About Norfolk Island

Norfolk is a very small drop in the beautiful expanse of the Pacific Ocean, located less than 3 hours flying time from mainland Australia. Norfolk was discovered by Capt. James cook and then settled by the First Fleet Settlers as a potential food supply to the settlement of Sydney Cove and then later as a harsh penal settlement until the arrival of the descendants of the Bounty mutineers from Pitcairn Island.

Two small uninhabited islands, Nepean and Phillip, lie to Norfolk's south and can be accessed by visitors via a short boat trip and guided tour. The ocean is integral to fully experiencing Norfolk as a holiday destination with it's un-spoilt coral reefs teeming with colourful marine life. The ocean allows spectacular reef surfing, deep sea fishing, scuba diving and pristine beaches with golden sands. Emily Bay in Norfolk's lagoon is considered one of the safest swimming beaches in the world!

Immediately you are immersed in an entirely different world, not only because of the density and diversity of experiences or the relaxing slow paced environment Norfolk offers, but because of the quaint nature of the place itself.

A third of Norfolk is covered by subtropical rainforest, bushwalking and mountain biking are popular past times or swap to a saddle and set off on horse back. There's a wide range of tours and world renowned outdoor activities which can introduce you to unique insights of island life. Norfolk will surpass your imagination and take your breathe away, you'll be surprised by the diversity of this hidden gem, come and discover "The World of Norfolk!"

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