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Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, Exmouth
(4.4/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan to visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Exmouth attractions using our Exmouth trip builder.
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  • On the way to the Cape range National Park it passes at the Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, which is located on a hill. The views of the coast are beautiful and we enjoyed the sunset with a beer. The fact that we have seen numerous whales of the lighthouse, which jumped to the part right from the sea was great. We can only recommend a visit. It of really nice and were there only very few people.
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  • So much information!! Wish I could have brought my history teacher was very informative and I loved the view!! I recommend the visit ! 
  • Nothing special about the lighthouse except the views from the top of the hill. A decent wayside stop on the way to the sights further inland.