Bounty Day Picnic 08 June 2020

  • Destination: Norfolk Island
  • Departs: 08/06/2020
  • Price: $158

This morning you will be picked up from reception to join the Bounty Mutineer descendants as they enact the landing of their forefathers. The landing takes place at the Kingston Pier, the oldest pier in the Southern Hemisphere. You can follow the procession of the Bounty Mutineers descendants dressed in period costume to the Cenotaph to pay respects to fallen heroes where hymns are sung. Then it is onto the Cemetery where wreaths are laid, local hymns and the Pitcairn Anthem, (Norfolk Island’s national anthem) are sung. The Bounty Mutineer descendants then make their way to the All Saints Church for the judging of the best dressed families. You can observe the tradition of the children of the Bounty Mutineers descendants rolling down the Government House hill. Then it’s off to The Compound for morning tea followed by a traditional Island picnic lunch. Before lunch the Norfolk grace will be sung. You will sample some traditional Norfolk Wettles enjoy complimentary, red and white wine, orange juice, tea and coffee. Baunti Escapes will also have a local entertainer for their guests. 8:30am pickup for Guests.

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