There's more to Norfolk Island There's more to Norfolk Island

For such a small island, there is so much to do!

1.       Saturday Farmers markets from 7.00am - 9.30am.

2.       Sunday arts & craft markets from 8.30am - 11.00am.

3.       Explore the Convict Ruins in the Kingston UNESCO World Heritage Site.

4.       Learn the layers of history at the four Kingston museums.

5.       Sirius museum houses First Fleet flagship HMS Sirius artefacts – wrecked off the Kingston reef.

6.       Drive to the top of Mount Pitt for a 360° view of the Island.

7.       Walk from Mt Pitt across to the highest point Mt Bates which is 319 metres.

8.       Discover the Cockpit Waterfall at Cascade Bay.

9.       Government House Charity Open day is once a month.

10.     Watch the cargo boat unloading (limited visits throughout the year)

11.     Get outdoors on the many walking trails in the National Parks.

12.     Visit the Discovery Centre within the Norfolk Island Botanical Gardens.

13.     Dine out at one of the fabulous restaurants, we recommend booking ahead.

14.     Attend a Norfolk Island Church service.

15.     Visit Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama a 360° painting of the famous Bounty mutiny.

16.     Research your convict ancestry and family tree at the Research centre.

17.     Indulge in locally made chocolate.

18.     Visit the Liqueur factory to sample locally made liqueurs.

19.     Swim at Emily Bay Lagoon (listed in the top 10 beaches of the South Pacific)

20.     Snorkel at Slaughter & Emily bays & marvel at the fish & coral.

21.     Have a game of golf on the World Heritage seaside course.

22.     Take a picnic & stay awhile at the Captain Cook Lookout.

23.     Keep your feet dry & hop on a Glass bottom boat tour.

24.     Marvel at the rock formations on a guided sea kayaking tour.

25.     Hire some fishing gear & try your luck from one of the jetties.

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26.     Enjoy local fish, salads & desserts at an island cliff- top fish fry.

27.     Explore Norfolk’s valleys and ridges with Island Adventure 4WD tours.

28.     Try your hand at Geocaching. Ask the Visitor’s Information Centre for an instructions handout.

29.     Witness the celebrations of Anniversary (Bounty) Day annually on the 8 June.

30.     For a bit of soft adventure join a guided trek to the outer island, Phillip Island.

31.     Book a jewellery making class with Niow Designs.

32.     Walk the boardwalk down to the secluded Bumboras beach.

33.     Pack your surf board and catch a break beyond the reef.

34.     Join a Stargazing tour and be amazed at the incredible night skies.

35.     Book a guided electric bike tour around the island.

36.     Enjoy a fun night at “Housie/Bingo” every Monday at the Governor's Lodge Resort.

37.     Rejuvenate with a relaxing massage or beauty treatment.

38.     Participate in a Yoga or Tai Chi class.

39.     Lose yourself in the hedge maze at Strawberry Fields.

40.     Head out to Puppies Point and witness a stunning sunset.

41.     Rise & shine early and witness the sunrise over Kingston.

42.     Take the many steps to the top of Flagstaff Hill centenary walkway.

43.     Have a game of mini golf at the Toy shop - Grassy Road, open 2-5pm Fri & Sat.

44.     Take the Walk in the Wild, a private rainforest with storyboards and statues.

45.     Take a photo amongst the roots of the magnificent Moreton Bay Fig Trees.

46.     Join in the local sports! Touch football, tennis, squash, netball, lawn bowls.

47.     Haul in your catch on a deep sea fishing charter.

48.     Book a scenic boat cruise around the 2 outer islands.

49.     Hire a car and take a leisurely drive around the island. Roll the windows down and enjoy the fresh sea breeze. 

50.     Buy some local beef, pork or fish to cook on a cliff top BBQ.

51.     Arrange a picnic delivery from Platters with Paige.

52.     Purchase a Norfolk cook book & try your hand at traditional recipes.

53.     Take a Lantern Lit Ghost tour, it will give you chills.

54.     Watch the historical play the Trial of the Fifteen, only on Wednesday’s.

55.     Visit the St Barnabas Chapel, & marvel at the rose windows.

56.     Relax over wine tasting at the Two Chimney Winery.

57.     Contact the Travel Centre about a “volunteer work” holiday

58.     Grab your camera & binoculars & look out for the rare green parrot.

59.     Enjoy a high tea luncheon.

60.     Norfolk is a Gold level Dark Sky town, the night skies are amazing.

61.     The Royal Agriculture & Horticultural Show day is held every October.

62.     Watch a movie at “Ferny Lane” theatre. Get there early for a comfy couch!

63.     Tour the Pitcairn Settlers Village on an old Model T Ford car.

64.     Wave to passing cars it’s called the Norfolk wave.

65.     Mix your holiday up with one of the many festival and events held throughout the year.

66.     Walk to the bottom of Anson Bay (not recommended for swimming but worth the walk).

67.     Hug a pine tree! Water is stored in the trunk so this will cool you down.

68.     Hold your wedding or renew your vows, so many beautiful locations.

69.     Listen to the local language at the magnificent Wonderland by Night.

70.     Snorkel the clear waters in Emily & Slaughter bays, watch out for the cheeky ‘Aatuti’s”

71.     Take a swim in the rain. Just remember to leave your towel in the car.

72.     Tour through a beautiful private property on the "Music Valley Experience"

73.     Volunteer some time with the Boomerang bag group, aiming to rid Norfolk of plastic bags.

74.     Join the Bird watching tour to discover our unique land & sea bird life.

75.     Keep fit during your holiday and take a gym class.

76.     Enjoy the local coffee from Freddie’s van at the Sunday markets.

77.     Shop til you drop, some items you will not find elsewhere.

78.     Stop at the road-side stalls for in season fruit & vegetables & home cooking.

79.     Learn about our unique culture and purchase locally crafted wood work & traditional hats & baskets.

80.     Be pampered with a pedicure or manicure.

81.     Take a photo of yourself in the convict stocks outside Barney Duffy’s.

82.     Wander through the Queen Victoria Memorial Gardens.

83.     Visit the Military Museum located at the RSL Club.

84.     Call into the Visitor Information Centre for a copy of a FUN car rally.

85.     Request a song on local radio, every Thursday. Phone the station 22137.

86.     Watch the aircraft land & take off along the fence line of the airstrip.

87.     Purchase your own fluffy Green Parrot or Norfolk owl from the Visitor Information Centre.

88.     Take a tour behind the scenes with Boc’s Farm & Industry tour.

89.     Visit the many art galleries for locally created products.

90.     Join a tour through the late author Colleen McCullough’s home.

91.     Buy a CD of local music for a permanent souvenir.

92.     Join us in November for the Taste Norfolk Food festival.

93.     Visit for Thanksgiving Day celebrations every November.

94.     Check out the nicknames listed in the local phone book - there are some interesting ones! 

95.     Join the ghost of Elizabeth Robinson for dinner & a tour in historical Kingston.

96.     Check out the blackboard menus at the club bistros.

97.     Have a fun game of barefoot bowls.

98.     Collect driftwood & shells to make your own wind chime.

99.     Visit the South Pacific Display centre on New Cascade Road/only Tuesday.

100.    Just disconnect, relax and enjoy your surroundings.

101.    If you are on social media don't forget to use #norfolkisland

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