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Lord Howe Island, New South Wales

 

Far enough from the mainland to remain almost totally untouched by man, yet close enough to remain a viable holiday destination (and for us to claim it as part of Australia) lies the incredible Lord Howe Island. Coming with a more than justified World heritage listing, a visitor cap of 400 people at any one time, and a volcano-and-reef structure that forms a true slice of paradise, Lord Howe Island's terrain includes colourful reefs teeming with marine life, empty sandy beaches, magnificent volcanic peaks and a nearly unmatched sense of solitude.

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Why Lord Howe Island?

 

State: New South Wales

Why it's special: Gorgeous, unique island environment; pristine water environments ripe for exploration and shared with few others; walking trails that result in stunning panoramas from above.

Best time to go: September - May

Reachable via a 2 hour flight from Sydney (daily) and also accessible from Brisbane (weekends), Lord Howe Island lies in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand around 600km directly to the east of Port Macquarie on the mainland and has all the stereotypical characteristics one could want in an incredible island getaway. The island's isolation from any other landmasses plays a large role in its individuality, as there are a huge number of distinctive plant and animal species on what is a relatively small chunk of land at only 11 kilometres long.

This flora-heavy environment is what gives Lord Howe Island it's amazing, prehistoric feeling; there are a series of incredible walks on offer that brings to mind the likes of Jurassic Park, particularly the main trek to the peak of the dominating Mount Gower and its 875m-some height. The lookout from the top of this peak is the subject of some of the world's most beautiful photos, and the 360-degree panorama of rainforest-draped land and fringing reef is especially jaw-dropping.

It's not entirely undeveloped, however; the island has a permanent population of 360 residents as well as modern conveniences such as general stores, ATM, bakery and other necessities. This is as well as several levels of accommodation facilities - some of which are the stuff dreams are made of, especially should you choose to splurge and go high-end. Luxury lodges oriented around pampering as well as more basic apartments and villas are available to choose from, and waking up in the morning being able to take a short walk or cycle to some of the most amazing waters, or admire an incredible sunset in the evening, make the monetary investment more than worthwhile.

 

In terms of exclusivity, there are few places on Earth – let alone just Australia – that compare with Lord Howe Island; tourism to the island is highly controlled in order to preserve the delicate ecosystem that makes the island so stunning, and as a result it's an exclusive, boutique destination for travel. The combination of limited traveller numbers and an infrequent volume of flights makes it a sought-after destination that requires planning your trip in advance.

Lord Howe Island that it's been dubbed by multiple international media outlets – as well as travellers who have experienced its marvels firsthand – as their most beautiful place on Earth, it's a case where the proof is truly in the pudding on Lord Howe Island.


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