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Celebrate Beautiful Norfolk Island in July 2018!

$ 2990 or 5 monthly payments of $598.00
8 days/7 nights
Per Adult

Norfolk Island 8 Day Seniors Tour for over 50's!

While it is normal to have a hot and sweaty Christmas in Australia this tour in July allows you to celebrate Christmas like the other half of the world, all while exploring the magnificent Norfolk Island. Experience the ‘Wonderland by Night’ tour as the perfect welcome to Norfolk Island, set amongst ...

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Highlights

  • Return economy flights Included departing from Brisbane and Sydney
  • Fully hosted tour with experienced seniors tour host
  • Spectacular Christmas in July dinner offering all the traditional Christmas trimmings
  • History is ever present at Norfolk with the Convict Settlement Tour, Pitcairn Settlers Village and Georgian settlement of Kingston visit
  • Evening Entertainment is always available with Murder Mystery Dinner, sing-a-long night complete with karaoke and a presentation by the Norfolk Island Tahitian Dancers
 

Itinerary

Sydney Passengers Arrive
Upon arrival to Norfolk Island Sydney passengers we will be met and escorted to your accommodation at Paradise Hotel & Resort. Settle in during the afternoon before dinner at your hotel.
Meals: Dinner

Saturday, 14 JUL
Sydney Passengers
This morning Sydney passengers will enjoy breakfast and the day at leisure. Entry is included today for your visit to the Cyclorama located next door to your hotel. Walk inside one continuous 360 degree panoramic painting and experience the history of the Bounty adventures. This evening Sydney passengers will meet their fellow travellers from Brisbane and the Seniors Holiday Travel Team Host at a Welcome Dinner ahead of the Wonderland by Night tour.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Brisbane Passengers Arrive
Upon arrival to Norfolk Island Brisbane 
passengers we will be met and escorted to your accommodation at Paradise Hotel & Resort. Settle in during the afternoon before this evening's Welcome Dinner at Hilli's Restaurant. After dinner enjoy Wonderland by Night. The setting is 10 acres of magical Norfolk pines & bushland lit up like an enchanted forest. Meander along (or ride in the ‘moon buggy’) a gentle winding path with Archie, a descendant of the Bounty mutineers, as he recites his poems and lights up the dioramas.
Meals: Dinner

Sunday, 15 JUL
Enjoy breakfast with the morning at leisure. You may like to visit the local markets at the Bicentenary complex, offering local souvenirs, arts and craft. This afternoon you will enjoy a half day Island tour visiting historic Kingston, Cascade, Longridge and more. Learn about the famous convict buildings, beautiful beaches, and the renowned Melanesian Chapel. Relax and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea in the garden of a historic Island home built by Fletcher Quintal. Tonight you will be transferred to the Fletchers Fate Mystery Dinner. A fascination evening of interactive theatre, intrigue and mystery. This entertaining play, examining the possible last movements and final whereabouts of the famous mutineer, Fletcher Christian, is dramatically acted out by a 6 character cast over a delicious 3 course dinner.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Monday, 16 JUL
Today you will be split into 2 small groups for this morning’s tours. Group 1 will join Culla & his Clydesdales (Ricky, Sailor, Zac and Sam). The tour will take us where cars can't go and see Norfolk's countryside at a leisurely pace. From the time we leave the Coach House in Rooty Hill Road until we return, we will be treated to tales of Island life in true Culla style. Along the way you will visit Mt Pitt, a good spot to stop and enjoy the beautiful views. Group 2 will enjoy their morning at leisure. Enjoy this evenings dinner and a concert.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Tuesday, 17 JUL
This morning after breakfast you will enjoy the Xtian Brothers Cheese Tour. Xtian Brothers Cheese Company is a boutique dairy and cheese producer started by Island brothers Glen and John Christian, producing a range of handmade mouth- watering cheeses, from a small herd of organic cows. Visit a local farm & sawmill, see the cows, beehives & learn about local honey production. Then travel to Glen’s home & sample the range of cheeses with tasty condiments & wine on the veranda. This afternoon embark on a Convict Settlement Tour. Take an in depth tour of the historic Georgian settlement of Kingston. Walk through the cemetery and hear the history of interesting convict and colonial headstones. Gain some insight into the history of the houses along Quality Row. Walk through the ruins of the New Gaol and see the Pier Store, Boat Shed & Crank Mill. Tonight we start off with some pre-dinner music by a local performer who is joined by the Norfolk Island Tahitian Dancers. This evening enjoy a wonderful banquet dinner served to your table with some of Norfolk Island’s most popular dishes. Following dinner we will be entertained by the likes of the Norfolk Island Ukulele Band and the Norfolk Island Band.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Wednesday, 18 JUL
This morning after breakfast enjoy a tour of the Pitcairn Settlers Village. Learn about the colourful history of Norfolk Island’s most recent settlement – the Pitcairners & their descendants, on one of the last few remaining original settler’s properties. View the magnificent homestead gardens, including many of the traditional crops. Ride in Norfolk’s first tour coach and take a visit to a blacksmith’s forge, the original homestead, a WWII Army hut and Museum of Memorabilia. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure ahead of this evening's dinner. After dinner enjoy the final concert with a sing-a-long night complete with karaoke tunes of all your favourites, musical instruments and appearances from all our most loved Norfolk Island entertainers.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Thursday, 19 JUL
This morning we will enjoy a Behind the Hedges Tour. On this tour you will visit a small hobby farm at Anson Bay that has been instrumental in improving the local livestock industry. Close by; see a demonstration of Norfolk’s major pottery with a chance to browse the pottery shop. This afternoon take time to relax and explore the island at your own pace. Tonight enjoy a traditional Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings!
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Friday, 20 JUL

Sydney Passengers Depart

This morning after breakfast Sydney passengers bid farewell to Norfolk Island and your fellow Brisbane travellers and are transferred to the airport for your flight home. Brisbane Passengers
Meals: Breakfast 

This morning Brisbane passengers will enjoy their morning at leisure, enjoy Cyclorama and walk inside one continuous 360 degree panoramic painting and experience the history of the Bounty adventures at your own pace. Tonight our farewell dinner will be at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Saturday, 21 JUL
Brisbane Passengers Depart Today we bid farewell to Norfolk Island and fly back to Brisbane
Meals: Breakfast

INCLUDES

Includes:

  • Return Economy Class Airfare to Norfolk Island. Sydney passengers fly Air New Zealand and Brisbane passengers fly with Norfolk Island Airlines.
  • All pre-paid Airline Taxes 
  • Meet & Greet at the Airport 
  • Return airport transfers on Norfolk Island
  • 7 night’s accommodation
  • Meals as per itinerary 
  • Pitcairn Settlers Village
  • ½ Day Island Orientation Tour 
  • Christmas dinner at Paradise Hotel 
  • Behind the Hedges Tour 
  • Xtian Brothers Cheese Tour 
  • Culla & Co Horse Carriage
  • Wonderland by Night Tour
  • Fletcher’s Fate Mystery Dinner
  • Convict Settlement Tour
  • Cyclorama
  • Seniors Holiday Travel Team Tour Host travelling from Brisbane*
Excludes:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals unless specified
  • Beverages
  • Items of personal nature
  • Optional Tours 

Please note:
Minimum numbers required for tour to depart & to be hosted
Itinerary & prices are subject to change without notice

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fine print

TOUR DATES
  • Tour departs from Sydney 13 July 2018 and  Brisbane 14 July 2018. 
  • SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AT TIME OF BOOKING. 
  • Please just be aware that the rooms with NO single supplement charge are very limited. Limited availability for single rooms they are built to only sleep 1 person and have a single bed.  once they have sold out there is a surcharge to have a twin room of $550 p.p 
 
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can't get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we'll give you your money back, no questions asked.

CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS & AMENDMENTS
  • Cancellation must be made in writing for your reservation to be cancelled. 
  • Any cancellations of the tour will result in the following cancellation fees:
  • 91 days or more prior to departure, loss of deposit plus the cost of the airline ticket if issued.
  • Less than 91 days prior to departure, 100% of the tour package price
If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees.  In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed. 

All My Discoveries Holidays are subject to availability at time of booking. The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can't get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we'll give you your money back, no questions asked

HEALTH & FITNESS/ACTIVITY LEVEL
  • You must ensure that you are aware of any health requirements for your travel and that you are able to participate in the activities included in your itinerary.
  • This tour requires a moderate fitness level to participate.
  • All passengers must be able to:
  • Walk 10 mins without having to stop, sit down or rest
  • Walk over uneven ground with no paving
  • Walk an incline equal to a flight of stairs, without stopping
  • Get in and out of transportation unassisted
  • Stand for 30 mins, without needing to sit down
  • Manage own luggage.
PRICES
  • Schedules and availability, fare conditions and prices can change at any time.
  • Price changes may occur for reason or matters outside our control which increase the cost of the products or service.
  • Such factors include adverse currency fluctuations.

booking essentials

  • Once your MyDiscoveries holiday has been purchased you will receive a voucher with full redemption details for you to book your travel.
  • Should you have any questions on this holiday simply call the customer service team on 1300 404 606 who are on-hand to answer your queries.
  • If for any reason you are unable to book your preferred dates please refer to the MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names (as they appear on their passport), age of travellers and details of any special requirements you wish to highlight to the resort (e.g. vegetarian etc).
  • We recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed.

booking guarantee

The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can't get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we'll give you your money back, no questions asked.

travel period

Departs Sydney 13 July 2018 and Brisbane 14 July 2018

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