Visiting Vessels

All vessels are advised to contact the Lord Howe Island Board (LHIB) to book a mooring prior to departing for the Island.  

Application to Attach to a Public Temporary Mooring PDF 82 KB

Information for Visiting Vessels PDF 215 KB

Lord Howe Island Marine Park Visitors Guide PDF 668 KB

After lodging your Mooring Application Form, your vessel will be assigned a suitable mooring based on the vessels draft, length-over-all and tonnage. An Approval to Attach to a Mooring Apparatus in the LHI Lagoon will be sent to you by email or fax. This approval is to be presented to the Port Operations Manager on arrival to the Island.

The LHIB maintains 16 Public Temporary Moorings in the Lord Howe Island lagoon. There are 2 types of mooring systems on the Island - Mark 1 Danforth Anchors and Mark 2 Danforth Anchors.

LHIB Mooring Specifications PDF 36 KB

Masters of vessels are also advised to contact the Lord Howe Island Port Operations Manager (NSW Police) prior to departure for the Island:

Lord Howe Island Port Operations Manager

TC Douglass Drive, Lord Howe Island NSW 2898
Phone: +61 2 65632199
Fax: +61 2 65632131