Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, Exmouth

Watch the sun rise at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse--and then come back at dusk to watch it set. The lighthouse, built in 1912, stands as one of only a few places on the Australian coast where you can witness sunrise and sunset (not at the same time, of course). Even if you arrive at midday, you'll still have sweeping views of the Indian Ocean in three directions. If you visit between August and November, bring your binoculars for the chance to see migrating whales. If you arrive for sunset during any month, you'll likely see others taking in the spectacle with glasses of wine in their hands. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Exmouth holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Well worth a visit. Views all around. With local history. about American and Australian military. Also the wreck of the Mildura.  more »
  • Fantastic all round views of the area. Well worth a visit. A little bit of history thrown in as well.  more »
  • We visited Vlaminghe Head Lighthouse on our way back from Turquoise Bay. It is a very interesting spot if interested in history. Spectacular views.  more »
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  • Beautiful lookout. Perfect place to injoy the wonderful sunset. It can get a bit crowded here so make you are early to get a parking lot. During the day it’s very nice as well. You can also see wildlife around here. If you are lucky you will be able to spot whales in the ocean.
  • Stunning 360 degree lookout over peninsula and amazing sunset point.
  • Historically cool, hot as f%€{>... Imagine being a caretaker before aircon was invented...
  • A must see. Very well presented and awesome views. The WWII display is very interesting and informative.
  • Interesting history and great views around the Cape. Unfortunately some people don't seem to know what a rubbish is for 😈 The area is generally clean and tidy but for some cigarette dimps and beer bottle tops.
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