Are you a conscious traveller?

And what does that mean anyway?

Make socially ethical choices, support the local community, protect the wildlife and environment.

How is a holiday on Norfolk Island different to visiting other places in the world?

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Community Values

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General Information

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T.E.K.

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Community Services

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Agriculture

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Language

Travelling to Norfolk Island…

Travel to Norfolk Island

How do you get here?

Travel to Norfolk Island is so much more than just booking a ticket online and turning up at the airport. It’s about being knowledgeable so you can thoroughly enjoy the many different experiences that your Norfolk Island holiday can offer ~

Our world is busy, so any time out that you take, is precious time… Time to relax, time to re-connect, time to experience.. time to ‘just be’.

Norfolk Island is located 29.04º south and longitude 167.95º east in the South Pacific Ocean approximately 1,600km north-east of Sydney, 890km north-east of Lord Howe Island and 1,100km north-west of Auckland.

The island is 3455 hectares in area with a circumference of 32 kilometres.

Norfolk Island is a petite size of only 5 kilometres x 8 kilometres.

Average flying times:

  • Auckland to Norfolk Island 1.5 hrs
  • Brisbane to Norfolk Island 2 hrs
  • Sydney to Norfolk Island 2.5 hrs

Where to stay?

Are you…

Travelling with friends? A romantic partner? In retirement? As a family? …or perhaps upon an invitation to a wedding or a birthday celebration…

There are many accommodation places for you to choose from… to suit your occasion or budget – romantic trips, solo journey, family vacations, senior travel… island getaway, two week holiday, or a family vacation…

You can stay in places which are spacious and luxurious, to compact and cute!

Lavish executive suites to delightful hotel apartments to nostalgically-remembered island homes to private self-contained cottages & B&B’s….

Get in touch with local proprietors, who will be happy to answer your queries.

Particularly if you have special travelling requirements such as needing disabled access to your apartment or a request for no stairs, close to the shopping centre etc.

What to do?

Explore the unique, beautiful and often-overlooked sights of the island… to make your trip unforgettable! An introductory tour can offer a good orientation so you can then begin to explore yourself – we highly recommend a hire car for the duration of your stay.

Do you love music? Festivals? Does your life revolve around your sport? Or do you accommodate a partner who’s life revolves around a sport?!! (Psst… There are many opportunities to escape when a sporting event is on & you’re tired of cheering!)

With a local guide, you will hear personal stories to every tour ~ from what it’s like to study at the local school to their favourite restaurant, to their most treasured community celebration…

Norfolk Island is full of delicious, seasonal food. Ask a local to recommend their favourite restaurants and places to eat so you can truly experience a unique culinary journey.

Browse our local directory for tours and attractions, wellbeing pampers, fishing charters, sporting clubs, restaurants and cafes, museums and galleries…

Our events calendar details year-round happenings on the island if you are interested in participating in a festival, sporting event, workshops and retreats…

As you explore our island, you will find layers upon layers to uncover as you start to build a deeper & deeper understanding of this small community of ours.

It could even take a lifetime; if you began with a completely blank canvas and yet, maintained a vigilant determination to pursue every single nook and cranny…. of the island, of the people… and particularly the language.

We offer a unique and enthralling experience when you visit Norfolk Island!

morla Norfolk language
sink suff Norfolk language
car beat et Norfolk language

In the Norfolk language‘Si yorlye morla’ : translates to ‘See you tomorrow/soon’ – ‘Sink suff’ : refers to ‘low tide’ – ‘Car beat et’ : is ‘You can’t beat it!’