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Address: Norfolk Island 2899, Australia
Phone Number: +672 3 52880
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You'll experience much more in small groups, with never more than six on a...

You'll experience much more in small groups, with never more than six on a tour. Private charters are also available. I'm owner-operated and conduct comprehensive 3.5 hour general-interest (introductory), historical and natural history, and photographic/island adventure tours of Norfolk Island. I've been leading tours of Norfolk for over 15 years. You'll be picked-up at your accommodation and travel in modern, air-conditioned comfort. Tours include morning or afternoon tea. You can also create an all-day combination tour, with a lunch option. Ask me about it. Presently taking bookings online, through local accommodations and the Norfolk Island Visitor Information Centre.

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Interesting, Informative and Friendly Tours

This was our first visit to Norfolk Island and we booked two tours with Rick, an introduction to the island on our first morning and a convict tour later in the week. Rick's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Norfolk Island and we booked two tours with Rick, an introduction to the island on our first morning and a convict tour later in the week. Rick's extensive knowledge of the history of Norfolk Island really brought Norfolk's interesting past to life and left us keen to find out more. His knowledge of the... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Though it was our 5th visit to Norfolk Island our afternoon spent with Rick was the hi light of this stay. Rick tailored the afternoon to suit us & we certainly weren't disappointed. We travelled roads often travelled & were shown things we'd never seen. Rick's knowledge, understanding & patience was outstanding. When we return, contacting Rick will be at... More 

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Rick K, Owner at Personal Tours - Norfolk Island, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It was a fun day exploring. Come back soon. Cheers, Rick More 

Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were a group of four people who experienced a wonderful tour of Kingston. Rick has tremendous knowledge of the island's history and he communicates with great enthusiasm and evident love of the island. We were treated to a wonderful morning tea of freshly brewed coffee and quiche, while watching the ocean on the one side and the ruins of... More 

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Rick K, Owner at Personal Tours - Norfolk Island, responded to this review

Hi, Alison. It was a great day with excellent company. And a delight to meet you and Graham. As I said, people return many times, so don't fight the feeling. We'll do a bush walk through the National Park next. Cheers, Rick. More 

Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Very informative small bus tour of the island takes about 3 hours and highlights most of the features worth returning to later in the journey, alsong with useful information about the places passed, historical background, etc. Bus driver is friendly and helpful and explains issues clearly. A necessary first or second day activity to help plan other days. The tour... More 

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Rick K, Owner at Personal Tours - Norfolk Island, responded to this review

Hi, Bruce. Thanks for the nice review, but I think it's for another tour company. I've been in Guam the past two weeks at the Festival of Pacific Arts. Also, it's just me and my (very comfortable) touring van. Even a small bus would be too large for the type of personal service I provide and everyone knows me by... More 

Wagga Wagga, Australia
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Rick's tour of historic Kingston was one of my (many) highlights of Norfolk island. We wandered the buildings and ruins at our own pace and there was so much to learn. Rick clearly loves the island and its history and enjoys sharing his knowledge with visitors. I would HIGHLY recommend.

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Rick K, Owner at Personal Tours - Norfolk Island, responded to this review

Thank you, Robyn, and thanks for the photos. It was a delight to have you on Norfolk. You went everywhere (including the top floor of All Saints), participated in all you could and, as you know, people took photos of you, too. Come back soon. Cheers to Dad. More 

Cairns, Australia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I booked a 'Round the Island' orientation tour with Rick prior to arriving on Norfolk after reading the good reviews. We found out once we arrived, that our accommodation included a complimentary similar half day bus tour with Baunti Escapes. We decided to stick with Ricks tour as it was more personalised rather than going on a bus full of... More 

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Rick K, Owner at Personal Tours - Norfolk Island, responded to this review

Thank you. I believe you two would enjoy yourselves wherever you go, but Norfolk really does make it easy to explore and have a good time. Hope to see you again. There's more to see. Cheers, Rick More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

It wasn't until we had been on the island for five days that we managed to coordinate a personalised tour with Rick and it was so worthwhile. He basically tailored the entire tour to what we had or hadn't seen. He filled in all the gaps and answered all our questions with professionalism and humour and did I mention the... More 

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Rick K, Owner at Personal Tours - Norfolk Island, responded to this review

Thank you, Paul. I enjoyed the day immensely myself. But you've raised the bar as far as the tours should go. My best to Maria and keep travelling. Hope to see you again. Accent? What accent? ;-) Cheers, Rick More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Ric is well read and knowledgeable regarding the history and the current political climate that Norfolk finds itself in. He fitted the tour to our needs and requests and provided a very pleasant tour.

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Rick K, Owner at Personal Tours - Norfolk Island, responded to this review

Thank you, Brigid. I enjoyed your and Kevin's visit, even the politics (almost). :-) And thanks for the invitation to the fish feast. Glad you had a good day. Next time. Looking forward to it. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Excellent, could not fault this tour, Rick will stop when requested for that photo opportunity. Takes you to where you think you should go and of course where he knows you should go, and. as a bonus, a killer afternoon tea.

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Rick K, Owner at Personal Tours - Norfolk Island, responded to this review

Ian, thank you for your comments and for the interesting day. Your photos are amazing; each beautiful, with an interesting eye. I'm a fan. More 

Myrtleford, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Thanks Rick for an informative and creative tour of Norfolk Island on our recent visit. As return visitors we were treated to a tour that catered for our interests and showed us places of Norfolk Island we had not yet seen. Rick tailored his tour to include things that would interest my son and we all had a great time!... More 

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Rick K, Owner at Personal Tours - Norfolk Island, responded to this review

Thanks, Jo. I enjoyed the afternoon myself. Regards to Nick and see you again soon. Cheers, Rick. More 

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