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Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

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Address: 18 Kms North of Exmouth Yardie Creek Rd | Ningaloo Reef Area, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
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Whales galore

A fair drive from Exmouth but worth the effort. Saw many whales breaching quite close to the waters edge. Good interpretive signs make it a great visit. Well worth the drive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A fair drive from Exmouth but worth the effort. Saw many whales breaching quite close to the waters edge. Good interpretive signs make it a great visit. Well worth the drive.

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Renmark, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There was so much info at such a small place around the lighthouse and the views were magnificent. It was a pity that we could not enter the lighthouse itself to have a look at the technical workings. We hope that one day we can come back and admire the restored icon in all its glory!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat in our vehicle and were in awe of the expanse of the coastline and the whales playing. A great scenic site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great view this is. 360 degrees of absolute beauty. Lucky enough too see whales breaching also

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Bittern, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's worth the drive up to the lighthouse of an evening for the sunset. Interesting information boards. I hear that this is also one of the few places in Australia where you can also see the sun rise.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views of Exmouth Gulf and the Indian Ocean from here are wonderful. It was a beautiful sunny day when we were there and you could see for miles. The interpretive signage around is very good and give a good understanding of the history. We didn't see any whales, but they had been seen earlier in the day.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of interesting reading and things to see from lighthouse carpark. We could see whales of in the distance and the view is just lovely

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this spot during humpback whale season! I could sit up top for hours just watching them swimming by and breaching. Great views over the range, gulf and Ningaloo Reef. A table and chairs up there, so easy enough to do lunch. Some information signs about the region. You can't go into the lighthouse, but you can get some really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning view, well cared for lighthouse and historical remnants of the old sand bags used during the war. Worth a visit and explore the area around the lighthouse. There's caves further along too if you're up for a hike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic for whale watching & reading the history of the area and the lighthouse The panoramic view is outstanding.

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