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We saw the cargo being unloaded from the ship with the traditional barges carrying the goods ashore... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul D
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Yatte Yattah, Australia
Great place to visit for fisherpeople

It was really interesting to watch the boats lifted in and out of the water and inspect the days... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vicki H
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Pottsville, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the cargo being unloaded from the ship with the traditional barges carrying the goods ashore very interesting. The next day they moved to Cascade Bay so we visited there as well.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was really interesting to watch the boats lifted in and out of the water and inspect the days catch. Also a great view

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Norfolk Island how beautiful and untouched you are. We were blessed to visit this island in the Pacific June this year. The fun began at Sydney Airport because we were literally all at sea trying to find where we were supposed to be to check...More

Thank diva763844
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Kingston pier is a must see. If a windy day waves are exceptionally large and you can appreciate how so many ships were wrecked. Much history to enjoy at this popular site on Norfolk

Thank hollandtrevor
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This has to be one of the must see on Norfolk. They say it is sight to behold when the ships with freight are unloading. This is a difficult pier with a shallow harbour for freight, this has been a skill handed down to many...More

Thank Maureen T
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We were lucky enough to be on the island when the ship came in. We enjoyed the process of unloading from ship, to lighters to the wharf........very time consuming, but interesting.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Kingston Pier is great when the boat arrives every 6 weeks with fresh food etc. Everything works like clockwork. The cranes lift the small boats in and out and they go out to the boat to collect everything. The peir is strong and sturdy and...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

So interesting to watch boats being placed in and out of the ocean using this method of crane system

Thank Kaye T
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

What a great experience watching cargo being unloaded the same way it has been done for hundreds of years

Thank Colleen R
Reviewed 4 June 2018

When we arrive the pier was quite stormy and strong winds. We couldn't swim because of the 6 meter waves they were huge! Never seen anything like that before.

Thank 828foodie
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