Cocos Keeling Islands / Kite Beach (Cocos, Pulu Maria)

Continent
Australia
Country
Australia
Next Big City
West Island
Next Town
West Island
 
Type:
Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Rescue, Shower, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Corals
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
High tide

Beautiful, clear water. Shallow areas and flat to choppy water. Sick waves on the reef sometimes, which can be very dangerous.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
August, September

Big sandy beach with lots of space. Beautiful, white sand.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September, October, November
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
E, ESE, SE
Main Direction:
E, ESE, SE

Best winds in August and September.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

You can get to the Cocos Keeling Islands with a big boat, or take a plane from Perth. The kite beach is east of the airport on the West Island.

Extra information

Rules
Other

Don't walk across the runway of the airport. Keep enough distance.

Nightlife

There is only one pub on the island. If you can't drink like a fish, stay home. This is a serious pub for professionals only. You will drink until you vomit blood and screw someones wife or steal their car. Come prepared to do battle. Don't stay less than a month. This is the real deal.