christmas Island. There is a fabulous diversity of fish. I have uploaded 2 of my photos. There are little patches of coral that are starting to regenerate after the bleaching.
We entered from the beach which is not such a great idea because of all the rocks and coral. A better entry point is from the boat ramp (see uploaded photo).Written 31 December 2021
- Beautiful place, easily accessible - best at sunrise for amazing ocean view, lots of very active birdlife and a blowhole. Nice little plaque gives the interesting story of how it came to be where it is.Written 22 August 2022
- Though it is only 200 meter away from the car park, I had difficulty to locate the actual track leading to the boardwalk that leads to the beach. Beautiful and picturesque sea front, worth going through the stone/jungle maze.Written 22 December 2018
- Easy to get to by car but a long walk otherwise. Great views of Flying Fish Cove. Don’t forget the insect repellantWritten 23 September 2022
- The guide book rated this as a medium level walk. it is very steep in places and with the humidity... take it easy. The reward is definitely worth the effort with Frigate birds, Boobies and the occasional Bosun bird wheeling and circling overhead. The view is also spectacular out across the Indian Ocean as far as the eye can see.Written 13 January 2021
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