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Travel Essentials


Where is Lord Howe Island?

Getting There

Lord Howe Island lies approximately 600 km northeast of Sydney and southeast of Brisbane, Australia, at the same latitude as Port Macquarie, NSW. It forms part of the state of New South Wales.

When To Go

Anytime! Lord Howe Island’s climate is mild, year-round. Sea breezes prevent the summers from being too hot, while surrounding warm seas ensure pleasant winters.

Island Services

Essential services, shops and travel services.

Travel Tips

Facilities and what to bring.


Lord Howe Island Board Administration Office, Visitor Centre, Marine Parks.