The Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, also called Cocos Islands and Keeling Islands, is a territory of Australia, located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Christmas Island and approximately midway between Australia and Sri Lanka.

Cocos Keeling Islands

62 miles to Cocos and oh, how we worked for those miles.

Living on Island Time

It's not hard to slip right into island life and live on island time for awhile.

Ferry to West Island and Back

It's the ex-pat Australian side of the atoll, the Admin Center, the larger supermarket AND the place we needed to visit to check out and get our clearance

A Dinghy Trip to Home Island

A ride around those same coral heads and we were back at Cups, hot and dusty from our little excursion ashore.

boat signs at Cocos Keeling Islands...let 'em know you were here!

boat signs at Cocos Keeling Islands.

Moving to the Inner Lagoon – Direction Island

Moving to Inner Lagoon - Direction Island

10 Days to Cocos Keeling

Here's our photo journal of the trip and our passage stats.

Captive Aboard at Cocos Keeling

After a remarkably calm and peaceful night, despite the howling wind, we were all ready to embrace our new surroundings and get to work on the to-do list.

about cocos keeling

The Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, also called Cocos Islands and Keeling Islands, is a territory of Australia, located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Christmas Island and approximately midway between Australia and Sri Lanka.

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