All model aero plane fans are invited to join in the fun with the Tingalpa Model Aero Club Norfolk Island Fly In for a week of flying and socialising among local club members and visitors 21 - 28 October. Meet the locals who share their favourite flying spots around the island. Bring your big planes, indoor flying and gliders to cover all conditions.
Combine this unique event with plenty of time to immerse yourself in the beauty of Norfolk Island’s beaches, stroll or bike through our magnificent rainforests chill out on our pristine beaches or just enjoy a break away from it all. Norfolk Island has all the makings for a wonderful holiday and start to this summer.
There are so many reasons to consider a holiday to Norfolk Island situated a short two hour flight from Brisbane or Sydney and mid-way between Australia and New Zealand. The beauty of the Island is infamous with its tall majestic pines, high rising cliffs, green undulating valleys, lush rainforest and brilliant turquoise waters over coral reefs. So many arriving visitors are simply astounded by the beauty they find providing countless photographic opportunities. The island has long been a source of inspiration to painters and artists.
Our little island is packed full of things to see and do. World Heritage listed Kingston will take you into the history of turbulent convict years and today’s vibrant Norf’k culture (born out of the infamous mutiny on the Bounty) all of which can be explored via tours, displays and even a chat with a friendly local. Encounter our pristine environment via swimming, reef snorkelling and rainforest walks. Our cafes and restaurants offer delicious, fresh, organic meals and local art, crafts, toys, shoes and tax-free items are also amongst shopping highlights.
Many of our visitors experience a feeling of ‘coming home’ perhaps to a way of life they knew from years ago with a relaxed pace, a sense of quiet, genuine friendliness, attention to life customs and community. On Norfolk there exists a safe place to gently ‘reconnect’ with yourself, loved ones or friends. At the same time this intriguing island has so much on offer that if you choose, you’ll be very well entertained – and busy!
Tours and activities on offer include 4WD tours, Glass-Bottom Boats, eco- tours, progressive dinners to island homes, museums and heritage tours, sunset fish frys, bowls, golf, art trails and cottage industries. Norfolk’s fishing is renowned for every trip coming home with a great catch, such as Kingfish, Silver Trevally, Amberjack and Sweetlip (Red Throat Emperor).
There is as much or as little as you’d like to do on Norfolk Island. Whether you are deciding to travel for a special event or another time of year, this South Pacific gem is guaranteed to safely return you home very much satisfied.
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