Highlights of Norfolk Island



per person
Duration: 7 Nights
Destination: Norfolk Island
Region: Australia
Deal Code: PA8J1LX




An undiscovered island paradise, tucked away between Australia and New Zealand, Norfolk Island will surprise and delight at every turn. Iconic, moody seascapes, sparkling turquoise waters, historical landmarks, and gastronomical delights aplenty.

Your 8 day group tour includes:

  • 7 nights in 3+ star accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 6 dinners
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • All transportation and transfers
  • Services of an Expert Travel Leader

Last chance to book – limited spaces available!

***Rate based on twin share for travel 25 November to 2 December 2022***

Day 1: Arrive in Norfolk Island
Welcome to Norfolk Island! You will be greeted by a Wendy Wu Tours driver and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner with part of your group at Hilli Restaurant.
Hotel: Governor’s Lodge Resort Hotel – Executive Unit

Day 2: Discover Norfolk Island
In the morning there will be a complimentary transfer to one of the Island’s most popular attractions, the Cyclorama. Based on a popular art form from the 1800’s it gives a unique 360-degree portrayal of the history of the Bounty Mutiny and the history of the people. It is one of only a few in the world and will impress with its realistic artistry. Dinner tonight is at the Homestead Restaurant, famed for its ‘cooking over embers’ that locks in flavours. At this farewell dinner, you will have the chance to reminisce over wonderful, shared experiences in Norfolk and look ahead to your next adventure!
Hotel: Governor’s Lodge Resort Hotel – Executive Unit

Day 3: Discover Norfolk Island and Reef Cruise
In the morning enjoy an orientation drive through the most important landmarks, with some photo opportunities for our budding photographers. Afterwards enjoy a cruise a cruise within the lagoon of Emily and Slaughter Bays. Here you will witness the beautiful coral gardens as you cruise the crystal-clear pristine waters of the lagoon on a glass-bottom boat. Norfolk Island has the second southernmost coral reef in the world and attracts a diversity of marine life. In the evening enjoy a traditional island BBQ at a scenic location. Then prepare yourself for an entertaining night tour into Norfolk Islands past to learn about some of the Islands past notorious characters on a lantern-lit ghost tour.
Hotel: Governor’s Lodge Resort Hotel – Executive Unit

Day 4: History and Cuisine
Learn about World Heritage Listed Kingston. Hear about our first settlers, the Polynesians who came 900 years ago, learn about our First and second settlements and the facts and legends associated with each. Learn how Norfolk became home to the descendants of the infamous Bounty mutiny. Walk through the historic cemetery. Next, enjoy a visit to the Islands only boutique winery, Two Chimneys, where you’ll enjoy an exclusive cellar door experience that includes winetasting of their premium wines accompanied by homemade delicacies, fresh from the wineries garden. To finish the evening, we have created a fun, interactive experience. Travel back in time and dine at the elegantly restored Georgian house at No.9 Quality Row, right on the beautiful Kingston foreshore. Here you will take part in a real-life game of Cluedo – aptly titled “Who Killed the Surveyor?”
Hotel: Governor’s Lodge Resort Hotel – Executive Unit

Day 5: Characters of Norfolk Island
Visit famed Australian author Colleen McCullough’s property ’Out Yenna’. The world-renowned author called Norfolk Island home for almost 36 years. She and her husband, Norfolk Islander, Ric Robinson, created a luxurious hideaway here. Colleen sought refuge in the tranquillity of her island home and created the perfect environment for her writing. On this exclusive access experience, you will tour the property, and appreciate why this spot inspired creativity for so many of her popular books including cult favourites ’The Thorn Birds’ and ’Morgan's Run’. Later take part in a museum exploration within the Kingston Heritage Area. Wander through renovated buildings that date back to the early 1800’s, learning more about the island’s unique settlement history. View archaeological artifacts discovered on the Heritage Kingston and Arthurs Vale historic area (KAVHA) site and uncover their links to the Polynesian 1st settlers and the convict settlers that followed in the late 1700s. Finish the day with a fun, interactive dinner theatre experience, where the performers take you on a journey back in time and share the generational stories of times past. The Commandant’s stories about the notorious Convict Settlements on Norfolk Island will have you enthralled. During the evening, hear how the convicts were treated by sadists and reformers alike. Listen to a chilling recall of one of the infamous rebellions. Then marvel at how the Commandants and their families adapted to life in a Norfolk Island penal colony, recreating a little piece of England in the Pacific. Explore their great challenges, impressive successes, and shameful secrets. The Commandants dinner of traditional English fare and show will leave you in stiches, from food and laughter!
Hotel: Governor’s Lodge Resort Hotel – Executive Unit

Day 6: Thanksgiving Day Picnic
This morning join the locals at the Church of England Thanksgiving Service at the historic All Saints Church at Kingston which is beautifully decorated with local produce. Alternatively, spend your morning exploring the Island at leisure and join the group for lunch. Norfolk Island is the only country outside the United States that celebrates Thanksgiving Day, dating back to the time when American whalers were living on Norfolk Island. It’s then time to join the celebrations with a traditional Island picnic lunch. You’ll sample some traditional Norfolk delights and enjoy  complimentary red and white wine.
Hotel: Governor’s Lodge Resort Hotel – Executive Unit

Day 7: Breakfast Bush Walk and Island Fish Fry
This morning take part in a relaxed, scenic bushwalk through the National Park. Take in the beauty of the dramatic seascapes, the lush Norfolk Pines towering above and the unique flora and fauna that call the island home. Walk along the Bridle Track to Captain Cook’s Memorial and keep your cameras handy! Breakfast will be served alfresco, BBQ style. In the afternoon embark on a foodie adventure as you meet passionate local farmers and sample their organic produce. First stop will be to a beekeeper's home where you will view their flow hives and learn about local honeybees. View their incredible flight path to their hives. Next stop is a local farm, followed by a cooking demonstration where you will create green banana fritters flavoured with local honey. Yummy! Start your evening with a traditional Island Fish Fry, a welcoming Polynesian feast filled with singing, dancing and lots of atmosphere. Enjoy the stunning setting of the crescent-shaped beach and the magnificent spread of ocean stretching far into the horizon. The beautifully set tables will delight – it’s the most glamorous picnic you will ever attend! Scrumptiously fresh, local fish is prepared the traditional way and accompanied with a range of seasonal island dishes, passed down from Polynesian foremothers.
Later this evening enjoy a private coach tour, that follows the journey of 1856 in the World Heritage Listed Kingston area. You will experience the past brought to life as you hear emotive stories of the families, where they lived and how they adapted to their strange, new life on Norfolk Island.
Hotel: Governor’s Lodge Resort Hotel – Executive Unit

Day 8: Depart Norfolk Island
A personalised garden exploration that will enthral any garden enthusiast. Frist, step behind the scenes of a busy flower market and then venture out to a secluded old Island home and marvel at the beauty and colour of its surrounding gardens, still irrigated by a hand dug well from the convict era. The next stop is the ‘Labour of love garden” which is inspirational. You will enjoy a light morning tea in the gardens surrounds, amongst the picturesque setting. Later, transfer to the airport to meet your connecting flight.

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Prices listed are per person in Australian/New Zealand Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 24 June 2022 and can be withdrawn without notice. Cabin categories include prepaid government fees and port taxes unless otherwise stated. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.

As this is an exclusive, one-off departure there are special booking conditions that apply. The details are outlined below. Please take the time to read through the below and contact us for any further information on any aspect of the tour. Secure your place on this one-off special tour with a holding deposit of just $99 p.p. The current price quoted is for the land portion of your tour and does not include the cost of flights from Australia. When this tour reaches minimum numbers, we will contact you to discuss the additional cost of your flight options. If you decide to arrange your own flights, it's important you don't book these until we have made contact to let you know this tour is guaranteed to depart. A second deposit of $400 will be required to secure the tour and airfare. If flight options and extra costs are not suitable, we understand and will refund your $99 deposit.