A crescent-shaped drop of basalt in the Tasman Sea, around 600 kilometres east of Port Macquarie, Lord Howe Island has a setting so wild and wonderful that Lord Howe has earned a UNESCO listing for natural beauty – one of only four global archipelagos bestowed such acclaim. It’s also the only Australian destination to make Lonely Planet’s list of the top destinations to visit in 2020, coming in at number five. (more…)Read More
The first thing you’ll notice when you touch down on Lord Howe is the quiet. Once the buzz of the twin-prop fades, the only sounds are the rustling of palms and the chatter of terns and shearwaters. Thousands of them.