Weather-sculpted sandstone rocks are dotted across the tiny and secluded Old Settlement Beach.Situated to the island's north, the beach is a great place to surrender to relaxation as you enj...http://www.lordhoweisland.info/points-of-interest/points-of-interest/old-settlement/
Snorkelling, Diving and Water Sports on Lord Howe Island
The world's southernmost coral reef
Located at the crossroads of five major ocean currents that link tropical, subtropical and temperate waters, Lord Howe Island is home to a wide range of beautiful marine life. The area forms the world's southermost coral reef and is protected as part of the Lord Howe Island Marine Park. Swim in secluded areas amongst more than 90 vibrant species of coral and 500 types of fish, turtles and stingrays.
See up to 90 colourful coral species and 500 types of fish, turtles and stingrays snorkelling in the waters of Lord Howe Island at Lagoon Beach, Neds Beach, Old Settlement Beach, Erscotts Hole and Blinky Beach. Explore the wreck of the Favourite ship in North Bay on an Islander Cruise, or book a glass-bottom boat and snorkelling tour with Environmental Tours or Marine Adventurers.
Lord Howe Island Marine Parks unique location brings together a mix of tropical, subtropical and temperate marine life found nowhere else on Earth, making it one of the worlds best diving sites. Book a dive with Howea Divers or PRO DIVE Lord Howe Island and discover the numerous atolls, pinnacles and reefs of the Admiralty Islands. Explore the basalt caves and reefs below the worlds tallest sea-stack, Balls Pyramid which is home to huge schools of violet sweep, rainbow runners, marlin, dolphins, turtles and rare species such as Spanish dancers, double-headed wrasse and Galapagos whalers.
With more than 10 surf breaks, Lord Howe Island offers plenty of choice for surfers, swimmers and beachcombers. Blinky Beach is a local surf spot favourite. Find airborne thrills kite surfing and windsurfing at Lagoon Beach at Neds Beach. The calm shallows of North Bay and Old Settlement Beach offer excellent kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Equipment hire is available across the island.
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Enjoy a unique Lord Howe Island experience hand-feeding fish at Neds Beach Sanctuary Zone. This special purpose zone provides the opportunity to view an amazing diversity of fish, marine life and coral close to shore. Feed eager mullet, wrasse, garfish, silver drummer, spangled emperor and metre-long kingfish.
One of the best ways to enjoy the pristine blue waters of Lord Howe Island is from the peaceful perspective of a stand-up paddleboard. Hire a board at Neds Beach or from the PRO DIVE Hire Centre at Lagoon Beach and keep an eye out for wrasses, turtles, stingrays and myriads of coral as you glide through the calm waters
Head out on the waters with local guides to discover Lord Howe Island's best locations for deep-sea, reef and fly fishing. Test your own skills trying to land a trevally, bluefish and double-header wrasse in one lagoon casting session. Bag limits apply on some species and the island encourages a catch-and-release policy.
Join the crew of the 'MV Lulawai', purpose built on the island for the late Roy Wilson in 1969. This beautiful, traditional vessel was purposely designed and built for the island's waters ...http://www.marineadventures.com.au/page4.htm
*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***Join the Pinetrees Food and Wine Week. In the last few years, Peter Kuruvita, Steve Snow and Tom Kime have come to teach guests about thei...http://www.pinetrees.com.au
The Lord Howe Island Community Markets are held on the second Sunday of every month at the Lord Howe Island Central School. There is a great variety of fresh local produce, art, handicrafts, and home ...http://www.lordhoweisland.info
Just over a kilometre from the road, Little Island is a gentle walk along the south western shoreline. The walk takes you through ancient forests of banyan trees and endemic kentia palms. Fr...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgHch5Bg9Jg
You are invited to climb iconic Mount Gower with fifth generation Islander, Jack Shick. Jack, a veteran guide of over 1000 walks, follows in the footsteps of his grandfather and father, both mountain ...http://www.lordhoweislandtours.net
Fish the calm waters of Lord Howe's famous lagoon with the island's only professional sport fishing guide Gary Crombie, who has over 20 years experience as a guide in these waters. Bait, lures...http://www.fishinglordhoweisland.com.au
A Lord Howe holiday has always featured healthy food, daily exercise in spectacular locations, massage, socialising with like-minded people and, of course, sleeping. For the September Wellness Week, t...http://www.pinetrees.com.au
A Lord Howe holiday has always featured healthy food, daily exercise in spectacular locations, massage, socialising with like-minded people and, of course, sleeping. For the October Wellness Week, the...http://www.pinetrees.com.au
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