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Getting Around Norfolk Island

There are so many spectacular places to visit in Norfolk Island. From the educational Kingston Museum to the beautiful Norfolk Island National Park, there is so much to see and do on this small island in the south Pacific. But what’s the best way to travel to all of these incredible sights and attractions? 

Getting around Norfolk Island is a lot easier than you may think. Much of the island is walkable, but there is also 120km of road so you can access the more remote parts of the island. Whether you decide to hire a bike or a car, here are the best ways to travel around the many unmissable locations of Norfolk Island. 

How Large is Norfolk Island? 

As noted, Norfolk Island isn’t a very large island. At just 34.6 square kilometres, it is one of the smallest territories in Australia. With a population of around 1400 people, the island is sparcely populated, with most people living in the town of Kingston. 

Norfolk Island is located in the south Pacific Ocean, roughly 1,500km south of Australia. There are a few ways to get to Norfolk Island. You can fly from Australia to Norfolk Island, taking a direct flight from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane to Norfolk Island.

Can You Hire a Car on Norfolk Island? 

Hiring a car on Norfolk Island is a good option for those who want to explore the island. There are several car hire companies on Norfolk Island, including Avis, Budget and Hertz. You can also hire a car in Kingston, and drive around the island. 

Norfolk Island has a total of 120km of road. The road network is well maintained and there are several main roads around the island. The main roads are well signed and easy to navigate.

Also, be sure to wave at any passing vehicles, which is a friendly tradition adopted by all the Norfolk Island locals. 

Is There any Public Transport on Norfolk Island? 

Norfolk Island does not have any public transport, however, you can hire an Uber once you arrive at the airport to take you to your Norfolk islands’ accommodation

Alternatively, you can hire a bike to explore Norfolk Island. There are several bike hire companies on the island, including Bike Norfolk Island and Big Bike. Norfolk Island has a total of 54km of cycleways, making it one of the most bike-friendly islands in the south Pacific. 

Eleena Wills
Hi, I’m Eleena Wills. Being a writer and blogger, I strive to provide informative and valuable articles to people. With quality, constructive, and well-researched articles, one can make informed choices. I cover a wide range of topics, from home improvement to hair styling and automotive.
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