Can I move to Pitcairn Island?
You can apply for settlement on Pitcairn at any time and a visit is not required. However, moving to Pitcairn is a big step and we encourage you to find out as much as possible about Pitcairn before applying for settlement; visiting is a good way of doing this.
What is Pitcairn Island famous for?
Pitcairn Island, in the South Pacific, is a case study in fascination. It is the smallest and most remote inhabited place in the world. You likely know of Pitcairn even if you didn’t realize it. Fletcher Christian and the Bounty Mutineers immortalized it in the famous Mutiny on the Bounty.
How do Pitcairn islanders make a living?
The island’s main industry is tourism, as is the case for many small countries in the tropics. Because of its size and population, tourism is somewhat limited. There are roughly 10 cruise ships and several yachts that stop at Pitcairn every year, but some of the passengers are Pitcairners or their family members.
Do people live on Pitcairn?
Pitcairn Island is an island in the Pacific Ocean more than 3,000 miles away from any continent. It has a population of just 50 people. The island’s main industry is tourism and most residents live to the age of 90.
What do Pitcairn Islanders eat?
The diets are simple, eating what is produced on the island mostly. Fish is the most popular meal. Around the four islands lay reefs teeming with wildlife. Fish like tuna, yellowtail, lobsters, sharks and clams, among others.
What does Pitcairn stand for?
The Pitcairn Islands ( /ˈpɪtkɛərn/; Pitkern: Pitkern Ailen ), officially Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, are a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean that form the sole British Overseas Territory in the Pacific Ocean. The four islands—Pitcairn proper, Henderson,…
Where is Pitcairn Island?
It comprises the islands of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno. Pitcairn, the only inhabited island, is a small volcanic outcrop situated in the South Pacific at latitude 25.04 south and longitude 130.06 west. It is roughly 2170km (1350 miles) east south-east ofTahiti and just over 6600km (4100 miles) from Panama.
What race are the Pitcairn Islands?
Pitcairn Islands. Pitcairn is the least populous national jurisdiction in the world. The Pitcairn Islanders are a biracial ethnic group descended mostly from nine Bounty mutineers and the handful of Tahitians who accompanied them, an event that has been retold in many books and films.
Why visit Pitcairn yachts?
If you have your own yacht, why not pay us a visit. Many yachts call in to stock up on supplies, meet the locals and to enjoy Pitcairn’s warm hospitality during their long passage sailing from Easter Island to Tahiti. Home to one of the worlds Largest, no-take Marine reserve, covering 840,000 square kilometres.