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Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

Yardie Creek Road, 18 Kms North of Exmouth | Ningaloo Reef Area, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 13 Attractions in Exmouth
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
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Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My family have been travelling the north of WA for a lot of years. My first memories of family trips were camping on the beach (back when you were allowed to without the rangers moving you on) and taking the long hike up the hill to the Lighthouse. I have photos of me, my mum and dad at the top,... More 

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Perth, WA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Worth visiting just to see the expanse of ocean all around you, learn a bit more about the history of the area and get some great photos. We were even lucky enough to see a whale!

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Magnificent view from the lighthouse, read the history on the boards. Watched the sunset. Shame on the person who left toilet paper and a brown mess, just over the guard rail, toilets are only 1/2 km away. Just be careful where you step.

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North Bay, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Set at the edge of the Cape Ranges and extending into the Ningaloo Reef at the edge of the Indian Ocean, this point is a great lookout for the sea and land behind. Was a little miffed that someone was parked right next to the lighthouse in such a way that he was in line with the best photo ops.... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The views up and down the coast from here are stunning and sunset is a show not to be missed. Bring some binoculars as you may be lucky enough to see whales breaching (we weren't...)

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Perth, Australia
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270 reviews 270 reviews
110 attraction reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

even though its a distance from where the whales are you can see them breech. its cool up there. take a beer or 2 we did and had a ball. the light house doesnt come on at sunset but great pic op

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Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Anyone going to the Cape Range or wanting a good overview of the area should go up to the Vlamingh Head Lighthouse. It has extensive views up and down the coast and along the northern end of Exmouth. We watched humpback whales breaching for about an hour here....a pair of binoculars makes it even better.

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Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

great view up and down the coast. If you are lucky you might get to see whales from up here. We are taking photo of our vehicle in front of lighthouses around oz so this was a good stop.

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Kununurra, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Lovely view was very windy when we went but definitely a recommended visit when in Exmouth. The fuel was fairly cheap at the caravan park but it looked dusty so we kept driving.

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Perth
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Good spot for photos of the North West Cape! Call in on the way to Yardie Creek, Turquoise Bay, Tantabiddi boat ramp etc.

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