Go to Norfolk Island for a silent retreat experience only a brief trip from Australia and New Zealand. Spanning approximately 35 square feet (13.5 square kilometers), it’s simple to travel the island shore to shore and explore its glorious shore. Hire a car and find the magnificent cliffs and secluded beaches with beautiful scenery.
Kingston, the island’s historical capital, overlooks Slaughter Bay on the island’s south east shore. Find the ruins of residency settlements, dating back into the island’s ancient 19th-century background as a penal colony, along with many restored historic monuments and buildings.
Find out about Norfolk Island’s fascinating history in the Bounty Folk Museum at Kingston. Experience island customs involving islanders called the “Norfolk Wave” and also the “Norf’k” speech, a distinctive mix of 18th-century English and Tahitian.