Smoky Cape Lighthouse, South West Rocks

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Perched on a granite plateau at 140 m (460 ft) above sea level, the light of Smoky Cape Lighthouse is the highest in town. This lighthouse is still in operation and lights up the coastline nightly. During daylight hours, the lighthouse is open for tours of its historic building, a treat for any maritime enthusiast. Consider renting a room at the former lighthouse keeper's cottage that's converted into a bed and breakfast. Supplement your lighthouse tour with hikes in the surrounding national park, where you'll find breathtaking views over the water and an array of local flora and fauna. Use our South West Rocks trip maker to arrange your visit to Smoky Cape Lighthouse and other attractions in South West Rocks.
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  • It is worth the walk to see the views. We were fortunate to view many whales on their migration north. Plenty of parking & good clean toilets nearby. Nice place to have a picnic. 
    It is worth the walk to see the views. We were fortunate to view many whales on their migration north. Plenty of parking & good clean toilets nearby. Nice place to have a picnic.  more »
  • For someone who hates lighthouse drives, cliff edges etc. this was was pleasant with no nasty, close to the edge spots. Parking for about a dozen cars so get in quick. 2 great outlooks even before... 
    For someone who hates lighthouse drives, cliff edges etc. this was was pleasant with no nasty, close to the edge spots. Parking for about a dozen cars so get in quick. 2 great outlooks even before...  more »

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