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Address: Yardie Creek Road, 18 Kms North of Exmouth | Ningaloo Reef Area, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
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The view is amazing also the history is so interesting, loved to read that the sand bags are still there from the war.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

The view is amazing also the history is so interesting, loved to read that the sand bags are still there from the war.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

And that is about it. Once you get up there, there are wondrous views of the reef, the lighthouse caravan park,and so very sadly the oil rigs on the horizon. This is a heritage area and they are drilling just off the reef. It beggars belief.

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Carnarvon, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

its situated nicely high up on the hill providing some good views of the indian ocean...some plaques there describe its history..but not worth more than 15 minutes as you cant go up the light house itself..would be better if you visit in winters

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We were a bit unfortunate on our visit as for one there were simply too many flies pestering us and also the sunset did not really happen due to some clouds which blocked the view. Other than that, the view is spectacular and the exhibits and explanations around the lighthouse are well done and worth a visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We drove up to the lighthouse at sunset and shared a lovely view with about 20 other people. Some really neat information boards, wonderful stories of the lighthouse keepers and their wives, and unexpected facts about Ningaloo Reef heritage area (like the oil rigs you can see on the horizon...). Brilliant view but do be careful driving near or after... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

short sealed road to lighthouse; fantastic views of Ningaloo reef from the parking area which has information about the history of the lighthouse

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Best place to watch the sunrise and the sunset. A great view of the area and something you can do at zero cost (except for the rental car to get you there).

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

great views of ocean and bay , nice explanations of history surrounding the area , nice description of wildlife expected to be seen ,

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

What spot to visit. The sunset was amazing, we also spotted whales out in the ocean (Sept 2014)... Just a lovely place ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The lighthouse can get busy just before sunset but it is the best time to go. Watching the sunset up there is a great way to end the day. The view if the coastline and HEH Navy Communications base is great. There is some interesting sign boards with historical information.

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