Eating & shopping

There are several picnic and barbecue venues around the island where you may cook for yourself or take a hamper. Supplies may be purchased at local stores or supermarkets. Trading hours vary - contact the Visitor Information Centre for up to date information.

  • Where to eat

    Restaurants offer a variety of cuisines showcasing the cultural mix that is Christmas Island.


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  • Shopping

    You can also pick up souvenirs, local craft, clothing, fishing gear, snorkelling equipment and general merchandise, usually at near duty-free prices. Stores are located at the Kampong, Poon Saan, Drumsite, and at Temple Court and The Barracks on Gaze Road in Settlement.


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  • Hire a car

    It's easy to pre-book a hire car for your stay on Christmas Island and it's a great way to explore the many walks and sights at your leisure. Contact Christmas Island Tourism Association or use the links to make a booking. We recommend pre-booking as vehicles are limited.


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