Cape Otway Lightstation | Cape Otway

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Cape Otway Lightstation

Built in 1848 Cape Otway Lightstation is the oldest, surviving lighthouse in mainland Australia.

Lots to do, see and explore. Open daily from 9am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
The Lightkeeper’s Kitchen is located on the grounds – great coffee, devonshire tea, meals, snacks and lots of delicious homemade goodies

Things to do

  • Spectacular views across Bass Strait; the Southern Ocean
  • Climb to the top of the Lighthouse – its open all day
  • Whale watch from the Lighthouse balcony (Jun-Oct)
  • Tour the Telegraph Station
  • Visit our secret World War Two Radar Bunker
  • Immerse yourself in history in our small museum
  • Watch our documentary about the history of the Lighthouse; Great Ocean Road
  • See historic photos in our Cafe gallery
  • Explore the heritage workshops & Lightkeeper’s quarters
  • Aboriginal Cultural Site
  • Enjoy lunch & snacks at the cafe

Cape Otway Lightstation

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Cape Otway Lightstation, Cape Otway Lighthouse Road, Apollo Bay VIC 3233
Phone: 03 5237 9240

There are no special deals available at the moment but please send a booking enquiry.