Overview for Norfolk Island
Where is Norfolk Island?
Just over 2 hours from Brisbane or 2½ hours from Sydney, Norfolk Island lies approximately 800 kms south east of New Caledonia, 1120 kms north west of New Zealand, 1440kms east of Brisbane and 1760kms north east of Sydney. Norfolk Island is only 8kms from north to south and 5kms from east to west. With a population of just over 1800, many of the residents there today are direct descendants of the mutineers of the HMS Bounty. English is widely spoken, with the local islanders speaking ‘Norfolk’, a Norfolk-Pitcairn Island dialect.
You’ll enjoy your stay…
For such a small island, Norfolk Island offers just so much in one holiday. Rich in history, friendly locals, & great shopping, you will be surprised how much there is to do. Stroll beneath the tallest tree ferns on earth and snorkel over coral reefs of tropical fish. A third of Norfolk is sub-tropical rainforest preserved within national parks and reserves. Bushwalking, mountain biking and bird watching are popular pastimes. With a climate similar to southern Queensland, and a range of accommodation to suit, we are sure your visit to Norfolk Island will be a memorable one you will want to do again.