Norfolk Island

Shiralee surroundsNorfolk Island’s climate is subtropical, temperatures up to 28C in the summer, no frosts and very mild winters.

Lying 1500 kilometres due east of Australia’s Byron Bay and 1100 kilometres from Auckland, Norfolk Island is a territory ‘under the authority’ of Australia, and owned by the people of Norfolk Island.

Norfolk Island was first discovered by Captain Cook in 1774, the island was settled as a penal colony in 1788. In 1856 the descendants of the Bounty mutineers settled on Norfolk.

ocean view norfolk island

The Island is 8 kilometres by 5 kilometres having an area of 3,327 hectares with approximately 1740 freehold land portions, 212 leasehold portions or thereabouts, 712 hectares of Reserves and Commons and 148 hectares or thereabouts set aside for Special Use.

The Island enjoys an extremely pleasant, sub-tropical climate. Never blazingly hot and rarely cold, average morning temperatures range from 22 degrees C in February to 16 degrees C in the winter months. The annual mean rainfall is 1328 mm.

Free Airport Transfers – we pick you up on your arrival in our Luxury Shuttle – and drop you back ready for your Departure.

Holidaymaker must either have a passport or obtain a Document of Identity from passport authority in order to travel to Norfolk Island.  Australians may not need a passport, just a Drivers License.  We recommend a Passport which will ensure you a quicker check in time.

Air New Zealand flies five days a week into Norfolk Island from either Australia or New Zealand, with services ex Sydney Monday and Friday, ex Brisbane Tuesday and Saturday and from Auckland every Sunday utilising a 168 seat A320. Click to make a booking

Flight times (average)
Auckland to Norfolk Island        1.5 hrs
Brisbane to Norfolk Island    2 hrs
Sydney to Norfolk Island      2.5 hrs

Kingston Norfolk Island