Lord Howe Island activities

  1. 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…

  2. 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 4-door automatics - are excellent value. Snorkeling equipment is also available for t…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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. …

  7. 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…

  8. Sea to Summit Expeditions

    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 guides before him. Jack will demonstr…

  9. 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. …

  10. Blinky Beach

    Blinky Beach, on the eastern side of Lord Howe Island, is the best beach to access some amazing waves. Bring along a surfboard, body board, fins, or just head in for a bodysurf, it's the most popular place on the island to catch a clean bre…

  11. Lord Howe Island Marine Park

    Lord Howe Island Marine Park is internationally significant, with the world's southernmost coral reef and the only fringing coral reef lagoon in NSW. The convergence of warm and cool waters results in a unique mix of temperate and tropical …

  12. Greenback Eco Tours

    Greenback Fishing and Scenic Tours are dedicated to providing you with the ultimate fishing experience. They actively promote responsible, sustainable fishing methods, treat all fish with respect and only take fish required for Island consu…

  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. 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…

  15. Old Settlement Beach

    Weather-sculpted sandstone rocks can be found to the left of the beach and stretches across Old Settlement Beach. Situated to the island's north, the beach is a great place to surrender to relaxation as you enjoy the sun's warm rays and ad…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. Islander Cruises

    Join Islander Cruises on one of their specialised tours to some of Lord Howe Island's more remote and pristine locations. Bushwalking tours, beach picnics, barbecue tours and Sunset Cruises are available. Also, an incredible snorkelling …