Even as you approach from the air, Lord Howe Island looks invitingly like an adventure playground for divers. Its irregular shape gives a little insight into what lies below the waterline: to the south the mighty peaks of Gower and Lidgbird stand like sentinels, their heads at 800m in the clouds and their almost vertical sides plummeting straight down into the water surrounding them, whilst dotted around are small islands and off to the south-east the unmistakable outline of Ball’s Pyramid pierces the horizon. Continue reading “Lord Howe Island – an adventure playground for divers!”
Lord Howe Island is like a perfectly designed adventure playground for divers: from shallow fish-filled lagoon reefs, to the gullied terrain of the Arches, and jumbled bommies of the Admiralty Islands. The surrounding waters are largely marine sanctuary and present a diversity unlike any other place in NSW.