West Island

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West Island
12°10.621'S, 096°49.559'E Chart icon.png
lat=-12.17702 | lon=96.82599 | zoom=12 | y


West Island is south west of Home Island, West Island is the capital of Cocos Keeling although it is the least populated of the islands (less than 150 people). It houses the Government Buildings and the airport, plus the Resource Centre which has the only ATM on the islands.

Charts

See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Weather

See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Passages

See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Communication

See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Navigation

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.

Berthing

Anchor where convinient.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

  • The Cocos Club - is located next to the airport

Amenities

Facilities
Water Fresh water is available
Electricity N/A (Not Available)
Toilets At the Cocos Club
Showers ?
Laundry N/A
Garbage N/A, take it with you
Supplies
Fuel N/A
Bottled gas N/A
Chandlers N/A
Services
Repairs N/A
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals N/A

Provisioning

Duty free alcohol and takeaways are available at the Cocos Club.

Eating out

Club 'food nights' are advertised on the blackboard in the Cocos Club and all visitors are welcome.

Transportation

List transportation (local and/or international.)

Tourism

List places of interest, tours, etc.

Friends

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

Forums

List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)

Links

References & Publications

See Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

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