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Cape Jaffa Lighthouse

32 Marine Parade, Kingston SE, South Australia 5275, Australia
+61 8 8767 2036
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Anniversary Visit

We went to the anniversary this year and the history was amazing. A definite must see if you are... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Quigs73
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Adelaide, Australia
Unbelievable

To think this was made in 1869 is Unbelievable! If your in Kingston go and check it out. It run by... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2017
Kym G
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Established in 1872 on Margaret Brock Reef 8km to sea from Cape Jaffa. History was made in 1974 when the Cape Jaffa Lighthouse was dismantled and moved to Marine Parade Kingston.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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32 Marine Parade, Kingston SE, South Australia 5275, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to the anniversary this year and the history was amazing. A definite must see if you are passing through on the weekend.

Thank Quigs73
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit to the Historic Cape Jaffa lighthouse, Marine Parade, Kingston SE.

Reviewed April 20, 2017

To think this was made in 1869 is Unbelievable! If your in Kingston go and check it out. It run by volunteers who do great job they do it for the love of it not the money :)

Thank Kym G
Reviewed March 21, 2017

At the end of a fairly long drive off the main road is the hamlet of Jaffa. The day we were there it smelt so bad we had to leave.

Thank judith b
Reviewed February 3, 2017

All lighthouses have an appeal, even if they have been removed from service, and moved onshore like this one. Unfortunately it wasn't open when I visited, but will be back soon as it looks like a beauty to climb.

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We found this place by chance on the way through to Robe and are so pleased it was open on New Years Day. You get to climb to the top and learn about how it ended up where it is....it's recently been renovated with the...More

1  Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Some great local history that kept young and old interested. The balcony was too scary though. The story of the light house and the people that lived there in past years was amazing. It was also great to see it lit up at night.

1  Thank Leith M
Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Wow. I was so pleasantly surprised at taking the time to investigate and ask the staff more about this lighthouse as i can say it was a highlight of my trip. Im 31yo and not nautical but i learnt so much from Frank...a man who...More

2  Thank JacSTARRR
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Cape Jaffa Lighthouse is a decommissioned lighthouse that was located on the reef near Cape Jaffa, which is near Kingston SE. It was moved to Kingston SE in 1976 and has subsequently been turned into a museum. The National Trust own the property and it...More

1  Thank Kiwibird248
Reviewed December 31, 2015

We were here on New Years eve and at night the light house was lit up, magnificent sight in the dark. This was opened for climbing but there is a fee involved. They only lit it up on special occasions, but opened certain times of...More

Thank Marlene198656
Reviewed December 29, 2015

Great place to get a veiw of the town and the ocean. Staff were excellent and very helpful. A real pice of history. The thing that really left wide eyed was the life boat that is in the grounds. It came from a ship that...More

Thank Dmpao
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