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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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Excellent for both sunset and sunrise.

Stayed at nearby caravan park so ended up riding up the lighthouse a few times. Interesting WW2 history about the place and the sunset was pretty impressive as was the sunrise... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Stayed at nearby caravan park so ended up riding up the lighthouse a few times. Interesting WW2 history about the place and the sunset was pretty impressive as was the sunrise. Top spot.

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Hard to pass a great spot to see an awesome sunset with whales active in the water. History interesting. Free entry. Good access sealed road and easy flat walk to look out. No toilets. Great way for a couple or family to end a day in Exmouth. Take some food and drink and enjoy.

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Milano, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

After a day-tour on boat looking for whale-shark, the best way to finish a fantastic day! a bier, some chips and the best sunset ever!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

For free you can spot humpback whales migrating. We could see heaps of them all travelling south. Make sure you take binoculars....

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Rockingham, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great place to watch the sunset from and good vantage point for whale watching. Very interesting to read the history of this place. Also a good spot to get some phone and internet reception.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Interesting site to visit, the sandbags that are now rocks was an unusual twist. Amazing view of the ocean. Especially stunning at sunset. Definitely a must if you are visiting Exmouth.

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Bateau Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We visited the lighthouse on three occasions, at different times of the day. The views are wonderful and it is a fabulous place to watch the sun set. The information boards covered a variety of topics, including the nearby VLF antenna, the war in Exmouth, the wreck of the Mildura, oil drilling,and, of course, whales. We saw a number of... More 

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Beverwijk, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Bring some wine, cheese and crackers as all other travellers seem to do (mainly grey nomads when we were there). You may also want to take a warm fleece or jumper, as it got really cold really quickly after sunset. The site is also a memorial to some brave WWII heroes.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Good view on the bay to watch the Humpbacks. If you see a spray and then a boat, you have a humpack (with the boat chasing it :-) )

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful vantage point views. And as we are here during the whale migration season, we saw whale breaching and migrating south. Lovely to sit and eat our packed lunch and soak in the atmosphere. Definitely a must to visit.

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