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Lord Howe Island, Australia
Lord Howe Island is a globally registered area in Australia. Despite its small size, this small island is a piece of paradise and it is said that this island is the most beautiful island in Australia. The nature and wildlife of this area due to the isolation of the island from the rest of the waters is the habitat of a large number of plant species, aquatic animals and rare birds.
Lord Howe Island, Australia
Lord Howe Island is part of the state of New South Wales and the southernmost coral island on the planet. The waters of this region belong to the Tasman Sea, which is located between Australia and New Zealand. Mount Lady Bird 777 meters and Mount Gower 875 meters dominate the southern end of the island.
Lord Howe Island is an irregular crescent-shaped island formed from the remains of volcanic lava, located in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand.
Natural attractions of Lord Howe Island
The beauties of Lord Howe Island
Islands have always been spectacular and attractive because of their geographical location. A piece of land with green trees surrounded by the sea certainly presents a beautiful picture. But there are some islands that have surpassed their names and have exhibited more spectacular and different landscapes, which is the example of Australia’s Lord Howe Island.
The remarkable features of this set of islands are such that they attract many tourists in different days of the year. With sculpted mountain peaks rising dramatically from jewel-colored waters, Lord Howe Island is a place of extraordinary contrasts.
This dream paradise has always been a place for lovers of blue sea and forest green and has become an amazing place in Australia. Also, watching the wildlife of the island on land and water is one of the main activities of tourists.
Amazing flora and fauna of Lord Howe Island
Area of Lord Howe Island
This island is about 11 km long and between 2.8 km and 0.6 km wide, covering an area of 16.56 km and the highest point of this island is Gower Mountain with a height of 875 meters.
The Lord Howe Islands complex includes 28 islands that were registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 as a natural place with diverse attractions and untouched forests.
The variety of beautiful corals in the Lord Howe Sea
Plant and animal diversity Lord Howe
The nature and wildlife of this area is completely pristine and unique due to the isolation of the island from the rest of Australia’s waters and lands. Lord Howie was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1982 for its unique beauty and diversity, extraordinary geological structure and collection of rare birds, plant and marine life.
Its crystal clear waters are rich in marine life and its rare corals are protected as part of the Lord Howe Island Marine Park. Lord Howe has never been part of a continent and almost half of the local plants on the island are native plants.
One of the most famous of them is Kentia palm, whose export is the second largest industry of the island after tourism. The island is an important breeding ground for sea and land birds, about 400 species of fish and 80 species of coral have been found in the waters around the island.
On Lord Howe’s Island Have a dream vacation
Travel to Lord Howe Island
Lord Howe Island is located 600 kilometers off the coast of Port Macquarie, New South Wales, which can be reached by a two-hour flight from the center of Sydney. Until the construction of Lord Howe Island Airport in 1974, the only access to the island was by sea or by seaplane from Rose Bay in Sydney and landing in the lagoon.
Currently, the island offers daily flights, but there are always only 400 visitors to the island, with a population of about 350 people. As such, Lord Havo is a secluded island of unspoiled beauty. There are direct flights from Port Macquarie to the island between February to June and September to December. A trip to this island will make for a very relaxing vacation for you.
In addition to walking on the golden sands and breathing pure oxygen, you can ride a bike around this eye-catching island and have a good time, or cross the rocks next to the island and feel the thrill of being at a height that is under your feet. The sea is blue and you can experience exciting entertainment.
Its crystal clear water is a paradise for lovers of water sports such as swimming, surfing, kayaking and diving. Some parts of the island are suitable for surfing and kite surfing due to the location of the beach and the wind in the area, and you can fish in almost all parts of the island. Kayaking, boating, sea cruises, climbing, hiking, visiting forests and animals are among the other entertainments of the island.
Heights and scenic views of Lord Howe Island
compilation: Bitote tourism department