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Home Island

Ultimate guide (December 2023)
Home Island is a Muslim island in the north-east of the Keeling atoll. Please respect the local traditions and don't walk in a bikini in the village. However, there are couple of deserted beaches in the north of the island, where you can sunbathe and swim. Shore and seabed: sand, stones. [edit]
This beach ranks #3 of the "Best beaches in Cocos Islands"
Rating: 8.0 - 101 votes [vote]
Coordinates: -12.109274, 96.888711
See also: Cocos Islands (Keeling)

Hotels [edit]

Home Island has no hotels. All hotels in Cocos (Keeling) Islands are located in the West Island.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK). Next take a ferry.

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When to go [edit]

The best time for a holiday in the Cocos Islands is a dry season from August to January.

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Useful information [edit]

300 meters to the north of the Home Island there is a tiny Prison Island, which is an icon of a tropical paradise. You may just walk there at low tide. It's dangerous at the beginning of the outgoing tide, as water moving off the lagoon may bring you out into the open ocean.

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See also other beaches nearby:

Cocos isl, Direction Island, beach, pier 9.2
2.1 km to the north
Location: Indian Ocean, Cocos Islands
Rating: 9.2 (207 votes)
Cocos isl, West Island, Yacht Club Beach 8.6
8.6 km to the south-west
Location: Indian Ocean, Cocos Islands
Rating: 8.6 (180 votes)
Christmas Island, Dolly beach 7.3
970 km to the east
Location: Indian Ocean, Christmas Island
Rating: 7.3 (131 votes)
Christmas Island, Ethel beach, pebble 6.2
980 km to the east
Location: Indian Ocean, Christmas Island
Rating: 6.2 (105 votes)
Christmas Island, Lily beach 6.9
980 km to the east
Location: Indian Ocean, Christmas Island
Rating: 6.9 (100 votes)
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