Staying safe

To make sure your adventure on Norfolk Island is enjoyable, we encourage you to follow the following simple advice.

Safe walking

  • Please wear sturdy footwear
  • Make sure you carry plenty of water
  • Wear sunscreen and a hat
  • During your visit, please always follow directions from park rangers - their directions are for your safety
  • Stay on marked tracks and in designated visitor areas
  • Be aware of your own limitations and supervise children
  • Obey all safety directions, notices and warning signs
  • Take extra care after rain because the tracks may become slippery
  • Please stay away from cliff edges
  • Do not use mountain bikes, cars, quad-bikes or motor bikes on walking tracks (Park Service and emergency vehicles are permitted)

Please remember

  • Stay on the tracks to avoid damaging plants and causing erosion
  • All plants, animals, timber and soil are protected throughout the park. Please do not disturb or take them
  • Please take your rubbish with you when you leave the park
  • Feeding wildlife or leaving food scraps helps the introduced birds and rodents

There are no snakes on the island and the majority of spiders are harmless - even the big ones.