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Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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Walked Out!

After a week on LHI we were 'walked out' after completing most of the walks on the island. As a previous reviewer said 'there is a walk for everyone'. One walk that stands out... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

As not very active 60/70 year olds we found a good walk for every day. It was easy to decide that Mt Gower climb was beyond our capabilities but Intermediate Hill, Transit Hill, Malabar Peak pushed us, but we were glad we continued the uphill climb. Little Island walk is flat and beautiful.

Thank Sally S
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

After a week on LHI we were 'walked out' after completing most of the walks on the island. As a previous reviewer said 'there is a walk for everyone'. One walk that stands out in my mind is the one starting at Settlement Beach to North Beach/Old Gulch, Kim's Lookout, Malabar and finishing at Ned's Beach. It afforded the most... More 

2 Thank 21girlie
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went to Lord Howe expecting great water-based activities (swimming, snorkelling, sea kayaking, diving) but were very impressed with the network of walking trails. Every day we headed out to explore. Too many for a week, so we'll have to go back and do more. With the island's mild climate the walks were comfortable even in mid summer, and many... More 

1 Thank Darren L
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

We are in our 50s and of average fitness, and did two of the more reasonable walks during our stay. Both highly recommended. Be prepared - both walks require good walking shoes, plenty of water and some fruit or snacks to have along the way. I wouldn't attempt either if during or after heavy rain due to the amount of... More 

5 Thank ComoCat
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We left from Ned's Beach , walked up to Malabar Hill, along the ridge to Kim's lookout then across to where the track meets Max Nicholls memorial track where we then followed it down to North Beach. At North Beach we walked along the rock ledge at Old Gulch to swim in the gorgeous rock pools , but you have... More 

3 Thank Lou M
Toukley, Australia
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

There are walking trails available throughout the island. Some are easy but others more difficult culminating in the hardest walk of all , the Mt. Gower climb. Tracks are sandy, grassy or pebbly. There is plenty to see along the way with beautiful vistas and bird life.

Thank bereniceair
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

I managed to walk a number of the trails, which had wonderful views, amazing vegetation, bird life and lots of exercise up hills and down hills. Some trails such as malabar and kyms lookout lead to north beach, very refreshing on a hot day. Others to middle beach. I headed up the goats run but found it a bit challenging... More 

Thank travellingtomonttrem
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

No trail is exceptionally long, and with the exception of Mt Gower, all may be walked unaccompanied. Some are closed for the breeding season but there are always plenty of places to walk.

1 Thank Ian1245
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

these waking trails offers outstand views all over the island. Please be guided by the ratings of the walk in relation to your age some are quite difficult but let common sence be your guide.

Thank GaryK1954
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Climb short trails of varying difficulty through lush rainforest to wonderful viewpoints. Transit Hill, Kim's Lookout, The Clearplace, Intermediate Hill.

2 Thank robyn l

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