captain cook lodge kiritimati
The original Captain Cook Hotel was named after the famous explorer who discovered Christmas Island in 1777 (on Christmas Eve). It was the first and only hotel on the island and hosted countless adventurous anglers seeking the incredible angling opportunities that awaited them after a long journey across the Pacific Ocean. In 2020 when new international management took over the operation the property was renamed the Captain Cook Lodge. The location of the Captain Cook Lodge is ideal! The airport is only minutes away making arrival and departure a breeze. The grounds of the Captain Cook are unlike any other on the Island, with open expanses, cool ocean breezes coupled with the soothing crashing of waves will make sure you have a restful sleep after a great day of fishing. Our Lodge is set away from the noise and disturbances often found in Tabakea and London.
grounds & accommadations
The new Captain Cook Lodge has 4 bungalows made of coral stone and traditional thatch roofs. Each bungalow has two private suites with a refrigerator, air conditioning, en suite bathroom with hot and cold water. Our lodge will only take a maximum of 8 anglers ensuring private accommodations and a relaxed small group atmosphere. The large well maintained ocean side property allows you to choose between evening cocktails, appetizers and after fishing stories with the waves crashing around you on the beach or in a traditional open air maneaba (local gathering place). The choice is yours but the solitude you will experience at the Captain Cook Lodge is like no other found on the Island.
The meals served at the Captain Cook Lodge are some of the best found on the Island. We choose to host no more than 8 anglers per week making it easier for our chef to go above and beyond for our clientele. Dinners are often fresh seafood caught that day, traditional island specialties and a few classic western favorites. Fresh food is flown in each week from Honolulu to ensure our clients have no shortages that can affect the Island. Breakfasts will consist of bacon, eggs, sausage, cereals, fresh fruit and of course copious amounts of delicious Hawaiian coffee. Lunches will be sandwiches and chips while out on the water. Our trips are all-inclusive packages and include all your beverages, beer, wine and cocktails. We won’t be handing you a bill at the end of your stay with us!