U3A First Fleet Celebrations

Join us for U3A First Fleet celebrations, U3A Norfolk Island invites you to join the festivities 3 – 11 March 2017

U3A First Fleet Celebrations

03 March 2017 - 12 March 2017

"U3A NI is one of the U3A movement’s newest members! We are thrilled to have the opportunity to welcome U3A-ers from all over Australia and New Zealand to the island, to immerse yourself in some of our significant cultural events and to learn more about our fascinating history and language. In the process, you will also get to know U3A NI members and join in our local activities. We look forward to meeting you." Barbara Kelly, U3A NI Chairperson.

U3A Norfolk Island invites U3A-ers to join us for special Norfolk Island First Fleet Celebrations which commemorates the arrival on March 06, 1788 of Lieutenant Philip Gidley King with 22 people (including 15 convicts) to form the first settlement on Norfolk Island.

4 - 11 March 2017 depart Brisbane
From $1349 per person twin share

3 - 10 March 2017 depart Sydney
From $1399 per person twin share

5 - 12 March 2017 depart Auckland
From NZ$1749 per person twin share

Holiday Package includes …

  • Return ‘seat and bag’ airfare to Norfolk Island
  • All pre-paid airline taxes
  • Meet & Greet at the Airport
  • Return airport transfers
  • Seven night’s accommodation
  • Seven days car hire
  • Welcome meet & greet with local U3A members (canapés provided, BYO drinks)
  • 2 x Local U3A sessions (topics TBA), includes morning/afternoon tea
  • Half day island orientation tour
  • Entry to Fletcher Christian’s Mutiny Cyclorama (walk inside this unique 360° work of art & follow the Mutiny on the Bounty journey)
  • 2 course dinner at Hilli Lounge restaurant
  • Entry to Bounty Folk Museum (an interesting display and amazing collection of Norfolk Island history)
  • First Fleet re-enactment
  • Convict Kingston tour of world heritage listed KAHVA area
  • Tag-a-long tour to see Norfolk Island Museum highlights (2 mornings)+ multiple entry to all 4 museums
  • Pitcairn Settlers Tour to learn about the colourful history of Norfolk’s most recent settlement – the Pitcairners and their descendants
  • Discount Norfolk Shopping Card with free gift
  • Complimentary “A Walk in the Wild” – A unique rainforest walk
  • Complimentary Miniature Golf - Golf your way through Norfolk history

Prices are subject to availability and subject to change up until time of final payment and ticketing is completed

Conditions/Cancellation Penalties- Group Standard Package Fare

Please note full payment is now due upon booking. Airfare is subject to availability and non-refundable after issue. Changes are permitted until day before departure however payment of a change fee (per passenger) applies plus any applicable upgrade fees to cover the difference between the original fare and the new fare. Accommodation cancellation penalties apply within 90 days prior to travel. Within 60 days of travel, up to 100% cancellation fees may apply. We strongly recommend travel insurance to protect you in some instances for unforeseen cancellation.

Payment Options

Prices shown are in Australian dollars and are payable by personal or bank cheques or by direct deposit into our client trust account. If you would prefer to pay by Visa or Mastercard, please add 1.5% to the total cost of your holiday package.