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Lighthouse and tour, one of the best

We did this tour as part of the KI pass. The tour guide was Mick, very funny guy who made the whole... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
684andyf
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Mount Gambier, Australia
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Enthusiastic Tour of the lighthouse

Family of 4 (2 boys - 7 & 9). Using the KI pass, this was our 2nd lighthouse tour of the trip, we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
22stuarts
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Nairne, Australia
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Cape Borda Lightstation is in a stunning location upon the cliffs overlooking Investigator Strait. To discover the maritime history of the area you can take a tour of the lighthouse and visit the museum. Don't miss the daily cannon firing on the...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this tour as part of the KI pass. The tour guide was Mick, very funny guy who made the whole tour very interesting from start to finish. Excellent views from the top of the cliffs, had no idea there was such high cliffs...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 4 (2 boys - 7 & 9). Using the KI pass, this was our 2nd lighthouse tour of the trip, we thought this would be similar tour to previous, so we were not expecting anything new. We were wrong - thanks to Mick...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

First post ever!!! We arrived after terrible road ! But excited . The gentleman was less then enthusiastic. We went for self guided . Only to find out after that it didn’t include the lighthouse . Much easier if you talk to your customers !!!...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

Lighthouse on remote spot on Kangaroo Island. Location is very peaceful with beautiful views. We had a guided tour led by Mick who was very entertaining. I never thought lighthouses could be so interesting! Well worth the journey.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

We along with 7 other couples were caught out visiting Cape Borda on a Wednesday. We were all annoyed that the sign for closure on Wednesday and Thursday is 15 kms halfway along a very rough and rutted dirt road to the lighthouse and cottages....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dee C
Reviewed March 21, 2019

We came for the tour with the cannon firing, we had a very friendly and competent guide. Loved seeing the blue wrens on a nearby lookout walk. Great to be able to grab an icecream on a hot day too when you are in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lindy J
Reviewed February 2, 2019

Well worth the visit, also some walks in the area and cemetery. I would skip the guided tour because you’re not allowed up the lighthouse onto the viewing deck. Do a tour at Cape Willoughby instead.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

We loved our tour with Mick at Cape Borda Lighthouse. It is a bit of a drive on a rough old dirt road to get there, but that is part of the adventure and helps you to get a sense of the harshness and isolation...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank underanancientsky
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We are still talking about Mick, the Cape Border Lighthouse (vs imposters at D'Could Be and Wanna Be) and the excellent Ravine Walk that Mick recommended (thank you) - you were right caves are amazing and you will die if you swim there! Was well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Cape Borda or Willoughby are in an epic battle to win the hearts and minds if visitors. Willoughby has the traditional appearance and you can admire the view from the top. Borda has Mick and a cannon which was a winning combination. If you can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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