Norfolk Island Bounty

Bounty Norfolk Island

The Bounty Day - Norfolk Island Holiday from Norfolk Select Northfolk Island is celebrating its June jubilee on what is also known as Bounty Sunday. The Bounty Days goes back to the time when Fletcher Christian was leading a revolt at the HMS Bounty. It is the June holiday that Norfolk Island commemorates each year as part of its colourful story.

In 1787, Lieutenant William Bligh was sent to Tahiti to collect some breadfruits for the Carribean slaves settlements. Having conquered the Bounty, the rebels drove Lt. Bligh and his minions to take off for the astonishing journey to Timor in the Dutch East Indies, a grand total of 3,618nm.

In the end, the Mutineans found refuge on the small island of Pitcairn, where the settlement began to grow. Norfolk Island near here began to end its prison colonial era for delinquents, and when the Bounty's offspring asked the UK government for a larger home, they were given Norfolk Island.

The Pitcairner family already had their own cultural and linguistic heritage when they settled in Norfolk Island, both of which are still in use. Today, almost a third of the inhabitants of Norfolk Island are descendents of the same colonists who came out of the Bounty in June 1856.

Bounty Day is held every year in June on Norfolk Island. The other Bounty Day parties offer picnic, sport, family get-togethers and other fun and games. Norfolk Island's living legacy is one of the things that make it special. So if you are planning to visit the island soon, then only its cultural attractions will surely impress you.

The best way to explore the island is to eat in its own island restaurant, meet the local people and try homemade cuisine. Her themed evenings are also enjoyable and an entertaining way to enjoy the local people' warmth. Of course there are many other things you can do on Norfolk Island.

And if you like fishing, you'll like the clear water of the island, full of snapper, shark, trumpeters, kingfishers, sea bass and trevally. Snorkelling or snorkelling to see the island's rich ly colored coral and marine life, if you don't like it.

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