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Paradise found..... but not the Disney-kind

Looking for paradise? ..... well, skip the shop worn, tourist targeted attractions globally and... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2013
Eli B
Sydney, Australia
All well mapped out ...

You need a month on this Island to enjoy all the trails ... well mapped out for you and the views... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2013
Brisbane, Australia
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Lord Howe Island, Australia
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

Looking for paradise? ..... well, skip the shop worn, tourist targeted attractions globally and head Down -Under.The island , 11km long and 3km wide is a tiny,pristine jewel in the South pacific ocean. As you fly in, you notice its crescent shape which is due...More

1  Thank Eli B
Reviewed September 17, 2013

You need a month on this Island to enjoy all the trails ... well mapped out for you and the views are just 360 everytime you turn a corner.

Thank Anzactravellers
Reviewed September 12, 2013

We walked the northern end tracks starting with a Clear Place. First glimpse of Balls Pyramid in the distance. LHI Wood Hens with a chick here. Superb sighting! Delightful walk through palms .Malabar and Kim's Lookout followed with wonderful views though a test for fitness!...More

Thank 723Marion
Reviewed September 3, 2013

The first view of the island via the small window in the plane reminded me of that scene in the movie Jurassic Park when they first see their island. After crossing the reef the plane appears set to land on the water. It speeds over...More

11  Thank Hallett505
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Had a week on the island but need to return for another week to walk the rest of the trails. Easy to follow and well maintained.

Thank Rodney W
Reviewed August 4, 2013

The views from Kim's Lookout and Malabar were spectacular. The paths are well maintained, but are only for walking in daylight. I knew my limit and stopped as needed to "catch my breath", but enjoyed doing the walks. Loved seeing the plant and bird life.

1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed July 28, 2013

many easy and moderately hard walks on the Island, some climbing but well worth the efforts to get a great view and also to see all the naturally ocuring palm trees and nest sites for so many sea birds

Thank TimeAgoMary
Reviewed July 10, 2013

No snakes, nothing to hurt you and this wonderful feeling of safety is something truly special to Lord Howe Island. So many trails to choose from, but some a very hilly so pace yourself. Feel the peace among the banyan trees and kentia palms. Birds...More

1  Thank YarraVictoria
Reviewed July 7, 2013

Not all walks, but majority of the hikes will have lots of roots, rocks and slippery ground! Especially Mt Eliza, Goat House and Mt Gower. So make sure to make proper hiking boots, preferrably with ankle support. My favourite were: - Valley of the Shadows...More

1  Thank Miasmes
Reviewed June 22, 2013

graded walks from easy to difficult, all with wonderful views, through palm and pandanus forest, along cliff edges and well marked

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Loza R
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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.