Itinerary – 9 Day Lord Howe Island 2019
B Breakfast Provided
L Lunch Provided
D Dinner Provided
We welcome and invite you join our 9 day Lord Howe Tour.
This Tour is for the Traveller who is ready for a relaxing and tropical holiday while still seeing all the must see and must do island attractions.
Each day enjoy the organised tours and spend the rest of the time at your leisure, perhaps poolside! Each night there’s somewhere new for dinner as to also taste what Lord Howe has to offer.
Lord Howe is one of NSW best treasures, let us show you there!
Day 1 Saturday 2nd March 2019 D
Home – Lord Howe Island
This morning board our flight for an afternoon arrival on Lord Howe Island. We are welcomed with an informative presentation of the island and some time to have a look around before enjoying dinner.
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Day 2 Sunday 3rd March 2019 BD
Today we start with a refreshing introduction bus trip on what to do on Lord Howe, where to go and how to do it. Learn everything about the island there is to know. After this chance to get our bearings we sit back and relax on a cruise that will enable us to enjoy the breathtaking views all around the Island including the spectacular image of Balls Pyramid creeping up in the distance and sheer mountain cliffs. During part of the cruise we will approach the ‘Admiralty Islands’ which are home to a large percentage of the Island’s bird population. Tonight enjoy a special Fish Fry dinner.
Day 3 Monday 4th March 2019 BLD
Begin today as we head to North Bay to enjoy the North Bay Turtle & Nature Tour. Enjoy a spectacular glass bottom boat cruise as we are able to view a large variety fish, turtles, stingrays and amazing corals of the world’s Southern most barrier reef. While exploring the North Bay we will also enjoy a scrumptious BBQ lunch. This afternoon you may choose to do some of the scenic walks to the Old Gulch or Herring Pools or up to Mt. Eliza. Dinner tonight is at Milky Way.
Day 4 Tuesday 5th March 2019 BD
Meet Ron! Ron is a wealth of local knowledge and he is ready to take us on a ‘ramble’. Join in on an easy 3km 3 hour ramble. Ron is joining us today to show us the great scenery & share with us all his information about this fascinating island. Learn about local birds, flora, fossils, palm & tourist industry, bush tucker & medicine plus snippets of volcanic & colourful local history & more.
Day 5 Wednesday 6th March 2019 BD
Coral viewing is first up on today’s agenda. Relax on the boat and view the stunning diversity of this exotic marine location as we join our tour the profuse coral seascape and some of the more unusual lagoon inhabitants such as the endemic double-header wrasse, stingrays and turtles.
This afternoon we will meet at the community Hall for historical movies. We will enjoy a showing of three short historical movies from the flying boat days.
Day 6 Thursday 7th March 2019 BD
Lord Howe’s first reported sighting was in 1988 from a vessel of the first fleet, HMS Supply, as it was en-route to Botany Bay. The island since became a hub for the whaling industry and now days the abundance of palm tree based products and tourism is the primary industry. Our holiday here and other tourists play a key role in what keeps the island alive and thriving. Today we meet with another local for morning tea and they will also tell us more about the islands fascinating history.
Day 7 Friday 8th March 2019 BLD
We catch up with Ron again today as he takes us to walk the Little Island Track to view the spectacular aerial courtship displays by one of the world’s rarest birds, the providence petrel. The providence petrel returns to the island to nest and can be ‘called’ out of the air, landing at your feet and even climbing into your lap! Today being our last full day on the island we enjoy lunch at Anchorage restraint together before you have the opportunity to return to your most loved part of the island. You may choose to go to Neds beach to feed the fish that are so friendly the swim right around your ankles. There are
local stalls that have been selling fish food to tourists for many years the fish have become accustomed to us! Our dinner tonight is being served at the Coral Café.
Day 8 Saturday 9th March 2019 B
Today is our last day of our holiday. Enjoy the morning on the island before flying home where our coach will meet to return you home.