Emily Bay, Norfolk Island
Emily Bay

Norfolk Island

Swim at beaches trimmed with golden sand or explore charming stone cottages and walks through lush green meadows and towering pines. There’s no other destination quite like Norfolk Island, and all a short flight from mainland Australia. Find out more in our travel guide.

Reasons to fly Qantas

Food and drinks

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine.  

Baggage included

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

Extensive network

Flying to more than 90 destinations across Australia and the world.

Frequent Flyer program

Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn and use Qantas Points in Australia and around the world and can earn Status Credits on eligible flights.

Places to stay

Natural beauty is what brings travellers to these shores, and no matter where on the island you find yourself, you’re in for a scenic treat. The township of Burnt Pine is perched in the middle of the island, and from here you can travel just about anywhere within a 15-minute drive along country lanes.

Choose your base and explore the island from the independence of a self-contained holiday apartment or the charm of a historic cottage. Experience local hospitality with a homestay through AirbnbOpens in a new tab or window

Things to do

Surrounded by miles of sandy coast, on Norfolk Island you’ll never be too far from an ocean lookout or a stroll to the sea.

You can’t beat a swim or snorkel through the sparkling waters of Emily BayOpens in a new tab or window, one of Australia’s clearest beaches protected by coral reef and home to an abundance of underwater life. Rent a surfboard and catch a wave at favourite surf breaks Anson Bay or Ball Bay, or venture further into the blue with a deep-sea fishing charter or glass bottom boat tour.

Take your pick of uncrowded hiking trails that criss-cross the island among the soaring Norfolk pines and Moreton Bay figs of the Norfolk Island National ParkOpens in a new tab or window Walk over rolling green hills, and rugged cliffs offering expansive views across the island and waters beyond — and be sure to keep an eye out for the unique birdlife, dolphins and migrating whales that pass by.

Dive into a rich history of Polynesian seafarers, convict past and Pitcairn Islander history at one of the four museums on the island, and visit the meticulously maintained convict settlement at KingstonOpens in a new tab or window and Arthur’s Vale Historic Area, also home to the world’s only golf course on a UNESCO World Heritage site.


Where to go

From gardens and green meadows to striking Pacific sunsets and the incredible rockfaces of neighbouring Phillip Island, Norfolk Island is a destination soaked in history and brimming with beauty and local produce just waiting to be sampled. Fill your days with discovery or throw out your plans and go nowhere at all. Pack a book, lap up the serenity and spend your stay on the closest beach – we wouldn’t blame you in the slightest.

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Important information

Disclaimer: ^ Qantas Frequent Flyer members will earn 3 Qantas Points per A$1 value unless otherwise specified, for hotel stays booked through qantas.com/hotels, except Classic Hotel Rewards and Airbnb bookings. Points Club members will earn 25% more Qantas Points, and Points Club Plus members will earn 50% more Qantas Points. Qantas Points will be credited to your account at least 8 weeks after check-out. Qantas Points may be earned by the member in whose name the booking is made. Members will not be able to earn points on additional charges paid to the accommodation provider for extras (including cots, breakfasts and other incidentals) on check-in or check-out (as applicable).  

Disclaimer: ~ Qantas activities are provided by Viator. Conditions apply.

Disclaimer: ++ Status Credits are earned on eligible Qantas, Jetstar, oneworld® member and oneworld connect® airlines only - see the Airline Earning Tables and Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions for details. Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes. 

Disclaimer:  Meals, beverages, entertainment offerings vary between flight times.

Disclaimer: + The number of destinations is correct as at 25 January 2024 but is subject to change.

Disclaimer: #You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.