Explore paradise on Lord Howe Island At any one time, you'll be one of the many visitors on Lord Howe Island. The crystal clear waters of Lord Howe Island are perfect for swimming, snorkeling, diving, kayaking and surfing. On land, the trek to the summit of Mount Gower is recognized as one of the world's best one-day hikes. What are you waiting for? pack your bags and visit this amazing place.