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About Lord Howe Environmental Tours
Established in 1998, Lord Howe Environmental Tours provides a wide variety of unique adventures. Tours include: Coral Viewing & Snorkelling The Coral Viewing and Snorkelling Tour is the ultimate way to experience the lagoons premier reef and coral holes. This two hour tour focuses on exploring the profuse coral seascape and introduces visitors to some of the more unusual lagoon inhabitants such as the endemic double-header wrasse, stingrays and turtles. Mt Gower Trek The Mount Gower Trek justly deserves its ranking as one of Australia’s top day walks. Taking approximately five hours to reach the summit at 875 metres and another four hours to return, this trek should not be taken lightly. During the trek you will enjoy the views of Balls Pyramid, Mt Lidgbird, the lagoon and the Island’s northern settlement area. You will also discover the mist forest on the summit of Mt Gower containing trees, ferns, mosses and orchids seen nowhere else on the planet. Specialty Snorkelling Tour For the snorkelling enthusiast join us on our two hour Specialty Snorkelling Tour to four or more of the lagoons most amazing coral gardens. Enjoy snorkelling within the calm pristine waters of the lagoon and marvel at the diversity of this reef environment. The specialty Snorkelling Tour has been developed specifically by Lord Howe Environmental Tours to enable snorkelers to experience the greatest range of coral communities and fish fauna within the Island’s stunning lagoon. We take you to four amazing locations on this tour. We have a wide selection of other tours, including: Guided Kayak Tours Private Glass Bottom Boat Charters Admiralty Island Guided Kayak Tour Night Snorkelling Tour Blackburn Island, Natural History and Seabird Tour North Bay and North Head Natural History Tour We also hire: 1 and 2 person Kayaks Paddle Boards Mask, Snorkels and Fins
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

You can’t go past local knowledge and these guys certainly have it. Dean took us an amazing ultimate snorkel trip. Such incredible colours in the coral and grasses and the marine life was spectacular. Dean took us to three sites, ensured everyone was safe, looked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gus_Riboldi
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I was going to write a great review and then read the other great reviews and believe I cannot sum it up more positively. Ken and Dean were friendly, knowledgeable and we learnt a lot about the reef and Lord Howe Island. Even after the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kazzy6666
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Snorkling was excellent - not too many people, good guide, good equipment and good sites. Mt Gower trek also excellent - Jill gives a realistic briefing of what to expect. Ignore this at your peril! Kayla a very good guide (knowledgeable, aware, reassuring). Would perhaps...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We've been to Lord Howe Island 3 times and each time we've been on the Coral Viewing Tour ... ... why 3 times? Quite simply because it is such an interesting, informative and amazing experience. It is a chance to experience unique and amazing marine...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We were keen to climb Mt Gower and had read all the reviews - most saying that it is amazing experience but quite challenging. The day before the climb we were fully vetted by Jill about our fitness, any injuries,fear of heights and shown some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lewie4
Reviewed 24 September 2018

On a special trip from the uk we were delighted that despite the cold and windy day we could go on this glass bottom boat tour. Great attention given to making this a good experience. They dived to clean the glass and Jill provided us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank susied208
Reviewed 28 August 2018

What an amazing experience of the magical reefs of Lord Howe and Glass bottom boat , The Marine life is incredible and the tour host are great , I cant wait to head back to Lord Howe Island I will do the tour again :)

Date of experience: August 2018
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Dean H, Owner at Lord Howe Environmental Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you. Look forward to your return.

Reviewed 18 August 2018

Jill and Ken were entertaining hosts of this 2 hour glass bottom boat tour and snorkel. The glass in the boat is exceptionally clear. Ken took us to see lots of coral, fish and stingrays, with detailed knowledge of the local history to keep conversation...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karin C
Reviewed 4 August 2018

I had a great time on this 2 hr snorkelling tour. I was on the boat and we went out into the lagoon just off the shore of Lord Howe Island. The water was cool but it was winter so not unexpected, however not uncomfortable....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank W2547SGmarkb
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The glass bottom boat tour was part of our package holiday with Spacifica Travel. We had what Dean, Jill and Ken say was "the best June day they could remember". Conditions were perfect for viewing the coral plus the fish. Jill, Dean and Ken were...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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