Cocos Land Activities

Bird watching tours with CI Walking ToursThere are several tour operators on Cocos offering a range of holiday activities just for you. A great way to learn a little of the history of West Island is to jump on the 2-hour orientation bus tour that takes you from north to south stopping along the way to point out interesting facts on the Islands. Bird watching has become another popular attraction and CI Walking Tours conduct regular tours to the Islands.

Another great day out is hop on the ferry and travel to Home Island and learn about the culture and history of the Cocos Malay people and their way of life in the kampong. There are two tours on Home Island – both are well worth experiencing,

West Island Orientation Tour: This two hour tour operates weekly and provides an informative introduction to West Island’s places of interest and the history of the Cocos Islands. Bookings are essential. Visit the CKI Tourism Visitors Centre.

CI Walking Tours: For years, birders and nature enthusiasts have been visiting the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Richard Baxter, CI Walking Tours, now offer an exceptional world class walking and bird watching experience around the atoll.

Cocos Islands Tours Tours: A 100% locally owned Cocos Malay family business, specializing in land based tours and local cuisine. Join them on a guided walk or buggy tour and enjoy a relaxed, informative and fun tour of Home Island.

Do it Yourself Tours: Hire a bike, scooter or vehicle and explore West Island at your pace. Head south for Scout Park and the Yacht Club (a bit tongue in cheek!). Walk over to Pulu Maraya and discover the marine inhabitants of the little islands delightful rock pools. Head north to North Point and walk deserted beaches or call into Trannies for a dip and bbq.


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