Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
Day 1. Perth to Brisbane (D)
We collect you from home for the flight to Brisbane. Tonight, we will come together for a welcome dinner. Overnight: Comfort Inn Northgate, Brisbane
Day 2. Brisbane to Norfolk & island fish fry (BD)
Board the flight to Norfolk Island at Brisbane International Airport. Tonight, on the beautiful cliff tops of Puppies Point, view a glorious sunset and feast on island dishes.
Overnight each night: South Pacific Resort, Burnt Pine Township, Norfolk Island
Day 3. Introducing Norfolk & progressive dinner (BD)
This afternoon, enjoy a half-day orientation tour that will introduce you to the island’s history, laws, culture and lifestyle as you explore famous convict buildings and the renowned Melanesian Chapel. Tonight, enjoy a three-course meal progressing to three different island homes. Along the way you will learn about life on the island and the hosting families, and also about local produce recipes.
Day 4. Island marine life, Cyclorama & Night as a Convict (BLD)
View beautiful coral gardens and tropical fish this morning, as two locals share their knowledge of Norfolk Island’s unique marine life aboard their glass bottom boat. Then purchase mementoes of your wonderful holiday at the Bounty Folk Museum. Inside Cyclorama, discover one of only a handful of paintings of its type in the world before heading to Hilli’s Restaurant for lunch. Tonight, dress as a convict and join in with the Commandant for an evening of feasting, singing and dancing.
Day 5. Island produce (BD)
Today, visit the Christian Brothers Cheese Company, a boutique dairy and cheese producer. On tour you will be taken through the farm with beautiful ocean views to meet the cows, see beehives and hear about the production of the local honey. A quick visit to the local sawmill is an added bonus. Then sample the cheese and tasty condiments on the veranda with scenic ocean and valley views. The remainder of day is at leisure.
Day 6. Barbecue breakfast, Pitcairn Settlers & Wonderland by Night (BD)
Take a leisurely stroll or a more energetic walk to a cliff top location for a delicious barbecue breakfast. Experience the colourful history and culture of the Pitcairn settlers at one of the last remaining original settler’s properties. Tonight, experience the Wonderland by Night encounter. The setting is 10 acres of magical Norfolk pines and bushland lit up like an enchanted forest. Meander along the trail as a descendant of the Bounty mutineers recites poems and lights up the diorama.
Day 7. Easter Sunday & Convict Settlement (BD)
This morning is at leisure for Easter Sunday. Transport is available to those who wish to attend Easter Sunday church services. This afternoon, walk through the cemetery and learn the history of behind convict and colonial headstones and about the houses along Quality Row. Walk through the ruins of the New Gaol, see the Pier Store, Boat Shed and the Crank Mill.
Day 8. Day at leisure & dinner with the mutineers (BD)
Enjoy a day at leisure to further explore this pristine island paradise or simply relax at the resort. Tonight, laugh, cheer and sing along with the talented descendants of the infamous mutiny on the HMS Bounty.
Day 9. Colleen McCullough & homeward bound (B)
This morning, explore the home of author, Colleen McCullough, then transfer to the Norfolk Airport for the flight to Brisbane then on to Perth. Upon arrival we will see you safely home.
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