world-class fishing, diving, snorkelling, surfing and walking


with each other and escape the stress of everyday life


world heritage wilderness at your doorstep


all year round at secluded beaches


subtropical forests, pristine beaches and dramatic mountains


and enjoy the sunset with family and friends


in simple subtropical elegance


and enjoy the moment

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celebrity chef week with Steven Snow

Steve Snow is coming to Pinetrees - Lord Howe IslandSteven Snow is one of Australia's best chefs and, from 24-28 October 2016, will teach cooking master classes at Pinetrees.

Snowy has worked at the forefront of Australian fine dining after transforming a deserted restaurant in Brunswick Heads into the famous Two Hat restaurant, Fins. He later moved to Byron Bay where he won ‘Best Seafood Restaurant in Australia’ and ‘Best Regional Restaurant’. Beyond the restaurant, Snowy appears on Guide to the Good Life (Channel 7), and makes regular contributions to newspapers, magazines and radio. He has also published two highly acclaimed cookbooks Byron Cooking and Eating and Cooking on the Coast.

Each afternoon from Monday 24 October to Friday 28 October 2016, Snowy will host a 2 hour cooking master class. He'll cover a range of topics and reveal some professional secrets to help you take your home cooking to a new level. Best of all, you'll get to taste everything he cooks! In the evening, we'll convene on the Pinetrees waterfront deck for selected wine tastings. Each day we'll taste a range of James Halliday's favourite wines and explore variations in style and character from different Australian wine regions. Read the feature article in the Sydney Morning Herald about our celebrity chef week with Peter Kuruvita in 2013.

Cooking with Snowy includes:

  • 2 hour cooking master classes with Snowy every day from 24-28 October
  • selected wine tastings every evening from 24-28 October
  • a feature Snowy 5 course dinner with matching wines
  • FREE accommodation and meals for children under 10 (conditions apply)
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • full breakfasts
  • lunches (either at Pinetrees, gourmet BBQ hamper or packed lunch)
  • afternoon teas
  • 4 course dinners
  • use of all lodge facilities
  • island airport transfers

Package rates start from $2130 per person twin share, excluding airfares and applicable taxes. Rooms will fill quickly, so please book soon to avoid disappointment! Please go to our booking page for details on rates, availability, packages and deals.

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Neil, Penshurst, NSW