MV Claymore II, passenger-cargo ship
Yes (8 crew total)
12 passengers in twin cabins.
Deposit and cancellation:$1,000 deposit STRICTSee deposit and cancellations policy
- The return sailing from the Gambiers Islands to Pitcairn Island and back
- All meals
- Twin accommodation on the ship
- Homestay accommodation on Pitcairn
- Landing fees for Pitcairn
- Accompanied by a British tour leader
- Return flight from Papeete to the Gambiers Islands (We will advise on these, please contact us with any questions. £5-600 approx.)
- International flights to French Polynesia
Day 1 + 2: Gambiers Islands, French Polynesia.
Transfer to our ship to make the 32-hour voyage to the Pitcairn Islands. All meals will be included on the ship, and we will all be in twin accommodation. There is one flight a week to the Gambiers Islands from Papeete, every Tuesday. The boat will wait for the arrival of this flight.
Day 3: Adamstown, Pitcairn Island.
In the morning we will arrive at Pitcairn! We will transfer from our ship to the landing docks at Bounty Bay, the location of the wreck of the HMS Bounty. The islands famous longboats, piloted by the locals, will take us from our ship to land. We'll then climb up to Adamstown on the steep path, dubbed "The Hill of Difficulty", and head to our homestay accommodation. Overnight on Pitcairn. Day 4 + 5
: Adamstown, Pitcairn Island. We'll now have 2 whole days free on the island to take part in many of the island's activities. Quadbike tours, kayaking, guided tours, fishing trips, evening snorkelling and scuba trips to the wreck of the HMS Bounty can all be arranged. For those history buffs, we recommend a visit to the local museum with a canon from the Bounty as well as the church which has the ships bible. You can also visit the grave of John Adams, the only grave of a Bounty mutineer on the island.
Day 6 + 7: Depart from Pitcairn and time at sea
Day 8: Arrival bank in the Gambiers where the Air Tahiti flight back to Papeete will be waiting for us.