norfolk island

Island of bounties

Destinations

With ties to a colourful past, Norfolk Island is a remote speck in the Pacific where fresh produce, sea views and pine-studded pastures abound. Yachtswoman Jessica Watson discovers its homegrown treasures.

VIDEO: Norfolk Island

Destinations

We sent yachtswoman Jessica Watson to Norfolk Island – where she found rocky seascapes, endangered animals and plants, and a rich heritage.

GALLERY: Norfolk Island

Destinations

Australia’s Norfolk Island, located 1471km east of Brisbane in the Pacific Ocean, is the result of a volcano that existed some 2-3 million years ago. Its human history features inhabitants including Polynesians, First Fleeters, convicts and mutineers. Today, it is also perhaps Australia’s most remote community. We sent Australian yachtswoman Jessica Watson to discover Norfolk Island’s homegrown treasures. Read her full feature in AG#136, out now.

The resilient Norfolk Island

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Norfolk Island is in crisis, but plans are afoot to rekindle this resilient island community with the help of its rich natural wonders and by attracting those who simply love the outdoors