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Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

Yardie Creek Road, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 14 attractions in Exmouth
Type: Lighthouses
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

.. but especially at sunset - take a case or a bottle and prepare to share! or on the other side my husband went for sunrise with our young daughter and it was wonderfully quiet!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The Vlamingh Head Lighthouse (named after one of the earliest Dutch explorers to reach this part of the Western Australia coastline in the late Seventeenth Century) occupies the highest point of the Cape Range National Park and is reached from the main road 17 kms south of Exmouth via another twisting, very steep and winding road to the top. For... More

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Northern Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It is free, so maybe it would rate higher for the cost in your viewpoint. The wife and I had a good time take pictures of the lighthouse, and surrounding area and views before and during the sun setting. We arrived about an hour ish before the sun started setting and we were able to find good parking at the... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A great place to take your partener to watch the sun set over the western ocean. Also watch the whales frolicking along the reef

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I would recommend popping into this lighthouse on your way out to the national park. The views were lovely, and there's a bit of info there regarding the role of exmouth during ww2, including sandbags from the time that have now turned to rock. The lighthouse is worth a look. Note there are no facilities there.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The view is great. Can see both sides of the cape. Would be lovely for sunrise or sunset. We saw a whale far out.

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Exmouth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Every day a different view! Sunsets, sunrises and chuck a moon in every now and then...make sure you have a set of binoculars to check out the whales when they are cruising past from June to September.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Take a beer up and sit and watch the amazing colours at sunset over the Indian Ocean and reef, don't forget to take your camera!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A wonderful introduction to Exmouth. Sweeping views of the \gulf and the Ocean. A wonderful visit to its history- of war-time role.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The interpretive signs here are really well done and give excellent historical as well as locally informative information. Not overdone as some. Well done people!

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