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Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Wineglass Bay Active Day Trip from Launceston Including Ross Historic Village
Ranked #6 of 19 things to do in Freycinet
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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Reviewed October 19, 2012

We quite enjoyed the lighthouse walk, easy and lovely scenery, but just have to put in a plug for Sleepy Bay (not listed as a separate attraction on tripadvisor). Sleepy Bay is just down the road and only a 10-15 minute walk from the car park. We had never seen anything quite like it - it was a lovely little beach with beautiful water and instead of sand lots and lots of little minerals (looked like quartz, etc). The kids were just enchanted and we were too - definitely worth a look.

Visited October 2012
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Luganville, Sanma, Vanuatu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Magnificent view.”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

It's only a short and easy walk, but the view was great. You can see few whales far far away. Weather was perfect, blue sky, sea was calm, and blue ocean.

Visited October 2012
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Nowra, Australia
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“Cape Tourville Boardwalk and lighthouse”
Reviewed August 19, 2012

Driving to visit the Wineglass Bay Lookout, we saw the sign to Cape Tourville Lighthouse and decided to take a peek at it. The road was just over 5 kms, narrow in places and windy, but sealed. With the lighthouse in sight, we found the car parking area very easily. The track was very easy going and wheelchair friendly. It circled the lighthouse and provided wonderful views of the surrounding area, and on the sea side, there are marked lengths indicating the length/size of some of the local whales. The only steps (about 20 in total) led to the lighthouse from the ocean side of the boardwalk. As the lighthouse was built in 1971, it was not as old as most around Tasmania, but the views were excellent, especially for those visitors who were unable to climb to the Wineglass Bay Lookout. The only cost associated with this visit was the usual National Parks access fee.

Visited August 2012
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St Helens, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Fantastic views”
Reviewed June 15, 2012

Fantastic views. Watch Lobster boats at work or passing whales. Easy walk on the boardwalk just a short distance from the carpark

Visited April 2012
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launceston
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“Stunning Scenery”
Reviewed April 2, 2012

We visited on an overcast and windy day but still got to enjoy some lovely views from the viewing point and take some great photos. The only downside of this experience is the very poor road leading to the lighthouse-terrible conditiion and dangerous in parts because of this. It needs attention urgently!

Visited March 2012
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