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Regional Tourism Guide for Lord Howe Island
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Lord Howe Island Rockfest
Date Sat 16th Mar 2019 to Fri 22nd Mar 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    The Lord Howe Island Rockfest is set to bring a buzzing atmosphere to the beautiful island. Locals and visitors alike eagerly anticipate the week long event, as it provides a showcase of free concerts and entertainment, in addition to music tuition for Lord Howe Island school students.

    Rockfest is the brainchild of Big Music CEO David Berkman, whose love of Lord Howe saw him introduce the only thing he identified as missing from the island - music and nightlife.
Lord Howe Island Bird Week
Date Sat 16th Mar 2019 to Sat 23rd Nov 2019
Lord Howe Island is Australia's premier bird watching destination, with 14 species of seabirds breeding here in hundreds of thousands. The island also boasts more than 130 permanent and migratory bird species, among them the Lord Howe Island woodhen - a flightless endemic species saved from extinction by a local conservation effort.

Guided walks to sea bird colonies, boat trips to Ball's Pyramid and Roach Island, lectures on birds and current research, museum displays and bird photography sessions. Charges may apply for some activities. Oxley Travel, Lord Howe specialists, are offering all inclusive packages during bird week. Visit the website for full details.
The Lord Howe Island Community Markets
Date Sun 14th Apr 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
    The Lord Howe Island Community Markets are held on the last Sunday of every month and not held during the winter months. Markets are held at the Lord Howe Island Public Hall from 10:30 am until 12 noon.

    There is a great variety of fresh local produce, art, handicrafts, and home made cakes on offer. Don't miss your chance to purchase locally made products or have the kids' faces painted.
LHI Conservation Volunteer Program
Date Wed 1st May 2019 to Mon 30th Sep 2019
Lord Howe Island, located 600 kilometres off the New South Wales coast, is renowned for its spectacular scenery, important breeding grounds for colonies of seabirds, and its rich biodiversity including many endangered and critically endangered species not found anywhere else in the world.

Undisputedly one of the most unique and beautiful places in the world, World Heritage Lord Howe Island is made up of 75 percent protected park preserve, encompassed in a marine park, and is as fascinating as it is beautiful. With a legacy of world-class conservation projects under its belt, the latest project has been 10 years in the making and is the largest undertaking of its kind anywhere in the world.

Your involvement in their Conservation Volunteers LHI Program will assist in the species recovery of the world’s rarest insect as well as allowing you to participate in a program that will change the lives of critically endangered animals including the Lord Howe Island Phasmid and the Lord Howe Island Woodhen; all whilst enjoying the pristine natural environment of Lord Howe Island.
Idris Murphy Workshop Getaway - Lord Howe Island
Date Wed 24th Jul 2019 to Sun 28th Jul 2019
Join Idris Murphy on Lord Howe Island for six days of painting. Described by locals as the 'Last Paradise', Lord Howe Island provides breathtaking landscape and natural beauty not found anywhere else.

Idris' work is held in the public collections of the Australian National Gallery, the National Library of Australia and the Art Gallery of NSW. He has been listed as a finalist several times in the Sulman and Wynne art prizes and is highly experienced in teaching as a Senior Lecturer at the College of Fine Arts.

A rare opportunity to join a few new friends you haven't met yet, and learn from a master of Australian landscape painting in the 'Last Paradise'.
Summer Festival of Lord Howe Island
Date Mon 27th Jan 2020 to Fri 31st Jan 2020
The Summer Festival of Lord Howe Island at Pinetrees is a week of adventure, fun, fitness, food, wine and music, all in perfect Summer weather.



Days are filled with a choice of different guided adventure activities (some of which may be at a small additional cost).

In the afternoon guests can enjoy cooking masterclasses by internationally renowned chef Tom Kime and indulge in delicious wine tastings.

In the evenings the multiple ARIA award winner Jeff Lang will be entertaining guests with intimate music performances.

If that’s not enough there is even the chance to participate in our annual Five Peaks Adventure Race and or the Pinetrees Pentathlon! Guests can choose to participate in just a few, some or lots of activities to create their ideal perfect week, the ideal way to celebrate Summer on Lord Howe Island.

Please see the Pinetrees website for more details.

Lord Howe Island Discovery Day Celebrations
Date Mon 17th Feb 2020
Join the local community in celebrating the discovery of the Island on 17 February each year. The evening commences with a traditional Island fish fry at the LHI central school followed by track and field events for all ages.

Don't miss the slow bike ride, three legged race and various relay races.