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Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia)

Cocos (Keeling) Islands is a tropical paradise located in the Indian Ocean, approximately 2,750 km northwest of Perth, Australia. The islands are made up of 27 coral islands, with only two of them being inhabited. The crystal-clear waters surrounding the islands are perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and diving, with an abundance of marine life to discover. Visitors can also explore the islands' rich history, including the ruins of a World War II airstrip and the traditional culture of the Cocos Malay people. With its stunning natural beauty and unique cultural heritage, Cocos (Keeling) Islands is a must-visit destination for any traveler seeking a peaceful and unforgettable tropical getaway.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) Immunization Recommendations and Requirements

Before traveling, make sure you are up-to-date on all of your routine immunizations including influenza and COVID-19. Note that many vaccines that are now considered "routine" were not available until recent decades so you may not have received them at all, depending on your age and other factors. 

Infants, 6 to 11 months old should receive one dose of MMR and Hepatitis A prior to visiting Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia). This does not count toward routine childhood immunizations.

Talk to a travel health specialist

At Away Clinic we specialize in getting travelers ready for their trips to the world's most exotic destinations. We would be glad to assist you at the following locations:

To set up an appointment, see our self-scheduling page, call us at (480) 712-8865‬, or email us

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