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Explore at your leisure

A regular ferry 'Cahaya Baru' links Home and West Islands, with diversions to Direction Island on Thursday and Saturday. Ferry timetables are available from the Visitor Centre, Duty Free Shop and most accommodation.

A local bus runs from various bus stops around the West Island Settlement to the Rumah Baru jetty and return, linking with the ferry schedule. The bus is $1.00 return, while the ferry is $4.00 return and $7.00 return to Direction Island on Thursdays.

West Island is 15km from end to end and is flat, so offers the perfect excuse to explore by bicycle with some accommodation properties offering complimentary bicycles for their guests.

Local Malay volunteer, Nek Neng, greets the 7.30am ferry on Home Island with 'Ikan Hiju' the green Tourist Bus to drop passengers at their desired location.

AAA Cocos Tours operate an orange electric bus on West Island and is available for tours and charters to take in the sights and beaches of West Island.

Car hire is available through Cocos Autos Car Hire and AW & KJ Car Hire.

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