Norfolk Island is a popular holiday destination that is popular with many Australians. It is well known for its rugged coast line, abundance of pine trees, and excellent golf course. 

As far as islands in the South Pacific go, Norfolk has alot to offer. It has a huge range of water sports, hikes, adventure sports, and historical sights. As such it can be difficult to know what to pack. 

You get a strict 23kg when flying to Norfolk island, so you need to make sure that you have everything you need. Things on norfolk island can be quite expensive and costly as their are significant import fees. As such, buying things on the island might not be an option, and it is best you are pre-prepared. 


You will want to bring sneakers to Norfolk island because there are lots of walks available on the island and you will be doing a lot of hiking. Sneakers are comfortable, practical, and will be very useful to you while you are on Norfolk Island holidays. They will make your stay more enjoyable and will allow you to explore the island to its fullest.

Sun and insect protection

With so many fun outdoor activities available on Norfolk, you will want to make sure you are adequately sun safe. You may want to bring some sunscreen with you to Norfolk Island. With so much hiking and swimming you will want to make sure you are prepared for the sun. Even if you are indoors, the rays will still hit you and you will want to protect yourself against the harmful UV rays.

It’s also equally important to be wary of mosquitos in Norfolk Island’s sub-tropical environment. Between the weather, the abundance of water, and the rainforest, mosquitos are pretty active year round. Whether you are susceptible to mosquito bites or not, make sure to bring mosquito repellant and apply it daily, particulaly after dusk.


It is important that you take many photos of your Norfolk Island holiday. Bringing along a camera with you to capture the beautiful features of the island are a must do. Even if you have a phone that can take and store photos of your holiday, bringing along a digital camera and its accessories will make sure that you aren’t draining the charge on your phone throughout your holiday.

Jackets and coats

The weather on Norfolk island can, at times, be unpredictable. Don’t get lulled into a false sense of security thinking that the sub-tropical climate means it will be warm and sunny every day! Making sure you have a light jacket and a raincoat can help protect you from the cool night breezez and tropical storms.

Your travel documents

Whether you’re an old hat at travelling, or this is your first holiday, make sure to pack your travel documents! Norfolk Island doesn’t require you to travel with a passport if you’re travelling from Australia, however it it still just as important to remember to pack copies of your tickets, bookings, and copies of your license or passport in case something goes awry while you’re away from the mainland.

Prepare for your trip to Norfolk Island

As with most holidays, the most important thing to pack is dependent on you! Make sure you have a think about what you’ll be doing on Norfolk Island, and what you’ll need to bring to make the most of your stay. If you are ready to relax and read by the ocean, make sure to remember your sun hat and a book! Or, don’t forget to pack some joggers or boots if your idea of a great holiday involved trekking the trails.

So, pack your bags and get ready to enjoy your Norfolk Island holiday!