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Gem Road | Wadjemup Rd, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic monument on one of the highest parts of the island. History of the lighthouse is explained by volunteers if you are interested.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For $40 AUSD, our family were shown around and up the lighthouse by the knowledgable volunteer. Interesting facts provided nd amazing views from the top. There are a LOT of steps to be aware of

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

We rode here on the bikes we hired and it was worth all the sweat and hard work. The views over the island are amazing and we had a clear day. Thee are lots of quokkas on the way up as well.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jayneeveringham
Reviewed March 24, 2019

The only way to get to the lighthouse is to either bike or go on the hop on hop off bus. Whichever route you choose it is worth a visit. Built in 1849 - Wadjemup is an Aboriginal world meaning "the place across the water...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Swisshen
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

This one of the must do activities on Rottnest. The Lighthouse tour only costs only $9 and for this not only do you get to climb the spiral staircase to the top and take in 360 degree views from 39m up but you get a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

My wife and I visited Rottnest for a second time having been there 2 years ago. Took the hop on hop off bus and decided to visit the lighthouse. Took the tour to the top and took some photos from the 360 degree platform outside...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Michael N
Reviewed February 13, 2019

So rottnest have got you over a barrel as the ONLY way you can get to this lighthouse is by bike or paying a rip off $20 for the hop on hop off bus! there should be better access & one should be able to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nadiamarkus
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We decided to go up to the lighthouse on the way back from Salmon Bay. We’d ridden up to it before but never bothered with the tour. For $9 per adult this is money well spent. The tour takes you all the way to the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GPA1966
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Got off the bus here, we had missed the last tour, so just had a walk around outside. There's a little van nearby that sells drinks, so nice place to sit and look at the views

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jopsWestMidlands
Reviewed January 26, 2019

we were so luck on our bike tour, that there was a foodtruck so we could get a cake, cola and even an icecream.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from jopsWestMidlands | Reviewed this property |
It's a bit of a walk from the bus, but once there you can sit and grab a drink from a van. Walk approx 10mins, but a steep walk
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