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Ned's Beach

Neds Beach Rd Lord howe Island, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
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Clean water and amazing snorkeling

The fish life is extraordinary and it was almost deserted. I dived in the waves here after we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Samhainn22
Grewat snorkeling

Excellent snorkelling opportunities from beginners to proficient snorkelers. Great gear to hire to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
anniepfken
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
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Neds Beach Rd Lord howe Island, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
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Neds Beach Rd Lord howe Island, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The fish life is extraordinary and it was almost deserted. I dived in the waves here after we returned from Mount Gower and it was one of the most refreshing and enjoyable swims of my life!

Thank Samhainn22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent snorkelling opportunities from beginners to proficient snorkelers. Great gear to hire to very reasonable rates. Fish feeding enjoyed by all ages.

Thank anniepfken
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful water for swimming and lovely reef for snorkelling. Easy access, excellent facilities. A must visit.

Thank Tia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely walk down to the beach. Our snorkelling equipment was hired from Wilson's and the price was reasonable. The fish were unbelievably cool. We haven't experienced anything like it elsewhere and can't recommend highly enough.

Thank JackRussell3004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buy some fish food from the local store before visiting the beach. Then just toss some of the food in and you will be inundated with a plethora of fish in the shallows. Can be dangerous swimming here at times as it is an open...More

Thank Alf F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A definite must. To snorkel with the fish is like nothing we have ever experienced before. You buy fish food and wait for the most amazing fish to come up to you and take it right from your hand!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Snorkelling equipment and beach umbrellas can be hired at the beach. the water is warm and the fish life in the coral is amazing. BUT be aware the beach is not patrolled and can at times have strong currents, please do not swim there alone...More

Thank 507keni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ned's Beach has so much to offer. Walking along the beach so close to the terns and their chicks, who don't care that we're there; feeding the fish while standing in the shallows; snorkelling, or just beachcombing. Try to be there at low tide if...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sand beach with interesting rock pools and very nice coral within 20 metres of the shore. Snorkel gear, etc available on the beach on an honesty basis 24/7 - very cheap. Fish food available to feed large fish on the shore. Well worth a...More

Thank Royston W
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

That’s what really makes my idea of a holiday spending time on a beautiful beach where you can go snorkelling and jump in the turquoise water truly amazing a must do if you go to Lord Howe island and go straight to Neds beach, going...More

Thank Franco D
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Mark F
10 January 2017|
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Response from Lou M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - you can hire stand up paddle boards at Ned's beach. Surfable waves are on the east coast of the island at Middle Beach and Blinkys beach and occasionally at Ned's beach.
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