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Find Pitcairn Travel and Tourist Information with links to official travel and tourism websites and state resources for visitors to Pitcairn Islands.

About Pitcairn Islands

The capital of Pitcairn Islands is Adamstown, on Bounty Bay.

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Located halfway between New Zealand and South America, Pitcairn Island can only be accessed by sea.

Pitcairn Islands

The Pitcairn Islands group is a British Overseas Territory. It comprises the islands of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno.

Pitcairn is inhabited by descendants of the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions.

For two months the Bounty Mutineers combed the Cooks, Tonga and the eastern islands of Fiji for a home; and it was almost in desperation that Christian, recalling or stumbling on Carteret's account, sailed eastwards again for Pitcairn, which he reached on 15th January, 1790.

Visiting Pitcairn Islands

Secluded from mainstream tourism, the Pitcairn Islands are a must see for adventurous travellers seeking truly remote horizons.

Your visit to these legendary islands will grant you experiences few others have witnessed.

Visitors planning to land and stay in the Islands must first obtain a licence to land and reside there, from the office of the Commissioner for Pitcairn Island. Licences, for which a fee is payable, are valid for six months but may be renewed for further similar periods by the Governor.

There is no need for prior entry clearance if your visit is for 14 days or less and you intend to arrive and depart on the same vessel, and you may obtain leave to enter on arrival at Pitcairn.

Cruise Ships Visiting Pitcairn Island

Cruise Ships only stop at Pitcairn for a few hours.

Landing on Pitcairn is dependent on the sea conditions and at the discretion of the ship's captain.

MV Silver Supporter

The MV Silver Supporter is the Government of Pitcairn Islands' chartered freighter, departing Mangareva, French Polynesia on Tuesdays and arriving in Pitcairn on Thursday; for a four-day stay.

The return sailing is on Sunday and arrives back in Mangareva on Tuesday.

Where to Stay on Pitcairn

Pitcairn Island's accommodation providers always go that extra mile to make sure your stay on one of the most remote islands in the world is unforgettable.

Bounty Mutiny and Pitcairn Island

What has helped to perpetuate the romantic fascination with the Mutiny on the Bounty is the existence of a small community on Pitcairn Island directly descended from the mutineers and their Tahitian wives.

Pitcairn Stamps

Pitcairn Island's first postage stamps were issued on 15 October 1940, and issues have been sought after by philatelists, investors or those seeking a fascinating hobby, ever since.

Sailing to Pitcairn

Currently an average of only twenty-five yachts visit Pitcairn in any one year.

If you are blessed by good weather nearly everyone wants to stay longer than planned.

Most people sail to Pitcairn Island, westbound from the Galapagos, Easter Island or South America.

Trip To The Pitcairn Islands

It's extraordinarily hard to get to Pitcairn and even after travelling thousands of miles many travellers are forced to turn back a few hundred metres short of their goal, due to impossible conditions in Bounty Bay.

Join Lynn and John Salmon on a visit to Pitcairn, Henderson and Mangareva in the five-part travelogue: You Can't Get There From Here.

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Pitcairn Island, the Bounty Mutineers and Their Descendants: A History South Pacific Islands 1 : 13 000 000: Special maps of all major islands (English, French and German Edition)

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