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Christmas Island National Park

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Christmas Island National Park

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the Cocos Islands, an Australian external territory, are exquisite. The beaches are damn near close to perfect and the lagoon is full of exotic marine life. For anyone who has gone out of his or her way to visit deserted beaches, the Cocos Islands are the Holy Grail.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands: Australia's Indian Ocean Idyll - Gadling

Red Hermit Crab (Coenobita perlata) / Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Indian Ocean, Australia

Red Hermit Crab Coenobita perlata Photo 24M0444-84D

Cocos (Keeling) Islands - Image by Karen Willshaw (www.cocosbarefoot...)

Cocos (Keeling) Islands – Photo Portfolio

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Polka Dots - Cocos (Keeling) Islands by Karen Willshaw

Polka Dots - Cocos (Keeling) Islands by Karen Willshaw

Batfish - Cocos (Keeling) Islands by Karen Willshaw

Batfish - Cocos (Keeling) Islands by Karen Willshaw

Threatened Species commissioner Gregory Andrews (left) planning for a feral cat-free future with Christmas Island National park invasive species officer Dion Maple blog.parksaustral...

Doug Brown meets a local robber crab. Christmas Island's famous robber crabs are the world’s largest terrestrial invertebrate.

Tom North (left) teaches Roslan Sani and Adijah Bingham the float test, to determine seed viability on Christmas Island

Planting seeds of knowledge on Christmas Island

Joe McAuliffe (right) demonstrates nursery techniques

The tiny red crab babies are just five millimetres across! blog.parksaustral...

The baby red crabs have arrived

Red crab returns | Photo by Samantha Flakus blog.parksaustral...

Booby chick | Christmas Island National Park

Booby chick | Christmas Island National Park

Christmas Island - Whale shark

8D7N Christmas Island diving (whale sharks included!)

Red Crab Migration, Christmas Island, Australia.. if you've never been... go... make sure you go to cocos as well... cocos is the pick...direction island is paradise

Tiny hatched red crabs on Christmas Island in Australia.

Christmas Island, a natural wonder

Real Monstrosities: Christmas Island Red Crab- babies

Real Monstrosities: Christmas Island Red Crab

Christmas Island Australia

3-Making it onto CNN Travel’s recent list of the “10 most spectacular wildlife migrations,” the island’s annual red crab migration is an astounding event that involves the movement of millions of vividly colored crabs as they leave their in-land homes to breed and release eggs into the sea.

Red crab migration | Christmas Island National Park - crabs climb down cliff to reach the sea.

Baby crabs coming soon...

Dolly Beach, Christmas Island

Christmas Island - Dolly Beach