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Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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Local fauna and flora incredible. The walk to Kim's lookout would be a challenge for anyone not fit and healthy or for children 5 and under.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Local fauna and flora incredible. The walk to Kim's lookout would be a challenge for anyone not fit and healthy or for children 5 and under.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

There are numerous walking trails on Lord Howe Island from those requiring a guide due to their difficulty (climbing Mt Gower) to other challenging walks (eg Goat House on Mt Lidgbird) to those requiring reasonable fitness (Malabar Hill, Mt Eliza, Kim's Lookout, Intermediate Hill) and those easily accessible on foot (Steven's Reserve, beach walks, etc). All give a variety of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Lord Howe is a wonderful destination if you are into walking. Be aware though that aside from walks along beaches and coastal paths, several of the trails can be quite strenuous. Indeed, in the case of of both Mt Gower and Goat-house Cave, challenging. Most walks involve steps, and these require care, as the earth and gravel easily erodes with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Had a great week of walks with the highlight being Mt Eliza although the track to Goat house Cave is the most challenging

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I just spent 7 days on Lord Howe island, walking in the best environment imagined. You can walk easy ( little island) or set yourself a challenge (mt gower). Class 2 to class 10 walks). All walks are well sign posted with markers throughout the walk. To get to starts of walks we rode bikes. The views are to die... More 

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australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

all trails are well maintained, we never encountered any litter and signage is very good. there are trails for everyone from flat 1 hour walks to all very serious hikes to the tops of the mountains

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Bargara, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Every walk on the Island offers another Magical view. Well worth getting your fitness up before you travel, as some are quite steep. Tracks are good. Transit Hill, Malabar, Intermediate Hill, Mt Eliza, Kim's Lookout - all fabulous.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

All mountain walks are class 3 to 5, but when you get to the top, you have the most stunning views of the island and clean, clear waters that surround

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We came to LHI for a week in May 2016 for a week of hiking and scuba diving. This review relates just to the hiking part of our trip. We enjoyed the following hikes: Mt Gower Triple Peaks (Malabar Hill, Kim's Lookout and Mt Eliza) Valley of the Shadows and The Clear Place Intermediate Hill Mt Gower can only be... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Without a bike, walking is the way to see the island. The tracks are well signposted but can be slippery in the rain. Take a little care and choose a suitable track for your stamina.

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