Where is Norfolk Island, you ask? Our little island in the South Pacific lies midway between Australia and New Zealand, blessed with a sublime sub-tropical climate, lush forested valleys, the clearest sapphire seas and a blissfully laid-back lifestyle.
So much more than the home of the famous Norfolk Island Pine and Mutiny on the Bounty survivors, this hidden paradise has a captivating settler history, elegant World Heritage listed architecture, abundant birdlife, amazing marine life, sensational fresh food and wine and a language of its own.
Welcome to the world of Norfolk.
History buffs will be blown away by the enthralling legacy of the early Polynesian settlers, European explorers, convicts, mutineers and whalers revealed in the island’s World Heritage architecture, exhibitions and tours.
Nature lovers and marine thrill-seekers will be captivated by the contrasting landscapes of towering basalt columns, beautiful white beaches and coral reefs teeming with South Pacific sea life.
On dry land you can immerse yourself in spectacular sub-tropical rainforests and botanical gardens. Over one third of the island comprises lush reserves and parks, protecting Norfolk’s unique plants and birds and offering breathtaking panoramas.
Recharge, disconnect and energize in one of the world’s most secluded and surreal surroundings. Indulge in everything Norfolk has to offer from farm to table artisan food to yoga retreats and local spas.
Flights from New Zealand to Norfolk Island are also available with Air Chathams
Norfolk Island has been very fortunate to date and has remained COVID-19 free. To enter Norfolk Island at this time a Norfolk Island Entry Pass is required from the Norfolk Island government.
Broad Leaf Villas have a car hire option so you have the freedom to explore Norfolk Island at your own pace, as long as it’s no more than 50 kmh. There are no traffic lights, but you may need to stop to give way to the odd free-roaming cow, chicken or critter! Click to view the Norfolk Island map online.
Our sub-tropical climate is tempered by the surrounding South Pacific Ocean, so it’s never too hot or cold to enjoy our great outdoors. Daytime temperatures hover around 23°C in summer and 18°C in winter.
To find out more, see the Bureau of Meteorology website.