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How to plan a trip to pitcairn

Pitcairn Islands are loosely grouped tiny islands in the remote South Pacific Ocean. Pitcairn Islands are halfway between New Zealand and South America. This Pitcairn travel guide will help you to visit these legendary islands and experience its vivid culture. Adamstown is the capital city and sole settlement of the population in Pitcairn Islands. Most of the people speak English here.

Visa Procedure for Visiting Pitcairn

Visitors those willing to stay on Pitcairn Islands under two weeks do not require a visa. Upon arrival, immigration officer assesses the application for short-term visitors. Visitors those are willing to stay these Pitcairn Islands for more than two weeks need a license from the governor. Pitcairn visa requirements dictate that visitors must have organized accommodation before arriving here.

The Best Time for Experiencing Pitcairn

Pitcairn Islands have humid and tropical climate which varies from 16áµ’ C in winter nights to 30áµ’ C in summer days. Here rainfall remains fairly disturbed throughout the year. So, July and August are the best time to visit Pitcairn Islands because these are the driest months. In the months of November to March frequent typhoons hit these islands though it’s a good time to visit these islands as weather remain pretty good this time.

Top Destination in Pitcairn Islands

Untouched subtropical island's environment, scenic beauty, endemic flora and fauna lure every traveler in Pitcairn Islands. Out of several sites, Fletcher Christian's cave is the best place to visit in Pitcairn. Places like the grave of John Adams, Taro ground and Flatland are some famous tourist attraction.  St. Paul's tidal pool and bounty bay provide a lot of things to do in Pitcairn Islands.  At St. Paul's tidal pool one can enjoy swimming. Bounty Bay offers deep dive to see the wreckage of the bounty, which was burned in 1790.

Pitcairn Transportation  

Remoteness and ruggedness of Pitcairn Island make it bit difficult for travelers to visit here.  The only option to visit Pitcairn Island by airway is the helicopter because there is no runway in Pitcairn. Tourists can also enter Pitcairn by boats. Dedicated passenger vessel operated by Pitcairn is the answer to the question of how to reach Pitcairn. Unscheduled commercial ships are there too, which can be used to visit this islands. Most of the roads in Pitcairn are dirt trails.  Walking and the motorbikes are the best way to roam around from one place to another place in Pitcairn.

Pitcairn Food and Lodging

Pitcairn Islands provide foodstuffs influenced by New Zealand or the French Polynesia. There are small general stores which stocks imported foods. Being an island Pitcairn provides good quality of seafood to its tourists. Fresh vegetables and fruits are well available here. Alcohol and alcoholic beverages were prohibited in Pitcairn till 2009 but now tourists are allowed to drink here. Alcoholic drinks like beer can only be bought from government stores. There is only one café in Pitcairn. Home-stay style and private self-contained bungalows are the only available option to stay in Pitcairn.

Secluded from mainstream tourism the Pitcairn Islands are a good place for adventure loving travelers. People who seek truly remote horizons can certainly visit the Pitcairn Islands for a splendid vacation. 

How much does it cost to travel to Pitcairn

Plan your trip to Pitcairn with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Pitcairn is USD 54 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 216. For getting around Pitcairn, you will need a rough figure of USD 52 per day. For detailed Pitcairn trip cost calculator, use Pitcairn Trip Planner.

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

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