Emily Bay, Norfolk Island © Norfolk Island Tourism

Emily Bay, Norfolk Island © Norfolk Island Tourism

7 days of history, culture and nature on Norfolk Island

I really do think that Norfolk Island is one of Australian tourism’s best-kept secrets. So, c’mon. Do yourself a huge favour. It’s a little part of Australia, after all.

Ray Martin - Celebrity TV Presenter and Ambassador for Norfolk Island

Did you know?

Visitors are entitled to 20% discount off spirits and liqueurs (just show your airline ticket).

Baunti Tours, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

Baunti Tours, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

Moreton Bay Figs, Headstone Road, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

Moreton Bay Figs, Headstone Road, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

Emily Bay, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

Emily Bay, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

When to go

With a pleasant sub-tropical climate, Norfolk is a year-round destination. In summer, temperatures remain below 29°C (84°F), while winter temperatures remain above 16°C (61°F). 

Captain Cook’s Lookout, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

Captain Cook’s Lookout, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

Fun Fact

The wedgetail shearwater bird visits the island from October to May to breed. Known locally as the ghost bird because of its eerily spooky night call.

Kingston World Heritage site, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

Kingston World Heritage site, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

The Hilli Goat, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

The Hilli Goat, Norfolk Island © Tourism Australia

Did you know?

If you’re visiting in November, check out the Norfolk Island Food Festival, held annually in November.

Yoga at the Beach, Norfolk Island © Norfolk Island Tourism

Yoga at the Beach, Norfolk Island © Norfolk Island Tourism

What I like most about visiting the island is you can detach yourself from life as much as you want to or meet some of the friendliest people in the Pacific who’ll take you in like a long lost family.

Craig Tansley – Travel Writer