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Home Island
12°06.976'S, 096°53.720'E Chart icon.png
lat=-12.11627 | lon=96.89534 | zoom=14 | y

Home Island 1.5NM south of the Direction Island anchorage. It has a population of approximately 600, mostly Moslem.


See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


It is advisable to follow the channel markers when moving between Home Island and Direction Island . There are numerous shallow areas and coral outcrops along the route.


Anchor where convinient.


Water Fresh water is available
Electricity N/A (Not Available)
Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry N/A
Garbage N/A, take it with you
Fuel N/A
Bottled gas N/A
Chandlers N/A
Repairs There are also limited mechanical repairs available
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals N/A


There are limited provisions but are expensive.

Eating out



List transportation (local and/or international.)


List places of interest, tours, etc.


Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.


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References & Publications

See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.


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