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Worth seeing the history, the day we went sun was shining . Gives a bit of history and you can put... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sandyknight10
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Adelaide, Australia
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Again passionate rangers giving you the history of this wonderful lighthouse well maintained and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathy H
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Sydney, Australia
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The first lighthouse erected in South Australia, the Cape Willoughby Lighthouse lights the Backstairs Passage between Kangaroo Island and the mainland.
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Cape Willoughby Road, Willoughby, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth seeing the history, the day we went sun was shining . Gives a bit of history and you can put yourself back in time

Thank sandyknight10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Again passionate rangers giving you the history of this wonderful lighthouse well maintained and easy to get around. You can climb if you want.

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here, guy has a lot of info on the light house and the climb up to the top of the lighthouse was let's just say nearly killed me lol (I'm a fluffy guy) but totally worth it.

Thank Brendon C
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Don’t miss this highlight. The beauty of the landscape is stunning. Take time to not only walk around the lighthouse( check opening times) but along the cliff tops. The lichen makes for great pics. There is a cafe but check again opening times.

Thank 77smiley
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place to understand the life of a lighthouse keeper in isolated regions. We went on what was a cool and very blustery day and were nearly blown away. The views however are spectacular. We are fortunate indeed to live in a country...More

Thank Jinny57
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

It is a fairly good drive to the Cape Willoughby lighthouse. This was something that influenced many of our decisions as we only drove a VW golf. The road is in pretty good condition and an easy scenic drive; although unsealed for just over 20...More

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Spectacular scenery although extremely windy. $5 entry to view the lighthouse but access to the museum is free. Watch the road driving out as numerous potholes during the unsealed sections.

Thank Tegan85
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Spectacular view and an amazing outpost. Definitely take a coat, as the wind was icy on our winter viewing. We didn't need a tour to appreciate the isolation and history.

Thank Noshtalgia
Reviewed June 21, 2018

An overcast day with howling winds but a tight schedule so we soldiered on.We were welcomed by the guide and taken on an extensive history lesson. The climb up the lighthouse was easy and not too bad for the heart . The wind raged around...More

Thank Marian C
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We had a small group tour of the island including this charming lighthouse. There were lots of kangaroos resting in the landscape. It's an isolated place but very beautiful,

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Brenda v
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Response from PhilofOZ | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I just managed to read your question. I’m not sure if you have had a chance to book your stay yet. We booked our accommodation through the national parks website. Just google: Cape Willoughby National Park (TripAdvisor... More
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