NEXT year is shaping up to be a watershed year for Pitcairn Islands tourism.
There will be an exclusive tour to celebrate the total solar eclipse which will pass over the Pitcairn Islands in July.
The 18-night/19-day tour includes 11 days cruising around the remote Pitcairn Islands, the world’s third largest marine reserve.
Guests will visit UNESCO World Heritage listed Henderson Island, Oeno Island to view the Solar Eclipse and a four-day stay on Pitcairn Island, home of the descendants of the HMAV Bounty mutineers since 1790.
Pre and post stopovers in Tahiti are also included.
This once in a lifetime opportunity is only available to 10 guests and is being escorted by distinguished astronomer, Emeritus Professor John Hearnshaw from New Zealand’s University of Canterbury.
Departing on July 22, the tour is now on sale with an early bird offer starting from NZ$16,250 per person.
The tour price includes four nights’ accommodation in Tahiti with transfers, half day tour and breakfasts.
It also includes return flights between Tahiti and Mangareva (to meet the ship), 11 days aboard the new vessel MV Bravo Supporter with all meals, a four-day homestay on Pitcairn Island with all meals, island touring program and transfers, Eclipse viewing at sea and visits to Oeno and Henderson Islands.
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