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Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

Lord Howe Island, Australia
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So many walks to choose from

There are walks for all abilities. One that was very hard and more difficult than the grading given... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kcorn555
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Lower Plenty, Australia
Well set up andnaintajned

Clearly signposted and marked. Have been very well established with steps and track indicators... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grant W
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  • Average2%
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“transit hill” (29 reviews)
“kim's lookout” (40 reviews)
“goat house cave” (22 reviews)
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Lord Howe Island, Australia
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"transit hill"
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"kim's lookout"
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"goat house cave"
in 22 reviews
"malabar hill"
in 17 reviews
"middle beach"
in 15 reviews
"banyan trees"
in 10 reviews
"settlement beach"
in 19 reviews
"mt eliza"
in 18 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 6 reviews
"red tailed tropic"
in 7 reviews
"spectacular scenery"
in 4 reviews
"fitness levels"
in 6 reviews
"different levels"
in 4 reviews
"uneven ground"
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"boat harbour"
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"every turn"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are walks for all abilities. One that was very hard and more difficult than the grading given was Mt Gower. My reasonably fit and active husband did it and said it was very dangerous and the most difficult thing he has ever done.

Thank kcorn555
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clearly signposted and marked. Have been very well established with steps and track indicators wherever required. Leaflet available from museum relating to walks is very informative.

Thank Grant W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've just spent a week on LHI and it was an amazingingly beautiful place to visit. As it was during the cooler month of June, I went hiking most days. Every hike I did was different, which is what makes this island so special. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you obtain the Exploring Lord Howe Island brochure which gives a detailed map showing all the walks and grades from 1 to 5 to help you decide which ones are suitable. I loved all that I did with very varied scenery and flora....More

Thank Marg L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Grant T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Wlisaann
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Reviewed 6 June 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

Thank jbourke929
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Reviewed 3 June 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

Thank gayle w
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Reviewed 2 June 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.

Thank Jan A
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Reviewed 30 May 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

Thank Aussie49
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Loza R
25 January 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
6 August 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
29 July 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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