A longtime favourite with Clay Target shooters, next year’s the Norfolk Clay Target Association celebrates their 34th International Championships 02-09 February 2014.
A four day tournament held in the first week of February the event major sponsor South Pacific Resort Hotel have pulled out all the stops offering special Clay Target rates in conjunction with local travel agent and event sponsor partner Norfolk Island Travel Centre. Plus all Clay Target participants, family and friends who book by 31 August this year receive a free full daily hot breakfast upgrade.
The Norfolk Island Clay Target Association hosts visitors atop Anson Bay, one of the most scenic spots on the island, for a week of competitive shooting and socialising among local club members and Australian and New Zealand visitors.
The week kicks off on Sunday afternoon when nominations are taken and the bar and clubhouse open with a welcome island style fish feast. Events include 50 Target Skeet, Double Rise, Single Barrel, Points Score, Ball Trap, Skeet Pairs, Ball Trap Pairs, Overall High gun and more. The championships run throughout the week with the presentation dinner at major sponsor South Pacific Resort Hotel held on Friday night.
There’s another side to travelling to the championships, shooters, family and friends enjoy a holiday on Norfolk Island at the same time. The championships are held late summer it’s the perfect time to visit and enjoy the beaches, deep sea fishing, snorkeling and all activities on offer.
In fact as far as fishing goes Norfolk Island is quickly becoming known as a “fishermen’s dream destination”. With a 50sq NM seclusion zone around the island, and no commercial fishing allowed, Norfolk Island is virtually an untouched fishing paradise.
There are many varieties of bottom fish, such as the locally known Trumpeter (sweet lip), Silver Trevally, Snapper, Kingfish and Groper (Barcod), to large palaegics such as Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Marlin and Yellowfin Tuna! Norfolk Island boasts the largest Silver Trevally and Snapper in the world.
The Norfolk Island Travel Centre has just released hot deals for travel from Auckland 02-09 February. Prices start from NZ$919 per person twin. The prices includes return airfare (seat and bag) to Norfolk Island, airline taxes, meet & greet at the airport, 7 night’s twin share accommodation, 7 days car hire (hire car surcharge AU$20 per day plus petrol extra), discount shopping card, complimentary mini-golf and complimentary ‘A Walk in the Wild’. Prices are current today and subject to change without notice. Conditions apply.
Clay Target Championship fees are additional to the above and payable direct to Norfolk Island Clay Target Club.
For more information contact The Travel Centre, Norfolk Island on toll free phone 0800 0088 10 email [email protected] or fax 00 6723 23205 www.travelcentre.nf
Norfolk Island Travel Centre
Norfolk Island Travel Centre is an award winning travel agency that specialises in quality, personalised travel. Norfolk has a unique beauty of its own, with its renowned tall majestic pines, sheer cliff faces, coral reefs and beautiful beaches. Almost one third of the island is devoted to National Parks and Reserves. But Norfolk Island is far more than a picturesque island in the South Pacific, it is paradise with a past. What was once a convicts’ nightmare is now the tranquil home of the descendants from the Mutiny on the Bounty, who have their own unique culture and their own language. There is much to see and do on Norfolk Island: fascinating historic tours, see Kingston which is a World Heritage Listed area,outdoor re-enactments of the Bounty Mutiny (with parts played by actual descendants of Fletcher Christian), ‘Light and Sound’ shows, eco-tours, glass bottom boat coral reef trips, swimming, snorkeling, fishing, dining out in the numerous fine restaurants, bush walking, scenic horse riding, golf on what has been called the world’s most beautiful golf course, bowls, tennis, and squash. Take advantage of Norfolk's tax-free shopping or perhaps simply take some time out to relax and enjoy Norfolk's peaceful existence.
Rebecca Christian, Norfolk Island Travel Centre
P: AU 1800 1400 66 or NZ 0800 0088 10