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Botanica

Norfolk Island History & Gardens

Sydney Return

Trip Code: BTNOFK8
8 Days
13 Meals
2020

Trip Highlights

Norfolk's Fascinating History

Learn about the history of Norfolk Island from your local guide.

Guided by Judy Horton

Visit private and public gardens with Botanical Guide Judy Horton.

Rare and Endangered Plants

See rare and endangered plants and spectacular natural scenery.

  • Trip Inclusions
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Similar Trips

Trip Inclusions

  • All sightseeing & touring as per the itinerary
  • Services of a Tour Manager & Botanical Guide
  • Airport transfers on first & last day, tipping & porterage
  • Travel in a small group in a luxury vehicle
  • 20 Meals

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Group size 15-25 guests
  • Medium Fitness level - involves walking on uneven surfaces for more than one hour. A good degree of mobility is required
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included
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Sydney Return

Meet at Sydney airport for your flight to Norfolk Island. Upon arrival be transferred to your island home for the next seven nights, the Governor’s Lodge Resort which is set within 12 acres of sub-tropical gardens.

Stay: 7 Nights: The Governor’s Lodge Resort

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Today, and the next seven days, will unfold on ‘island time’. With a population of less than 2,000 people this relaxed island has a mild subtropical climate and 174 plant species, of which 51 are endemic. Your Botanical Guide Judy Horton will be on hand to share her wealth of plant knowledge with you.

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Perhaps today will see us tour private gardens and see how the history of Norfolk Island has influenced the private garden owners from small to large gardens.

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Continue your island explorations today. See rare and endangered plans as you venture around this delightful island.

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By now you will understand why famous author Colleen McCullough made Norfolk Island her home, why singer Helen Reddy purchased a property here and why novelist James A Michener set a chapter of one of his books here.

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The history of Norfolk Island is captivating, as is the culture of the locals who have called it home for generations. From its brutal convict past to the fascinating stories of the Bounty mutineers, there is a slice of history around every turn.

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Maybe spend today relaxing at your resort or perhaps set off on more botanical and historical discoveries.

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This morning after breakfast you’ll transfer to the airport for your included flight back to Sydney.

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Would not hesitate to recommend Botanica and we are already looking into our next adventure.

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