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Criterion (vii): The Lord Howe Island Group is grandiose in its topographic relief and has an exceptional diversity of spectacular and scenic landscapes within a small area, including sheer mountain slopes, a broad arc of hills enclosing the lagoon and Balls Pyramid rising abruptly from the ocean. It is considered to be an outstanding example of an island system developed from submarine.
Ball’s Pyramid juts violently out of the ocean to the east of Lord Howe Island and is all that remains of a giant volcano that once stood in the area about seven million years ago. A siren to divers, the 562 metre basalt spire is the world’s tallest sea stack and home to the endangered Lord Howe Island stick insect.
Until the construction of the Lord Howe Island Airport in 1974, the only way to reach the island was by sea or by flying boat from Rose Bay in Sydney, landing on the lagoon. Today, the island is serviced by daily flights, but there are only 400 visitors on Lord Howe at any time, together with a resident population of around 350. As such, Lord Howe is an uncrowded island of unspoilt beauty.
Lord Howe Island Accommodation in a picturesque, unspoiled setting. Somerset is perfectly situated between Neds Beach and the Lagoon, on a level area of Lord Howe Island, allowing easy walking and biking to nearby shops, restaurants and the Visitor Centre. The accommodation units are nestled in subtropical palm groves alive with splashes of colour from Hawaiian hibiscus and fragrant frangipani.
Somerset offers Lord Howe accommodation options to suit all visitors to the Island. Choose from a range of Studio, One bedroom or Family Units. Each unit has separate bedroom and living areas giving space and privacy, an ensuite bathroom and a covered verandah overlooking the palm forest and gardens.
Something phenomenal lies 23 kilometres southeast of Lord Howe Island, a piece of volcanic rock that rises 552m out of the ocean. This is the world’s tallest sea stack and is home to some of.
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