About Norfolk Island
Please note: a hire car is essential on Norfolk Island. Car hire is extremely reasonable, and there are several companies on the Island that you can find via their websites. Please ask us for their contact details if we can assist you. The speed limit is 50km/h, but remember that cows, which roam the island freely, have right of way. There are no traffic lights, traffic jams, or parking problems.
What to do on Norfolk Island
In Peter Clarke’s book The Essential Guide to Norfolk Island, he gives a fascinating account of the blend of history and laid-back informality that make Norfolk Island such a unique destination. Rich and diverse in culture – from the original Bounty Mutineers and their descendants, the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Convict Settlement, to today’s varied and multicultural population – Norfolk Island has some of the most beautiful scenery you are likely to see. Norfolk Island has to be seen to be believed.
Check out just a few of the things to do when you visit us on Norfolk Island.
Norfolk Island is just 5 x 8 km in size, with a sub-tropical, moderate climate that is neither too hot in summer nor too cold in winter.
Getting to Norfolk Island
Flights depart from Sydney, Brisbane (Qantas) and Auckland (Air Chatham), and take about 2 hours.
Air Chathams provides a weekly service direct from Auckland, New Zealand to Norfolk Island on Fridays. Find out all the details on the Air Chatham’s website: www.airchathams.co.nz.