Norfolk Island Bounty Day
Events New South Wales
8 Jun 2023 Annual Event
This morning you will join the Bounty Mutineer descendants as they enact the landing of their forebearers. 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 who will be dressed in period costume to the Cenotaph to pay respects to fallen heroes where hymns are sung. Then it’s 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. Y
ou can observe the tradition of the children of the Bounty Mutineers descendants rolling down the Government House hill. Then it is off to morning tea followed by a traditional Island picnic lunch. Before lunch, the Norfolk grace will be sung. You will sample some traditional Norfolk wetls enjoy complimentary, red and white wine, orange juice, tea and coffee. Baunti Tours will also have a local entertainer for their guests.
8 Jun 2023