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7 Night Package

Departs from Christmas island

group Trip

From
$2,117
AUD
Immerse in a Natural Wonder
REF: 25357

7 Night Package

Departs from Christmas island

group Trip

From
$2,117
AUD
REF: 25357

7 Night Package

Departs from Christmas island

From
$2,117
AUD

Package Details

Immerse in a Natural Wonder
Rising majestically from the tropical depths of the Indian ocean and surrounded by azure waters lies this unique island where you will become a spectator of the most intriguing performance Nature has to offer. Whether you come here for the red crab migration or to swim with the majestic whale sharks, Christmas Island will not disappoint you!
Departs February 9, 2021
Returns February 16, 2021

Inclusions

7 Nights twin share standard room accommodation at the Sunset Standard
7 days car rental (Rav 4 )
10 boat dives with Extra Divers Includes: Air fill, Tanks and weights.

Exclusions

  • ● Domestic airfares airfares to and from Christmas Island & Taxes
  • ● Meals unless specified
  • ● Scuba equipment rental
  • ● Travel insurance
  • Upgrades

  • ● Upgrade to Oceanview $35.00
  • ● Single use of bedroom at additional cost
  • Proposed Itinerary

    Day 1 Arrival to Christmas Island and Car Rental pick-up
    Day 2-6 10 boat dives and time to explore the island. Whale sharks congregate at Christmas Island during the wet season: November to March
    Day 7 Car rental return

    Terms and Conditions

    Only available for sale until February 9, 2021.

    Subject to availability and COVID-19 conditions – please contact your Dive Adventures travel specialist.

    Destination Information

    Christmas Island

    Located 2600km off the coast of Western Australia, Christmas Island is a dog-shaped speck in the middle of the Indian Ocean. A sea cliff dominates the 80km coastline, only broken up by small sand and coral beaches with shallow bays. A narrow coral reef rings the island, with a steep drop-off 200m from the shore.

    Christmas Island is the epitome of ‘where the forest meets the sea’. The northern tip of the island is the only inhabited area, and Flying Fish Cove is the main settlement. The rest of the island is the Christmas Island National Park – a rich, lush swathe of rainforest sweeping down towards the sea. Living in this rainforest is an array of endemic species including the Christmas Island Flying Fox, Christmas Frigatebird, the critically endangered Blue Tailed Skink, and the renowned Christmas Island Red Crab.

    The Red Crab Migration is a phenomenal annual event that sees millions of red crabs leave their forest homes with the first rains of the wet season and make their way with gusto towards the ocean to mate and spawn. 

    Dive along pristine reefs supporting over 88 species of coral and 650 different kinds of fish life. From the smallest shrimp to the biggest fish in the ocean, Christmas Island has something special to offer all divers.

     

    Extra Divers Christmas Island

    Diving around Christmas Island is a unique experience. Along the coastline, you won’t find many white, sandy beaches, but instead steep, jagged limestone cliffs with dense jungles growing above. It’s these cliffs that extend downwards into the depths of the oceans making for fantastic wall dives.

    Extra Divers Christmas Island provides boat dives year-round (weather-dependent) both in the morning and afternoon. For those that love night diving, you also have the chance to go out on occasion for night dives in and around the Cove. Scuba divers depart for a two-tank dive aboard the 10.5-meter boat for up to 16 people incl. crew and guides. The dive boat is equipped with a toilet and all necessary safety standards. Snacks and drinking water are available on board.

    The generously designed Extra Divers centre is  a SSI and PADI  facility and is managed professionally by an experienced team.

    Diving on Christmas Island is still in its infancy, so there are many places left to jump in and explore. Extra Divers believes that  there are still many dive sites to explore.

    Many of the dive locations around Christmas Island are huge drop-offs, measuring hundreds of meters deep, that are speckled with gorgeous sea fans and soft corals, and hide many overhangs. Other locations around the island are gentle slopes dotted with coral bommies and massive table corals, offering perfect shelter for several small species of reef fish. Some of these reef fish are endemic to Christmas Island, such as the 11 different hybrid fish that have come about by interbreeding between similar fish who couldn’t find suitable partners.

    In the blue waters, there is always a chance to see the larger pelagic life, such as tuna, barracudas, giant trevallies and sharks. During the wet season, when the phenomenal red crab migration and spawning take place on land, the renowned whale sharks also appear along the coastal waters. On rare occasions, divers have also spotted manta rays and mola molas. Many of the dive sites, like The Cemetery, Chicken Farm, North West Point, and The Morgue, attract a couple of white-tip and grey reef sharks that are not shy around divers.

    Additionally, Christmas Island’s underwater landscape also provides astonishing overhangs, caverns and sea caves. Some dive sites, such as Thunder Cliff and Thunder Dome, are a great mix of mysterious dark caverns and gorgeous outer reefs, which makes for an exciting combination in one dive. Divers can even surface inside the dome to view stalactites hanging from the ceilings.

     

    Facilities

    Australia – Christmas Island – Extra Divers Christmas Island
    Wi-fi
    Australia – Christmas Island – Extra Divers Christmas Island
    Rebreather
    Australia – Christmas Island – Extra Divers Christmas Island
    Nitrox
    Australia – Christmas Island – Extra Divers Christmas Island
    Fan-cooled
    Australia – Christmas Island – Extra Divers Christmas Island
    Air-conditioning

    The Sunset - Christmas island

    The superb accommodation at The Sunset is located along the waterfront in the heart of the Settlement district. The Sunsets perfect location is just a short stroll to Taverns, Cafes, Supermarket, Restaurants and Christmas Island’s main shopping area.

    It offers unobstructed views of the ocean and magnificent sunsets, spacious rooms and a range of facilities to help make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Choose from superior ocean view, ocean view or standard rooms. Ocean View Rooms offer guests spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and allow you to capture the amazing Christmas Island sunsets from your balcony. Standard rooms have access to the ocean view from the poolside area. Each room offers private en-suite facilities, Air conditioning and ceiling fan, workstation, telephone, Internet access, television, mini fridge, complimentary tea / coffee making facilities. Adjoining rooms are available for families, and rollaway beds are available on request.

     

    Facilities

    Australia – Christmas Island – The Sunset
    Wi-fi
    Australia – Christmas Island – The Sunset
    Pool
    Australia – Christmas Island – The Sunset
    Fan-cooled
    Australia – Christmas Island – The Sunset
    Air-conditioning
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