|Flying Fish Cove is the main settlement of Australia's Christmas Island. Many maps simply label it “The Settlement”. was the first British settlement on the island, established in 1888.|
About a third of the territory's total population of 1,600 lives in Flying Fish Cove, which lies at the north-eastern of the island. There is a small harbour which serves tourists with yachts. It is possible to dive at the settlement's beach.