I have just got off the phone after a conversation with Tony from the Cape Schanck Lighthouse team. I contacted him straight away away when my husband and I got home from staying overnight in the Inspectors cottage. Our experience of staying overnight at the cottage was very disappointing and definitely not worth $200 a night ( no Breakfast). My... More
- Also Known As:
- Cape Schanck Light Station Mornington Peninsula
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Set on 20 acres of grounds, the Cape Schanck Lighthouse was built in 1859. The lighthouse beam sits 100 metres above sea level, and took the Lighthouse keeper and his 2 assistants 72 turns of the clockwork mechanism to wind it up every 12 hours. The special crystal lens that is still in use was made in France in 1858, and was transported over the vast oceans via sailing ship. It is now valued at more than $5million. 59 circular steps lead up inside the 21 metre high lighthouse which gives spectacular views across the cliffs and ocean to Port Philip Heads in one direction and past Phillip Island to Cape Paterson in the other.Four Cottages occupied by former lightkeepers can now be your base while you explore the Mornington Peninsula. ... more less
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