Lord Howe Island activities

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  1. Erscott's Hole

    Home to 500 fish species and 90 species of coral, Lord Howe's snorkelling is second to none. A luxuriant garden of staghorn coral dominates the iconic snorkelling destination that is Erscott's Hole, a natural wonder within a protected inte…

  2. Lord Howe Island Nature Tours

    Come on a journey of discovery with naturalist Ian Hutton OAM, as he reveals to you the secrets of Lord Howe's beautiful environment. With the choice of both day and half day guided tours of remote rocky coves, seabird colonies, unique mari…

  3. Balls Pyramid

    23 kilometres southeast of the island, the world's tallest sea stack and the site of some of Australia's most remarkable diving can be found - the 551 metre tall Balls Pyramid. Exploring the caves and waters surrounding the basalt spearhead…

  4. Little Island

    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. From March through to September, you can witness t…

  5. Marine Adventures

    Less than a two hour flight from Sydney or Brisbane is the World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island. Offering marine activities within its pristine waters and stunning surroundings, Marine Adventures can cater for all your holiday needs. T…

  6. Lord Howe Island Golf

    Lord Howe is home to one of the most picturesque golf courses in Australia, which overlooks the towering Mt. Lidgbird and Mt. Gower. The nine-hole course meanders through the lushly vegetated Kentia Palm forest and out into the gently undul…

  7. Reef N Beyond Eco Tours

    Reef N Beyond Eco Tours are dedicated to providing you with the ultimate Educational Eco Tour experience. Your skipper, with 40 years experience, will strive to deliver you with the marine experience of a lifetime. They provide a range …

  8. Thompsons General Store

    Thompson's Store is a great place to grab a quick bite, with a tasty takeaway menu including burgers, fish and chips, gourmet rolls, and salads. Thompson's also serves locally-baked bread, rolls, pies pastries, coffee and sweet treats. Th…

  9. Kite Surfing

    Lord Howe Island is very well known for the strong winter winds, making it a great location for kite surfing. Lord Howe Island offers amazing kiteboarding experiences, with locations for both flat and surf water kiteboarding available. Gui…

  10. Crom's Lagoon Fishing

    Fish the calm waters of Lord Howe's famous lagoon with Crom's Lagoon Fishing, the island's only professional sport fishing guide. "Crom" has over 50 years experience both here and overseas, 25 years of that as a guide. Bait, lures, plastics…

  11. MV Carina / MV Chamaeleon

    M.V Carina and M.V Chameeleon are specially built to cater for fishing trips and scenic tours. M.V Carina is an 11.5 metre Stebercraft twin engine 300 horse-power Yanmar. M.V Chamaeleon is a 7.3 metre Seatamer with two Suzuki 140 horse-p…

  12. Ned's Beach

    Ned's Beach Sanctuary Zone offers a unique opportunity to view an amazing diversity of coral, fish and marine life close to shore. This special purpose zone allows visitors to view and experience hand feeding fish. Be part of a favourite …

  13. The Valley of the Shadows

    Massive banyan trees and 20 metre high forests of Kentia palms cast brooding shadows in this enclave on the east coast. Situated near Clear Place, the Valley of the Shadows is one of the more unusual bushwalks you will ever do. You will see…

  14. Transit Hill

    There are two pathways leading to Transit Hill, which is roughly centred on the island, and you might spot an emerald ground-dove or a golden whistler along the way. Start your stroll near the island's Administration Centre, or walk acro…

  15. Howea Divers

    Lord Howe Island is often described as Australia's most beautiful island, and is regarded as the world's most southern coral reef. The island's isolation has allowed it to develop unique and endemic marine life and the waters surrounding Lo…

  16. Admiralty Islands

    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 characterise the islands. Eager…

  17. Greenback's Eatery

    Greenback's are one of Lord Howe’s premium fish and seafood restaurants. They offer guests the unique opportunity to dine on fish caught on their own vessel 'Greenback'. The hook to cook dining experience ensures all fish prepared are treat…

  18. Mount Gower

    Standing tall at 875 metres, Mount Gower is Lord Howe's highest mountain. Rated as one of Australia's best day walks, the Mount Gower hike is a challenging eight hour return trek, complete with rope-assisted climbs and dizzying drops. Wa…