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Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

Lord Howe Island, Australia
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Go on as many as you can.

If you are mobile, make sure you walk as many trails as you can. Each one is different, and varying... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Debbie R
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Pitt Town
Challenging But Worth It

Different levels of difficulty, something for everyone and the views are magnificent. I'm not a... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Lindazyz
,
Jamberoo, Australia
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

If you are mobile, make sure you walk as many trails as you can. Each one is different, and varying levels...views are stunning and the Bird life and vegetation is a must to see.

1  Thank Debbie R
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Reviewed November 29, 2017

Different levels of difficulty, something for everyone and the views are magnificent. I'm not a normal hiker but managed it well.

Thank Lindazyz
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

We were disappointed with out visit to Lord Howe Island. We were left feeling that the locals did not want us there. The shops prices were extravagant - three times what you would pay in a corner store on the mainland. Restaurant prices were double....More

1  Thank Nerolie M
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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

There is such a vast array of walking trails on Lord Howe Island to cater for all different standards. All walks have amazing views and so much amazing plant and animal life to see. Grab a map and do as many walks as you can...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Had 2w visit there, hiked many trails; not including Mt Gower. Not crowded, generally easy footing, but some are steeper than others. Bring good footwear.

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Reviewed October 19, 2017

This is a delight to walkers...trails to terrific...and I mean that it can be deadly if you choose to go there..there is one part of the mountain that you climb by rope! However WOW!

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

My wife is on the sportsy side, I'm not. I got tired and she did not loose her smile. The view (various viewpoints everywhere) is great since you go to several high viewpoints. But this also means that you have to be prepared to climb...More

Thank Yves R
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Walkimg trails are mostly well marked, safe and graded. Many are only reachable by bike or car. Maps of the tracks are readily available

Thank Moonah25
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Pick up the walks brochure on arrival to Lord Howe Island. Each walk is graded, from an easy stroll, to strenuous walks such as Goat House (2.1km) and Malabar (1.5km); to Mount Gower (4.5km) that takes 8 hours and requires a guide. Each of the...More

Thank Benny K
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

We bought the LHI Ramblers book by Ian Hutton from the tourist information centre to assist us in deciding which walks we felt we could complete as neither of us are regular walkers and having stumbled through the Malabar and Kim's look out walk we...More

1  Thank TinaBendigo
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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
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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.
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Ilovecheezels
July 29, 2015|
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Response from RoslynJS | Reviewed this property |
We've ever had any issue with leeches in our many visits to LHI.
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