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There are many walks you can do with varying ratings, from professional to easy. Your hotel or the... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Grant T
Melbourne, Australia
Transit Hill favourite walk

Our favourite walk was Transit Hill, the view from the lookout is magic. It stands right in the... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Lisa W
Sydney, Australia
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Lord Howe Island, Australia
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

There are many walks you can do with varying ratings, from professional to easy. Your hotel or the Information desk at the museum will provide details so that you can decide which ones suit your fitness etc.. Common sense should also be used when making...More

1  Thank Grant T
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Our favourite walk was Transit Hill, the view from the lookout is magic. It stands right in the middle of the lagoon so you can see all the reef and the beautiful water. You can see both sides looking over the ocean. The walks were...More

1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed June 5, 2018

On our third day we did a 5-6 hr round hike starting at Neds Beach and climbed Malabar and on to Kim's lookout and down to North Bay, Old Gulch and then Mt Eliza, returning via Old Settlement beach. It was a great day with...More

1  Thank jbourke929
Reviewed June 2, 2018

We did a few walks mainly the easy ones ranging from 2-3 level they do have levels ranging from 2-5 the hardest being Mt Gower so you have to be fairly experienced and fit to do this. We loved the little island walk which was...More

1  Thank gayle w
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Walks were longer and steeper than we'd expected-guess we're out of condition! Learnt to choose our distances and enjoyed it all! So many lovely spots and such variety.

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

The Lord Howe Island Board have a publication which grades all the walks. The ones I did were accurately described on a grading from 1 to 10. I did a few walks up to grade 4 and I found the grade 4's to be a...More

1  Thank Aussie49
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

There are trails for all fitness levels, all offering something different. Almost all areas of the island are accessible by foot. Do as many of the walks as you can, as each has something different and worthwhile to offer.

Thank CRANBR23
Reviewed May 21, 2018

LHI has excellent walking tracks through Kentia palms, pasture or higher hills including Mt Gower (875m). Alternatively an easy walk to Little Island to see the Providence Petrel, an endemic species to LHI.

Thank Malenymac
Reviewed May 20, 2018

We walked all over the island. Walking temperature in May is about perfect. After a week I think we'd only missed the Intermediate Hill climb and out to Boat Harbour. This is a sensationally beautiful island and walking is the best way to enjoy it....More

2  Thank Robynrad
Reviewed May 20, 2018

The island is small, lovely, pleasant, only one road, about 10 kms long, so you walk or push bike it; amazing walking trails over hills or foreshores or through wooded areas. A gen!

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Loza R
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Philip G | Reviewed this property |
You can climb Mt Lidgbird without a guide but the track only goes to the Goat house cave. This is at about 410m up the mountain. There are no tracks past the cave. You cannot climb to the sumit. The only climb where you... More
Sue G
August 5, 2016|
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Response from Diana T | Reviewed this property |
Boots would be best but unless climbing Gower or the Goat House. Sneakers would be fine.
July 29, 2015|
Response from RoslynJS | Reviewed this property |
We've ever had any issue with leeches in our many visits to LHI.