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Mt Gower

Lord Howe Island, Australia
+61 2 6563 2214
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How fit are you really?

How fit am I? If nothing else, please ask yourself this question and answer it honestly prior to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Essexboy999
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Sydney, Australia
Amazing hike

Great hike Go only when the weather is fiine and dry Amazing views from the time . Needs some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
EMIELANDMARLEEN
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De Haan, Belgium
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Lord Howe Island, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

How fit am I? If nothing else, please ask yourself this question and answer it honestly prior to embarking on this hike! Actually, let’s be realistic here. Without wishing to get into great debate on the meaning of words I am going to use a...More

Thank Essexboy999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hike Go only when the weather is fiine and dry Amazing views from the time . Needs some effort,

Thank EMIELANDMARLEEN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must be done but only if you are up to it. Please don't rely on receiving information from businesses on the island about this trek as it is seriously understated. It is hard, steep and has over 15 rope pulls over very exposed sections of...More

Thank Bernie K
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Did the trek with Jack Shick early June.Good weather, track reasonably dry. You need a good level of fitness before attempting this trek-some sections hard & can be dangerous. Amongst the best one day treks I have ever undertaken-well worth the effort

Thank rik m
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A very challenging but rewarding trek up Mt Gower. Our guide Dean was great with lots of environmental and local knowledge. It was a full day, with pickup at 7AM and down at 5PM. They recommended we complete the Goat House Cave walk first, which...More

1  Thank Oatley_traveller
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a guided tour only which makes perfect sense as the track can be a bit tricky and lots of rope to help you climb the rocks. You will need a good level of fitness and not scared of heights but the climb is...More

Thank karenandsteven
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We love our hiking, and this lived up to its expectation as a first class day trek. Our guide Dean Hiscox, was so knowledgeable, (and annoyingly fit - you could have at leased faked some huffing and puffing Dean :-)... Just amazing, and the knowledge...More

1  Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We visited Lord Howe in March 2017 and mostly had good weather apart from a few overcast windy days. We decided early on we wanted to climb Mt Gower. On recommendation by locals and after a chat with Jill at the boat shed we chose...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you are going to the island, you MUST climb gower. Note:if you are nervous about your abilities, do the goat track (a trail on the island), if you complete top to bottom in <1 hour, you're good to go.

1  Thank Charlie V
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is an experience one will never forget. It takes roughly about 5 hours to clime and about 4 to descend. It is invigorating, challenging but once at the top, the view is worth every step of the way and the feeling of accomplishment is...More

1  Thank dgp0well
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Dhar E
28 January 2017|
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Response from menzie2 | Reviewed this property |
I have never done rock climbing and am in my late 50s and not a constant exerciser and I coped. That said I am reasonably fit for my age - and I was utterly shagged that night. I'm so glad I did it though it was a fabulous... More
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Pathways101
10 November 2016|
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I wore runners and they were fine
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