Following their application to be a Dark Sky Sanc

first_imgFollowing their application to be a ‘Dark Sky Sanctuary’, and recently announced new shipping service, Pitcairn Islands Tourism has launched an exclusive tour to celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse which will pass over the Pitcairn Islands in July 2019. The 18-night/19-day tour includes 11 days cruising around the remote Pitcairn Islands, the world’s third largest marine reserve, visiting UNESCO World Heritage-listed Henderson Island, Oeno Island to view the Solar Eclipse and a 4 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.Making the announcement, Pitcairn Travel Coordinator, Heather Menzies said, “With our new ship MV Bravo Supporter coming on line we are looking to open up new markets and the Solar Eclipse presents us with a unique opportunity to showcase The Pitcairn Islands like never before.”Departing on 22 July 2019, the tour is now on sale with an early bird offer starting from NZ$16,250 per person. The tour price includes 4 nights accommodation in Tahiti with transfers, half day tour and breakfasts; return flights between Tahiti and Mangareva (to meet the ship); 11 days aboard MV Bravo Supporter with all meals; 4 days homestay on Pitcairn Island with all meals, island touring program and transfers plus Eclipse viewing at sea and visits to Oeno and Henderson Islands.For more information and to book a place on this unique tour CLICK HERE. 2019JulyPitcairn IslandPitcairn Island TourismSolar EclipseTotakl Solar Eclipsetourlast_img