Personalised discovery of a World Heritage Site

If you want to personalise your discovery of Lord Howe Island, consider booking a private guided tour with Island expert Ian Hutton.

In the past 40 years, Ian has guided tours for many individuals and big documentary makers such as BBC, NHK (Japan) and ABC . Ian is experienced in adapting tours to special interests, fitness levels, seasonality and available time.

Ian has a range of interests and expertise to share. An avid photographer, he can help you to capture the Island’s astonishing wildlife and landscape on film. A keen naturalist and long-time resident, Ian knows all the right places to explore the geology, birds, plants and marine life found in this World Heritage region.

You can arrange a half day or full day walk, tailored to your specific interests.

To get started just get in touch and let us know your needs and when you will be on the Island. We will do our best to accommodate you*.


Private Tour Enquiry


*Please note that our capacity for private tours is limited by Ian’s availability. Get in touch as early as possible to start planning your private tour to avoid disappointment.

Ian's Gallery

Stunning early winter afternoon glow on the mountains #lordhoweisland #sunset #mountains #island #landscapephotography #drone #awesome
There are still quite a few young Red-tailed tropicbirds around #lordhoweisland #seabirds #tropicbirds #nature #naturephotography #worldheritage #birds @lordhowe-tours.com.au
Found one of my favourite sea slugs the Black Cyerce, and there were two juveniles with it #lordhoweisland #seaslug #islandlife #nature #olympustough #naturephotography #naturesjewels #lordhoweislandmarinepark
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