Norfolk Island 1788 Foundation Day Celebrations: History Week

Event Information

  • 2 Mar 2015 (All day) - 9 Mar 2015 (All day)
    3 Mar 2015 (All day) - 10 Mar 2015 (All day)
  • Norfolk Island
  • Norfolk Island
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Celebrate Norfolk Island Foundation Day on beautiful, historic Norfolk Island.
Foundation Day Re-enactment commemorates the arrival on March 06, 1788 of Lieutenant Philip Gidley King with 22 people (15 convicts) to form the first settlement on Norfolk Island. Tour includes a week long of 1st Settlement 1788 - 1814 history activities and tours.

  • Return airfare to Norfolk Island and Airport transfers on Norfolk Island
  • 7 night’s self catering accommodation
  • 7 days Hire Car (petrol & car insurance extra and payable direct whilst on island)
  • 1788 Foundation Day Re-enactment Day of the first european settlers to arrive on Norfolk Island 6th March 1788
  • History research workshops and information sessions led by Historians Cathy Dunn and Liz McCoy
  • History in the Making Tour - learn the skills used in the Fist Settlement 1788 - 1814
  • Walk in the footsteps on you ancestors - where did they live on Norfolk Island?
  • Twilight tour and dinner at the world heritage convict settlement of Kingston
  • Vist to the historic Norfolk Island Cemetery
  • Norfolk Island shopping card with free gift
  • Mini Golf – ‘Golf your way through Norfolk’s history’
  • “A Walk in the Wild” – ‘A unique rainforest experience’
  • Visit all Norfolk Island museums and special tours

There is much to see and do on Norfolk Island:

  • Dining out in the numerous restaurants
  • Fascinating Historic tours and Eco-tours
  • Bush-walking and photography
  • Glass bottom boat coral reef trips
  • Take some time out to relax and enjoy Norfolk’s peaceful existence
  • Visit Captain Cook landing place of 1774
  • Walk around the World Heritage Convict Settlement: Kingston and Arthurs Vale
  • Visit the Kingston and Arthurs Vale Public Research Centre, Norfolk Island

$1399 per person TWIN SHARE ex Sydney
$1359 per person TWIN SHARE ex Brisbane

Prices available for flights from Auckland on application.