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Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island is a unique destination inscribed on the World Heritage List for its outstanding natural features. Discover the spectacular landscape where mountains meet the sea and the most southern coral reef in the world. Look out for some of the world’s rarest birds and marine life, enjoy sightseeing and relax with fantastic food and accommodation.

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8 days



  • Explore the island by water on the Round the Island two hour cruise

  • Learn about the island marine life on the North Bay Nature Tour

  • Explore on foot during the Ramble Bushwalking Tour

  • Discover the reef on a glass bottom boat


  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane and Hunter area*

  • Flights

  • 15 quality meals

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Attentive Tour Host



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Day 1

Home - Lord Howe Island
Your tour begins with a small aircraft flight to Lord Howe Island. This afternoon, settle in to our accommodation for the next seven nights. Within easy walking distance of most restaurants, the bowling club and museum, and only 300m to Lagoon Beach, you may choose to take a short stroll before our dinner together.


Day 2

Explore the Island
Enjoy breakfast each morning at the nearby Coral Café, only a five minute walk from our accommodation. We will then Join Peter on a bus tour to learn about the island's flora, fauna and history, sharing stories about life on the island from the past to the present. We will also visit some of Lord Howe Island's more interesting nooks and crannies including the local school, Government House, hospital and the Catalina monument. This evening join back together for dinner.

B, D

Day 3

North Bay Nature Tour
This morning visit North Bay for a tour and cruise. Enjoy the relaxed commentary on the Island's history and marine life as we cruise slowly to the beautiful North Bay. This afternoon is free to explore-perhaps climb up Mt. Eliza, walk to the Old Gulch or Herring Pools, swim or take an optional guided walk along the beach and learn about the unique history of the Bay. Before dinner we hear from Naturalist and the Museum Curator, Ian Hutton to learn more about the bird life and the environment on Lord Howe.

B, D

Day 4

Tour the Reef
Following breakfast spend the morning at your leisure. This afternoon we view the pristine beauty of one of the world's untouched reef systems and discover a new world on a glass bottom boat tour. This evening join back together for dinner.

B, D

Day 5

Round the Island Cruise
After breakfast at the nearby Coral Café, relax onboard our cruise around the island. Enjoy the remarkable views while listening to the commentary. After lunch, take an easy stroll in the shade starting at the new solar farm, through the Banyan forest to the Clear Place. Hear stories surrounding the geology, bird and plant life, and the history of the area. Be sure to bring your camera, a hat and a drink today. Before dinner, view the historical movies at the local hall, showing the island's early way of life.

B, D

Day 6

Free Day
Today is at leisure for you to pursue your own interests. If you are fascinated by bird watching, Lord Howe Island is the ultimate seabird destination in Australia with 14 species breeding here in the hundreds of thousands. You may also choose to do some fishing, snorkelling or just relax in the beautiful surrounds.

B, D

Day 7

Little Island Walk
This morning we walk to Little Island with our guide. We will go to the fascinating mountains end of the Island, to embark on a 1km level stroll. Little Islands are where the lagoons reef come to its southern end. Rock was obtained from here for the building of the airstrip and the start to Mt Gower walk. After a rest to enjoy the views and a photo or two, we stroll back. Following lunch, your afternoon is at leisure.

B, L, D

Day 8

Lord Howe Island - Home
Today it is time to farewell our paradise getaway as we are transferred to the local airport for our return flights home.

Please note that the order of this itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions that may affect water and boating activities. Every effort will be made to complete all activities listed.


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

March 2024 departure




Single Supplement available @ $1,428.00 extra


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We offer Australian Holiday Tours around our beautiful country and Day Tours from Brisbane and the Hunter.In addition, we present a range of selected International Tour destinations and are happy to work with your group or community to provide individual Charter Tours that meet your special interests.

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