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Experience Norfolk Island

Price from $3,960* per person

Dates: 27 Feb - 6 Mar 2021

Fully escorted

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Duration: 8 days

Experience the Solo Connections difference and be treated like a local on one of our best selling tours, to Norfolk Island! Solo Connections tours are fully escorted, unique small group tours designed specifically for solo travellers over 50. Our tour includes 7 nights in comfortable quality accommodation with your own private self-contained unit, most meals and tailor-made sightseeing whilst on Norfolk Island.

An 8 Day experience of the beauty and history of Norfolk Island. You will learn of the turbulent convict years and todays vibrant Norf’k culture (born out of the infamous mutiny on the Bounty) through the many included tours and experiences that await. Spend 7 nights in comfortable quality accommodation with your own private room, most meals included and tailor-made sightseeing.

Highlights

  • Historic and Picturesque South Pacific Island
  • Xtian Brothers Cheese Tour
  • Breakfast Bushwalk
  • Sunset Island Fish Fry
  • Night with the Mutineers
  • Colleen McCullough Home Tour
  • Hilli Goat Farm Tour
  • Convict Settlement Tour
  • Night as a Convict Dinner
  • Progressive Dinner

For more information, or to secure your place, call us today at 1300 044 444

8 DAYS
Fully Escorted

Departing Brisbane
27 February 2021
04 September 2021

Pricing

26 February 2021 – $3,960* per person
04 September 2021 – To Be Confirmed

Includes

  • Economy class ‘works’ airfares including taxes departing Brisbane*
  • Private single room in self-contained accommodation
  • 7 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • All sightseeing tours and transfers as per itinerary
  • Tour Escort – travels with group from/to Brisbane
  • Local English speaking guides

Please note: Whilst a passport is not mandatory for travel to Norfolk Island, we do recommend that if you have one that you travel with it. As we depart from the International Airport it does make for a much more smooth transition through Customs & Immigration.
Please also note: Due to the limited airline schedule to Norfolk Island, this tour only departs from Brisbane. Passengers from other cities wishing to join the tour will need to meet in Brisbane. This may require arriving and/ or departing Brisbane the day before/after the tour dates. We can assist with these additional arrangement on request or you can see speak with your favourite travel agent.

For more information, or to secure your place, call us today at 1300 044 444

Day 1

Brisbane – Norfolk Island (D)
This morning we will meet our Tour Escort and fellow travellers at Brisbane International Airport for our flights to Norfolk Island. On arrival we will be welcomed by a representative who will assist with luggage and coach transfer to our centrally located hotel. There will be plenty of time to relax and settle in with the afternoon at leisure. We will meet early evening and then be transferred to Dino’s Restaurant for a Welcome Dinner. After dinner we will be taken on the historical Sound and Light Show! Sit back in the comfort of the bus, whilst Norfolk Island’s convict era is brought to life.
Hotel: Aloha Apartments (7 Nights)

Relax and unwind in comfort and privacy at Aloha Apartments, set in the heart of Burnt Pine on private landscaped grounds in Norfolk Island’s shopping and cafe district, the apartments have fully equipped kitchens, and offer all the comforts and conveniences of home if you need them.

Day 2

Norfolk Island (B,D)
This morning we will have a leisurely breakfast and a free morning to enjoy the local markets. This afternoon we will be picked up for a Half Day Island Orientation Tour. The half day tour is a must-do Norfolk Island experience, introducing travellers to the island’s history and life as it is today. From the historic Kingston to famous convict buildings and beautiful beaches the tour offers plenty of opportunities for travellers to take some photos and be fully informed about this fascinating island. This evening we join Fletcher Christian’s direct descendants John & Alison, for a ‘Night with the Mutineers‘, including sumptuous food, sea shanties, sing-a-longs, great Island music and plenty of mutinous tales.

Day 3

Norfolk Island (B,L,D)
After breakfast and some time at leisure we are taken to Fletchers Mutiny Cyclorama, a continuous 360degree panoramic painting. This will be followed by a stroll through Queen Victoria’s Garden and lunch at Hilli Restaurant. This evening we will have dinner at The Castaway. Later we are taken out for the Wonderland by Night Tour. Set in 10 acres of magical Norfolk pines & bushland lit up like an enchanted forest, hear poetry written by Bounty mutineer descendant Archie, followed by a light supper.

Day 4

Norfolk Island (B,L)
This morning after breakfast we are taken on an exclusive guided tour to the home of world renowned author, the late Colleen McCullough, who made Norfolk Island her home in 1979 and stayed until her passing in 2015 with her husband Ric Robinson. Just after Midday we will take the Hilli Goat Tour – The Norfolk Whey where we learn about the milking and cheese making process of the farm, meet the cheeky goats and top it off with some amazing food. This evening is at leisure and you’re tour host will discuss available dining options. You may choose to grab something light and dine in or maybe try one of the local restaurant/cafes.

Day 5

Norfolk Island (B,D)
An early start today sees us taking a leisurely Breakfast Bushwalk through the National Park. At the end of the walk, we meet on the clifftop for a delicious breakfast BBQ. Returning to the hotel, the mid-morning is at leisure. Later we will be taken to Kingston, for the Convict Settlement Tour, an in depth tour of the historic Georgian settlement of Kingston. We will have some time to relax and freshen up before we are taken on a Progressive Dinner to Island Homes.

Day 6

Norfolk Island (B,D) 
After breakfast we will be collected and taken to Kingston to spend some time in the Pier Store and Sirius Museum’s, including a guided tour behind the scenes which will reveal additional stories from the museum collection & Norfolk’s history. Time and weather permitting we can take a walk along the beach before being taken back to town in time for lunch (at own expense). The afternoon is free for time at leisure for shopping or relaxing. Late afternoon we will be collected and transferred to this evening’s Island Fish Fry. Enjoy the stunning cliff top scenery and feast of Island dishes, along with local entertainment and the sunset.

Day 7

Norfolk Island (B,D)
This morning, have a leisurely breakfast and spend some time visiting the local shops or just simply relax. Early afternoon we are picked up for our tour with the Xtian Brothers Cheese Company, a boutique dairy & cheese producer started by island brothers Glen & John Christian. As this evening is our last night on Norfolk Island, it’s only fitting that we have a Night as a Convict Dinner. Tonight is sure to be a fun time as we dress* like convicts and join in with the Commandant for an evening of gaiety, feasting, singing & dancing. *convict outfit supplied.

Day 8

Norfolk Island – Brisbane (B)
Sadly, today is our final day in this remote paradise. We enjoy breakfast and then our morning is at leisure. For those wanting to do a bit more shopping you can stroll down to Burnt Pine Shopping Centre and pick up those last minute purchases or just relax in your apartment until it’s time to check out. We will be transferred to the Norfolk Island airport to check in for our return flight to Brisbane.

 

For more information, or to secure your place, call us today at 1300 044 444