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Stunningly Beautiful

Every time you turn a corner on Norfolk Island you get another glorious view. Anson Bay is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pat J
Auckland, New Zealand
Quiet beach

A walk required to get down and back up, but not too difficult. Worth it. It’s a surf beach, so... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Julie H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Every time you turn a corner on Norfolk Island you get another glorious view. Anson Bay is particularly beautiful; the sea is turquoise, the air is clear and the quiet is amazing.

Thank Pat J
Reviewed 9 October 2018

A walk required to get down and back up, but not too difficult. Worth it. It’s a surf beach, so swim with caution.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The view from the top on a windy high surf reminded me of a minature version of Cliffs of Moher in Ireland. The contrast of volcanic rocks in the cliff , the clear pristine water, waves crashing onto the rocks and the crescent of white...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

We almost missed the picnic ground and walk down to the beach as the sign is quite small. We drove around a couple of bends and walked into a property where the gun club was located and we spotted the track down to the beach...More

Thank Colleen P
Reviewed 6 July 2018

A long walk down (over 1/2 km) to the bay, but fairly easy walking as the path wound down in a fairly gentle slope. You still need to be reasonably fit as you need to walk back up again! But it was worth it when...More

Thank PAM F
Reviewed 28 April 2018

When you get to Anson Bay (we got there on private property that you are allowed to stoll on) you are confronted with a large cliff top view of the water and island. Lovely view from a few vantage points. The walk down to the...More

Thank 907rayg
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This was the first viewing of Norfolk Island it took my breath away and loved viewing from the cliff top location, but I was annoyed that I couldn't find the way down to the beach to discover further this gloriously isolated beach bay.

Thank alj4
Reviewed 20 March 2018

This was a highlight of our drive around the island and exploring, we had a rental car so we could just take our time and explore the coastline.

Thank 397debra
Reviewed 17 March 2018

It is definitely a hidden gem. It is well worth the travel to the bay. We were heading for the Captain Cook Memorial and this was a pleasant surprise.

Thank shelley w
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is probably the most beautiful bay on Norfolk Island. You won't be able to stop taking photos of the lush green vegetation against the many blues of the sea below, from deep navy blue to the lightest, prettiest aqua, it's absolutely gorgeous.

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Response from SLRobinsonNZ | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they even have 4WD cars to hire. You will get a free car usually with your accommodation and you just need a normal car. If you see a sign that says "impassable when wet", they mean it so don't attempt it if... More