Norfolk Island Bird Week - November 2018

Norfolk Island Bird Week - November 2018

11 Nov 08:00 - 18 Nov 11:00 - Stratford
Eastern Taranaki Experience


Register any interest ASAP please
We are working with Norfolk Island Travel in putting together this very unique week to Norfolk Island. Average fitness would be an advantage due to the terrain and length of times walking and/or standing required for the tours.

Price range is $2,800.00 - $3,100.00 (depends on accommodation available or chosen and twin or triple share etc)

Above price range has a complete package including:
*Return economy class airfare from Auckland to Norfolk Island via Australia
*All pre-paid airline taxes

*Meet & greet at the Norfolk Island Airport
*7 night’s accommodation
*7 days car hire per apartment – petrol is additional
*Norfolk Island Bird book by Margaret Christian
*Welcome Dinner at Castaway , followed by welcome briefing
*Discover the world of Norfolk Island’s unique & endemic bird fauna with Margaret Christian (Green Eyes Tour), followed by lunch
*Experience Norfolk Island Birds by night
*Guided birding tours of Norfolk Island’s rainforest & seabird breeding colonies
*Presentations by researchers & managers of the endemic & endangered Norfolk Island Green Parrot
*Meet a local Park Ranger over dinner at Mariah’s Restaurant
*Half Day Island Tour
*Entry to Fletcher’s Mutiny Cyclorama
*Farewell Dinner followed by closing presentation
*Complimentary Miniature Golf – golf your way through Norfolk’s history
*Complimentary “A Walk in the Wild” – a unique rainforest walk
*Bonus Norfolk Island discount shopping card
*Also lots of free time to explore the island with your own provided car - as we (Dave & Carol) have spent many hours exploring Norfolk we can give you great suggestions and advice and answer most questions you may have. We have personally met Derek (mentioned below) and spent an afternoon on a forest bird tour with him.

Further info about Margaret Christian
Local Norfolk Island bird expert Margaret Christian, along with Derek Ball, Director of WildMob and Chair of Island Arks Australia. Their wealth of knowledge will provide a fun-filled week of bird watching and tours.

The Norfolk Island Group is a globally important biodiversity hotspot and has been designated as an ‘Important Bird Area’ by Birdlife International. The group is a breeding site for several 100,000 seabirds including the masked booby, grey ternlet, white tern, sooty tern, & wedge-tailed shearwater. Phillip Island supports one of the largest breeding populations of red-tailed tropic birds in Australia. Norfolk is also home to the endemic & endangered Norfolk Island Green Parakeet, & other endemic birds such as the Norfolk Island golden whistler & Norfolk Island scarlet robin (see pictures in comments)

A $200.00 non refundable deposit is required by 2nd February 2018 to secure your place - a maximum of 12 will go on our hosted complete week.

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