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Be prepared for a very long hike. But be prepared for your breath to be taken away at the end. We took a packed lunch and had a picnic at the end. Be sure to wear good walking shoes with good soles as very rocky...More
I visited the Dales today as it is listed as a tourist attraction.
The Dales are on the opposite side of the island to the Settlement, down an unsealed and bumpy 4WD only track.
First is the popular Hugh’s Dale waterfall with a mostly raised...More
Living on the island I have visited ‘the dales’ many times. It’s such a beautiful walk and there are many hidden gems that are only known to locals. The waterfalls are lovely and great for a cool dip after a nice walk, when you travel...More
My family joined the Indian Ocean Experiences Tour for the Dales Hiking Trail. We had a wonderful time of exploring the forestry and looking for the different types of crabs, particularly the Robber Crabs. It was a nice hike ending at the waterfall to cool...More
This was a surprising and special discovery for me. Just 18km from the settlement, but right on the other side of the Island, down an easy 4WD track for the last couple of km, there is a clearly marked entrance to a walking trail to...More
This is a stiff walk through the bush but it is a beautiful spot and with a side bar of being able to wash down in the Waterfall it was excellent on a hot day. Take lunch and spend the day walking the dales. You...More
You really need to hire at car ta the airport when you arrive on Christmas Island. that way you can get to most of the scenic spots. Currently the road to Tain Jen Temple is closed until 2017 while they stabilise a rock fall. We...More