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Fingal Head Lighthouse

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Address: Fingal Head, New South Wales, Australia
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Nice walk

A fairly short walk through bush to a brautiful little lighthouse set in tropical surrounds. Rock causeway and beautiful scenic surf beach also access to dreamtime beach.

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A fairly short walk through bush to a brautiful little lighthouse set in tropical surrounds. Rock causeway and beautiful scenic surf beach also access to dreamtime beach.

Thank susie37760
Chinderah, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just a shirt walk from carpark near Fingal Trading Post which is also the local Post Office!!!! Some stairs need to be climbed near the end of the walk to get up to the lighthouse but the timber stairs are mostly in good condition and it's not a huge climb up the stairs to the lighthouse!!!!

Thank Clyde James R
Brisbane, Australia
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223 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

We came here for a little visit - mainly to take in the views and go for a quick walk. It really is a quick walk to the light house - flat enough I think for most including kids and elderly. Some areas can get a little rocky at the top. There is no fencing around the top so keep... More 

Thank millzorz
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14 reviews
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Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Easy access from car park. The day was beautiful and the surf from both sides of the headland was spectacular. Highly recommended. Light house itself was mediocre.

Thank Paul C
Beaudesert, Australia
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83 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Not the biggest Lighthouse in the world but in a beautiful spot. The walk through the bush is shady and you may see scrub turkeys if you are lucky. The view from the headland is excellent and the little information boards along the way are interesting. Certainly worth the walk which isn't too hard or too far.

Thank Chook1943
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Went for a walk to wear the kids out. Great views, but the first part of the track was pretty sandy - the steps on the last part are good. Once you get to the light house, it's only little but cute. My 3 year old was disappointed we couldn't go inside and climb to the top... The cliff drops... More 

Thank Ricky E
Brisbane, Australia
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104 reviews
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Reviewed October 31, 2016

Lighthouses are really awesome. They have a lot of history & are always painted white. Don't konw if it was working at night cause we had a few drinks & I went to sleep. Good views !

Thank Steve D
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed October 20, 2016

2 friends and I stayed at the Fingal Caravan Park in one of their island cabins for 4 nights five days. It was a lovely cabin that had a queen size bed in one room and a single bed plus a set of bunk beds (slept 5 all up). It was directly facing the beach, right next door to the... More 

Thank Stampswobbly
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to visit. Easy walk to the lighthouse- mostly bush path and board walk/stairs. So worth anything for the views. Today we spotted two pods of dolphins swimming just offshore. Was spectacular. We went to dreamtime beach- was there at 9am. We were the only ones there for an hour or so. Left the lighthouse carpark at 10.30/11 and... More 

Thank Rebecca F
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place,nice views. Great for both a short time visit and for spending the whole day on the beach. Take photos near the lighthouse,on the unusual natural cliff island, meat iguanas and beautiful birds. Romantic and suitable for families.

Thank Regina F

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