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10 Reasons To Visit Lord Howe Island In 2020

Lord Howe Island
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1.Hike the mountains

Mountain Hike
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The one-day hike to Mt Gower is considered one of the best in the world. The guided 8-hour return known for its showcasing of the island‘s most beautiful experiences. But watch out, at 875m, it’s not for those who don’t like heights.

2.Explore the reefs

snorkelling, coral reefs
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Home to 90 coral species, green and Hawksbill turtles, and 500 species of fish – it’s the perfect place to go snorkelling and scuba diving.

3.Get your fishing game on

Lord Howe Island
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At Lord Howe, you’ll find yellowfin tuna, wahoo, marlin, salmon, spangled emperor and more, all swimming around the island’s waters.

4.Stay in your own private rainforest

rainforest
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Stay in the Arajilla Suite, experience nature at its finest and immerse yourselves in the surrounding rainforest right from your deck.

5.BBQ like an islander

BBQ, Lord Howe Island
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Choose from Lord Howe’s 11 beautiful beaches to host your BBQ with lovely views on the ocean, while cooking fresh seafood from the island itself.

6.Kayak into the sunset

sunrise, Lord Howe Island
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Rent a kayak in the area and hit the water to experience the beautiful sinking of the sun into the horizon.

7.Relax

Capella Lodge, spa
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If you want a relaxing day to de-stress and de-compress, indulge yourselves in a three-hour ‘Dreaming’ treatment at the Capella Spa.

8.Cruise to Ball’s Pyramid

Lord Howe Island
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A cruise 23 kilometres south of Lord How Island will bring you to the world’s largest sea stack home to extraordinary birdlife and marine life in the waters surrounding Balls Pyramid.

9.Cycle through the forests

cycling, lord howe island
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Rent or borrow a bike to cycle around the island to explore at your leisure with little to no traffic at all.

10.Discover its history

Lord Howe Island
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From visiting the museum, discovering a treasure chest of natural history to finding collections; learn everything about this unique island in a multitude of interesting ways.

For more information on Lord Howe Island go to www.visitnsw.com.

Written by Emeric Brard

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