Lord Howe Island
Due to its unique natural beauty it is no surprise why it was added to the world heritage list in 1982 and remains one of the most fascinating coastal destinations in Australia, and perhaps even the world.
Lord Howe Island is home to the southern-most coral reef in the world. The pristine crystal waters is home to over 90 species of coral and more than 500 marine species, making Lord Howe Island a unique and fascinating place to visit. The rare coral within the reef is protected as part of the Lord Howe Island Marine Park, helping in the preservation of the islands natural aquatic beauty.
Lord Howe Island is known for its abundance of fish and for this reason attracts many a fishing enthusiast all year round. Due to its ideal location and the temperate waters of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island is a fishing sanctuary overflowing with marine life. It doesn’t matter if you are an amateur or expert angler, Lord Howe Island is a world class fishing destination, and makes for a perfect spot for your next fishing adventure.
Not only do you have the opportunity to catch many fish species whilst visiting the island, it also offers a variety of fishing choices for you to explore such as, coastal fishing, game fishing, deep reef fishing, or lagoon fishing – the choice is yours. Spear fishing is not permitted on the island.
Everyone planning a trip to Lord Howe Island must pre-book before arrival. There is a limit of 400 visitors to the island at one time – meaning the island is never overcrowded making the experience more enjoyable. Camping is not permitted on Lord Howe Island, however there is accommodation to suit all budgets.
Things to do and see…
Why not take on the 8 hour hike up to Mount Gower. This one day hike is a fantastic opportunity to explore the island as you go. Once you reach the summit and take in the breath taking view from the top you know then that all the effort was worth it.
- Scuba diving
Over 50 sites to explore if you’re keen on an aquatic adventure.
The easiest way to site see and get around the island. Bicycles are available for hire on the island.
Explore the landscape or the aquatic paradise of the coral reefs.
Swim in the beautiful crystal clear waters all year round –no Bluebottles!
700km off the coast of NSW in the Tasman Sea.