Located in the Indian Ocean between Australia and Sri Lanka, the tiny cluster of 27 islands which make up the Cocos Islands are a true hidden paradise. With turquoise waters, sandy beaches and a relaxed lifestyle, the Cocos Islands offer the perfect escape from your busy lifestyle. Let’s take a look at what you can expect when you visit the Cocos Islands.
Enjoy the water
There are plenty of water based activities for you to enjoy in the Cocos Islands if you’re ready to enjoy the pristine water. From kiteboarding and canoeing to surfing and stand up paddle boarding, you can try your hand at a range of activities. You can explore the 27 islands or simply spend your days relaxing on the sand or taking a leisurely swim.
Experience the fishing
Whether you have experience with fishing or are trying it out for the first time, the Cocos Islands are the perfect fishing destination. With abundant fish and numerous fishing spots on uninhabited islands for you to explore, you’re bound to end up with an impressive catch. Join one of the fishing tours on offer to get some tips from the locals!
Discover the wildlife
The Cocos Islands are teeming with wildlife and you’ll have plenty of opportunity to meet the locals. With pristine diving and snorkelling conditions, you can learn more about the marine life of the area including the resident turtles, dolphins and manta rays. There are also colourful fish to discover who make the coral reef their home. If you’re lucky, you may get to meet the resident dugong who has made the islands her home.
Play some golf
While there are plenty of water based activities to keep you occupied, there is also lots to do on land. If you’re interested in golf, the Cocos Islands golf course boasts some of the most stunning views you’ll ever see. As you move around the course, you’ll also be playing across an international runway which is most likely a first for most people!
Enjoy the cuisine
When you visit the Cocos Islands, you have the opportunity to enjoy the delicious traditionally cooked Cocos Malay cuisine cooked by locals. If you’re keen to try it yourself, you can also try a traditional cooking class and enjoy a shared meal. There are also plenty of other dining options available to you and you can try freshly caught fish and chips, locally made bread, stone fired pizzas, or simply enjoy an ice cold drink.
If you’re looking for an experience which is truly out of the ordinary, Broome, Kimberley & Beyond offer Cocos Keeling Islands holiday packages so you can discover this stunning piece of paradise. From diving tours to fishing adventures, learn more about what the islands have to offer.
For Cocos Keeling Islands holidays, contact Broome, Kimberley & Beyond today on 1300 245 565.