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Shopping on Lord Howe Island

Where to get food and supplies on Lord Howe Island? Can you buy food on the island?

There are a few local shops all within easy walking distance, where you can buy gifts, supplies and food for your stay on the island. Also available are take away food, groceries, news agency, souvenirs, local fishing guide/map, tackle, bait and more.

Joy’s Shop

Phone: +61 2 6563 2121

Liquor Store

Phone: +61 2 6563 2412

Opening hours 1:00pm till 4:30pm, closed Sundays

Museum and Gift Shop

Phone: +61 2 6563 2111
Weekdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Dash in Dash Out Cafe

Phone: +61 2 6563 2388
At the airport. Lattes and muffins, soft drink, cold beer or a glass of wine, snacks. An assortment of souvenirs.

Thompson’s Store

Phone: +61 2 6563 2155
Take away food, specialty coffee, groceries, clothing, homewares, souvenirs, local fishing guide/map, tackle, bait, hardware and more. Hire Cars and mobility scooter available.
Open 7 days.

Can you bring your own food to Lord Howe Island?

In theory you could. But with a 14kg limit of checked luggage on the flight over, this could be a challenge.

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