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 species, many of which can be seen in clear waters close to shore. Visitors can swim, dive, snorkel and kayak amongst colourful marine life, enjoy fishing from shore or on a charter boat and simply relax on pristine sandy beaches.

Located about 700 kilometres northeast of Sydney, Lord Howe Island Marine Park is a multiple-use marine park that caters for many different recreational and commercial activities. The park protects marine biodiversity and areas of ecological and cultural importance, and provides for sustainable recreational and commercial activities. Visitors from around the world visit the marine park to dive, swim, snorkel, fish and holiday.

Nearby events

  1. Lord Howe Island Rockfest

    Event dates to be confirmed: March 2019 , Lord Howe Island

    The Lord Howe Island Rockfest is set to bring a buzzing atmosphere to the beautiful island. Locals and visitors alike eagerly anticipate the week long event, as it provides a showcase of free concerts and entertainment, in addition to…

  2. Lord Howe Island Bird Week

    Thursday 21 March 2019 to Saturday 23 November 2019 , Lord Howe Island

    Lord Howe Island is Australia's premier bird watching destination, with 14 species of seabirds breeding here in hundreds of thousands. The island also boasts more than 130 permanent and migratory bird species, among them the Lord Howe…

    21 Mar - 23 Nov