Just 15 minutes by boat from Lord Howe rests an intriguing group of volcanic formations, dubbed the Admiralty Islands. Large pinnacles, coral reefs, larger schools of fish and diving depths of 15-40 metres...
Explore paradise on Lord Howe Island
This World Heritage-listed paradise, 600km off the coast of Port Macquarie on the NSW North Coast, is a crescent shaped island measuring less than 11km, end to end, and barely 3km across. You’ll be one of only 400 visitors at any time. Flight time from Sydney is less than two hours.
About Lord Howe Island
Lord Howe Island is a World Heritage-listed paradise with year-round scheduled services offered by QantasLink. A seasonal weekly flight direct from Port Macquarie operates from February to June and September to December.
A holiday here is relaxing and unhurried, where getting around by bike or on foot fits the idyllic pace.
Lord Howe Island's famous twin peaks, breathtaking views and natural forest make it ideal for walkers and hikers to discover the island on foot.
The crystal clear waters of Lord Howe Island are also perfect for swimming, snorkelling, diving, kayaking and surfing.
Cast off at Blinky Beach for Australian salmon or snorkel straight off the sand at Neds Beach where you can also hand-feed fish. Enjoy a wide range of other watersports including surfing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, kite surfing and windsurfing.
Lord Howe is also one of Australia’s premier birdwatching destinations. There's no better way to seek out Lord Howe's 130 permanent and migratory bird species or 64 species of flowering plants than on well marked walking tracks.
A wide range of accommodation styles, sumptuous spa treatments, beautiful hotels and great restaurants make Lord Howe Island the perfect getaway.