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Kingston Pier

Kingston, Norfolk Island, Australia
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The Original Island Lifeline

Kingston Pier is a must visit if you're on Norfolk for Baunti Day or when a supply ship is 'in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adelaide, Australia
Watch the unloading

This is a must when the supply ship comes to Norfolk just to watch how the supplies are brought in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Kingston, Norfolk Island, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kingston Pier is a must visit if you're on Norfolk for Baunti Day or when a supply ship is 'in'. Amazing to watch a ship unloaded via the use of the 'lighters' and fabulous to see the pre-parade re-enactment on Norfolk's special day. At other...More

Thank Susicam
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must when the supply ship comes to Norfolk just to watch how the supplies are brought in on small boats threw what I consider a rip its a very time consuming exercise and well worth a watch.

Thank roddy1_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prior to boarding a fishing charter trip I was delighted to view this beautiful rainbow. The Kingston Pier is a nice spot for a walk or a spot of fishing. The water is crystal clear and on the left side you can see the amazing...More

Thank Anneliesewh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there for Bounty Day and saw all the residents in their bounty outfits children running around and having fun and also watched the goods come in from the boat as well as cars which was amazing to see.

Thank Juliane M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great if you can time your visit to coincide with the unloading of the ships. Its the only way goods come onto the island - cars, buses and ALL goods. Great to watch the 'lighters' being pulled out to the ships by the motorised boats...More

Thank RedDragon1954
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's amazing to think that convicts built this pier. Such a strong standing structure. Great to view the waves crashing over the pier in wild weather. Even more enjoyable was the way the ship was unloaded. You appreciate the isolation of the island

Thank Fran1712
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Supply boat was delayed - apparently in dry dock and not due for another week with the result that the supermarket was looking a little bare. Missed the action of unloading as apparently all the island pitches in and helps. The pier itself is...More

Thank Carol V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Need vehicle Pier is part of the Kingston Historical area including graves can walk all over plenty of parking.The best time to visit pier is when the cargo boat arrives and anchors off shore.To watch how they unload in the tender boats towed by a...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely views of the sea and how in the past it help unload cargo long time ago. Unbelievable watching the tides come and go exposing the reef.

Reviewed 7 May 2017

It is a unique experience to see the way cargo ships are unloaded at the island. This occurs every 4-5 weeks or so, depending on ocean conditions, but if you happen to be on the island when this is happening, to should not miss it....More

Thank atripadviserguest
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