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Fast Facts

  • The Lord Howe Island waters are home to an astounding 500 species of fish and 90 coral species.
  • A State Marine Park was declared in 1998 and a Commonwealth Marine Park in 1999 – this is the world’s cleanest and clearest ocean: it’s like swimming in an aquarium!
  • The sparkling lagoon is protected by the world’s southern-most coral reef, creating a spectacular line of white surf against a blue backdrop of the South Pacific Ocean.