I am going to visit Pitcairn Island this August.
It seems like I should go to Tahiti first to get on the ship to Pitcairn islands.
Then, I should go to latin america from Tahiti (or pitcairn), but all the flights I have found cost like $2000 or above.
Is there any cheaper way to go to latin america? Or any low cost airlines..?
Thank you very much :)
Starting in Okt. 2009, there is now a regulary ferry service to Pitcairn. The ferry starts every 3 month from Mangareva in French Polynesia (1-2 times a week by airplane). The ferry stopps for 3 nights/2 days on the island before it moves back. You can stay with a tourist permit by arrival this 2 days on the island. If you like to stay for 3 month, until the next ferry, you need an extra permit/visa. The trip is 4000 USD return trip including all meals and the 3 nights accomodation on the…
Has anyone travelled to Pitcairn Island in the past 12 months? I would love to get there and I noticed that the last thread was a year ago and it seemed almost impossible then.
I'll give it another try, to see if anyone has info on how to get to Pitcairn, smoothly, fast, and comfortably.
These are the options I found so far, which are all not perfect:
1) Cruise ships go, but none of them guarantees that the landing on Pitcairn will happen. In fact, most state that landings are mostly cancelled due to weather.
2) There are adventure boats from NZ etc., sailing mostly from Mangareeva. They are not very comfortable. In addition, their price is ridiculously high compared…