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Barrenjoey Lighthouse

Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
+61 2 9472 9300
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Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
+61 2 9472 9300
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A must visit when you plan Palm Beach. The lighthouse is set in a wonderful scenic spot which has 2 routes to climb: Slope or steps. Make sure you carry water and hit the restroom before you start the climb as both are not available....More

Thank Arun7541
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was well worth the hour drive from Sydney! The lighthouse is set in a wonderful scenic spot. The climb on Smugglers trail is a bit intense, but only takes an average of 15-20 minutes. There are plenty of photo ops on the way. The...More

Thank winegeek-fl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Use the restroom before you start the hike and bring water. We also made the trek after heavy rains, and the Smugglers Trail was extremely slippery coming down. On the way up we took the easier trail, which was still quite a workout because of...More

Thank CrankySCTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place with a stunning view were you can see whales and dolphins. Go in the morning to see the sunrise and take breakfast at the boathouse afterwards.

Thank Franshoek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Winter is a great time to go to Palm Beach. Have breakfast at the boathouse then take the walk up to Barrenjoey Lighthouse for the best views In Sydney ... how good is this

Thank editor2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really stunning walk - you could picnic if you wanted up there. The photos and view are worth every step up there. The paths are very good and manageable. Be aware you cannot get water or food at the lighthouse so bring all you need....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views from the lighthouse. I found the walk very hard but in saying that I'm coming of the back of a broken ankle so maybe it's not to hard. My advise is to take water with you and go to the loo before you...More

Thank Balifreakfromaussie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our four year old had no problem with this walk - don't miss it! Walk is a bit steep in places but not long. Views from the top are great. Would like to have been able to go up into the lighthouse but wasn't open...More

Thank windmilltop
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Fabulous views, well worth the climb up the path, not if you are unfit and the descent by the Smuggler's Steps is not for the faint hearted.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Top marks to NSW Nat Parks & Wildlife for much needed improvements to the walking tracks up to Barrenjoey Lighthouse. Parking at Governor Phillip Park needs you to prepay & display a ticket on your car dash, also make sure to use the public toilets...More

Thank Steve B
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