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Direction Island

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Direction Island is an uninhabited island in the Keeling atoll (Cocos Islands). The beach is the best in the region. The island is equipped for picnics, and it's a popular day-trip destination among tourists. Shore and seabed: sand. [edit]

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This beach ranks #8 of the "Best beaches in the Indian Ocean"
Rating: 9.1 - 33 votes [vote]
Coordinates: -12.090759, 96.885001

Hotels [edit]

Direction Island has no hotels. The nearest hotels are located in the West Island. There are also about 500 residents on the neighboring Home Island, but for ordinary tourists it's hard to rent a room there.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK). Next take a ferry. There is also ferry connection between Home Island and Direction Island. Interisland connection between the three main islands of the atoll (West, Home & Direction) is operated by Cahaya Baru. However, the Direction Island gets ferry only few days a week.

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When to go [edit]

The best time for a beach holiday in the Keeling islands (Cocos Islands) is a dry season from August to December.

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