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Mt Gower

Lord Howe Island, Australia
+61 2 6563 2214
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Great for the adventurous

The Mount Gower trip is an amazing day of hard work, exhilaration and touch of fear. Some of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BecanDuncan
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Sydney, Australia
The best view from here

This mountain may be a challenge for some, but ever so rewarding! Go with Environmental Tours and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Edelweiss_9
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Buderim, Queensland
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Lord Howe Island, Australia
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"environmental tours"
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"scared of heights"
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"worth the effort"
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"the cliff"
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"hour climb"
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"spectacular views"
in 9 reviews
"cloud forest"
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"tree roots"
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"water bottles"
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"ascents and descents"
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"walking boots"
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"strong legs"
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"reasonable level of fitness"
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"steep climb"
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"fit enough"
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"great hike"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mount Gower trip is an amazing day of hard work, exhilaration and touch of fear. Some of the trip you can prepare for: take gloves, walk up and down as many flights of stairs as you can leading up to the trip and have...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This mountain may be a challenge for some, but ever so rewarding! Go with Environmental Tours and you will definitely be safe. No words can describe the amazing experience that this hike provides. Go and see for yourself. Mariana Amar

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did the climb with Jack and a group of 7. I was already apprehensive when we booked in but my husband was keen. We go bushwalking regularly so I'm not totally unfit but nothing like this climb. It didn't help that the day started...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

I climbed Mount Gower with Jack Shik from Sea to Summit Expeditions which was his 2000’th climb on Monday the 7th of May 2018 ! It is one on the most challenging things I have done and it is a BIG day - you are...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

we had a great trek with dean from Environmental tours. Dean was our guide and is superb. i have done this trek before but still thoroughly enjoyed the hike despite the rain hitting us hard at 600m. Very safe and amazing views. You need to...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Have to agree with most of the previous reviews, while very challenging it is most rewarding trek up Mt Gower. Dean, our guide with daughter Kayla and Luke from Pine Trees provided massive amounts of excellent info. Ours was final part of a "Seven Peaks...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

April is a perfect time to make the climb. The providence petrels have returned from Siberia for their nesting through the Oz autumn. Thanks Dean and Kayla from Environmental Tours for a safe, fun and informative climb. Don't be put off the climb - our...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Enjoy the petrels on top of Mt Gower after the hard slog - the view to die for including Balls Pyramid

Thank Ros39
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Dean is a superb guide. I strongly recommend this trip with Dean. He is very friendly, able, sensitive to the group's needs, experienced and knowledgeable. He is keen to share this special place with you and interested in passing on his knowledge and his understanding...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

This was my second time up this beautiful mountain, with Dean and Kayla adding more to the day than just climbing to the top. So much knowledge of the flora and fauna - which is so unique, recalled added to the quality of the trek.

Thank Tammy W
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Dhar E
January 28, 2017|
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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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I wore runners and they were fine
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