Are you travelling to Christmas Island?
Christmas Island is a territory of Australia located in the Indian Ocean. It is called Christmas Island because it was discovered on Christmas Day in 1643. Christmas Island covers a total land area of 135 square km, of which 63% is an Australian national park. Its climate is tropical, with warm temperatures throughout the year.
Capital City: Flying Fish Cove
Currency: Australian Dollar
- Tourist, Business or Student permit is required. Canadians must have a passport.
- Yellow Fever vaccination certificate may be required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.
Diseases to consider:
- Dengue Fever
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Traveller’s Diarrhea
- Typhoid Fever
Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Australia here.