Norfolk Island Convict Ancestry Tour: March 2025

Norfolk Island has a fascinating history, particularly concerning convicts from 1788 to 1855.

Norfolk Island offers a rich history for those interested in exploring and discovering their ancestry.

The Norfolk Island Convict Ancestry Tour: March 2025 includes:

Return flights ex Sydney to Norfolk Island and airport transfers.
Hire care Discovery half day Norfolk Island tour 
The true story of the shipwreck HMS Sirius March 1790
Step back in Time – Tour of old Sydney Town of the first settlement
Norfolk Island Foundation Day 6 March re-enactment and luncheon banquet
First Fleet – Norfolk Island 1st Settlement – Norfolk Island Penal settlement Research session
Special tour of the Commissariat Store Museum with first and second Settlement relics
Discover your convict ancestors land on Norfolk Island from 1788 to 1814
Walking guides of world heritage convict settlement of Kingston Town and explore the convict ruins of world heritage KAVHA
Shadows of the Past – Historic cemetery visit showcasing the 1st and 2nd Settlement headstones and visit to the Turtle bay burial ground.
Online access to Norfolk Island 1st Settlement History and Family History research resources and primary records.
7 days pass to Bounty Museum covering all layers of Norfolk island History and Heritage.

And much more

Accommodation: Daydreamers (Twin/Double Share – Single in a one bedroom apartment and Triple – Quad in a two bedroom apartment)

Self-contained apartments, open plan kitchen, dining and living rooms, set in a protected landscaped garden area just a few minutes’ walk to the centre of town. Some views across the valley. Local bananas are hung for guests to eat when available and there is a common well-equipped barbeque area. Includes wifi, local mobile phone and guest laundry

FLIGHT SCHEDULE: A valid driving license – photo identification or passport is required for travel. EX Sydney: Sunday 2 March 2025 –  Sunday 9 March 2025 
A $400 per deposit is required with final payment by 3 Jan 2025

Norfolk Island History Lovers Tour is a project of Australian History Research and Heritage Tourism

Historian Cathy Dunn will provides insight into the archives and records available for both the Colonial (1788 – 1814) and Penal (1825 – 1855) periods, which will be an valuable resource for family historians and their research.

Remember to book early to secure your spot for this unique historical experience!

These historical connections provide a glimpse into the lives of convicts on Norfolk Island during the early days of European settlement in Australia.

Double: $2345 per person
Single: $3165
Triple: (two bedroom apartment) $2205 per person
Quad: $2035 per person

If you’d like to explore more about Norfolk Island or any other historical topics, feel free to email office@australianhistoryresearch.info 

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