Norfolk Island Scenic Walks & Drives

Historic Norfolk Island is the place to travel for walking holidays. National Parks, beaches, nature reserves and rugged cliff-tops provide lovely scenic walks and drives across the island. A detailed Norfolk Island map highlights walking trails through forests with crystal rock pools and scenic drives through peaceful countryside.

Norfolk Island car rental is the best way to see this compact island at your leisure. Soak up glorious Norfolk Island weather and walk around clifftop trails overlooking tranquil bays. If you don’t feel like walking take a historic tour of the old settlement sites at Pitcairn Settlers Village, Kingston, museums, Bloody Bridge, Captain Cook lookout and Cooks monument.

Norfolk Island Pine trees and lush rainforest cover the national park to the summit of Mt Pitt. Palm Glen track winds through the Norfolk Island National Park. Pretty lagoons and coastline like Emily Bay, Slaughter Bay and Duncombe Bay provide picturesque outlooks and great picnic spots on the beach. For an aerial view, take a scenic flight over Nepean Island or Phillip Island, a nearby uninhabited sanctuary.

Burnt Pine is the place to head for tax-free shopping or to play a round of golf. It is also the starting point for a number of historic walks and drives that will take you back in time and give you a better appreciation of the island’s history. The Norfolk Island Botanic Gardens also allow you to take a walk through history to appreciate flora and fauna of the region as well as the rocky reserves with peaceful trails.