Escape to this World Heritage-listed island to hike scenic tracks, meet rare wildlife & relax in peaceful surroundings.
Lord Howe Island is a World Heritage-listed natural paradise less than two hours by plane from Sydney and Brisbane. With only 400 visitors allowed at any time, this is the perfect escape from the everyday grind as birdsong fills the clean air and lush mountainous terrain rises up all around you.
Snorkel or scuba for a view of the abundant marine life that calls this island paradise home. You can see dolphins, turtles and marlin, as well as many rare species including Spanish dancers, Galapagos whalers and Ballina angelfish.
Lord Howe Island was formed after a volcanic eruption seven million years ago, becaming a haven for plants and seabirds. Rare flora and fauna includes 64 unique species of flowering plants and more than 130 bird species, such as the endangered flightless woodhen. Red-tailed tropicbirds court each other with backward somersaults.
Lord Howe Island provides the only known breeding ground for the providence petrel. Norfolk Island pines grow around the lagoon shore and you’ll find luxuriant ferns and beard-like lichen in the misty forest atop Mount Gower.
The Seven Peaks Walk is Lord Howe’s premier five day guided adventure that takes you from pristine beaches and exposed…