Lord Howe Island activities

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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. Blue Billie Fishing Charters

    Come aboard the 'Blue Billie', a 6.82 metre Custom Spacecraft for all of your open water experiences. Join fifth generation Islander and Bounty descendant Wesley Young aboard 'Blue Billie'. All fishing and scenic tours and are weather per…

  5. 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…

  6. North Bay

    At the North of Lord Howe lies North Bay, a secluded beach accessible only by foot or water. Travellers admire migratory sea birds and take short walks to Mount Eliza, Old Gulch and Herring Pools from the bay, or laze the day away on the…

  7. Malabar Hill

    Red-tailed tropic birds, gracefully performing their airborne courting rituals are common sightings from Malabar between September and May. Malabar's cliffs, which plunge dramatically into the ocean, play host the world's largest nesting g…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. MV Lulawai

    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 and to provide a service for Around Island Cruises. …

  13. Chase N Thyme Bus Tours

    More than a tour, Chase 'n' Thyme is a journey through Lord Howe Island, from early settlement to the present day and all the wonderful things in between. Come with your hosts Janine and Peter on an entertaining and informal tour of the isl…

  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. 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 …

  16. 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…

  17. Wilsons Bike Hire

    Wilsons Bike Hire has the biggest range at the best prices and pride themselves on service. If cycling is not your style, their rental cars - late model four-door automatics - are excellent value. Snorkelling equipment is also available f…

  18. 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…