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Smoky Cape Lighthouse, South West Rocks

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Perched on a granite plateau at 140 m (460 ft) above sea level, the light of Smoky Cape Lighthouse is the highest in town. This lighthouse is still in operation and lights up the coastline nightly. During daylight hours, the lighthouse is open for tours of its historic building, a treat for any maritime enthusiast. Consider renting a room at the former lighthouse keeper's cottage that's converted into a bed and breakfast. Supplement your lighthouse tour with hikes in the surrounding national park, where you'll find breathtaking views over the water and an array of local flora and fauna. Plan to see Smoky Cape Lighthouse and other attractions that appeal to you using our South West Rocks family vacation planner.
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  • Th walk up to the lighthouse is a hard walk up a very steep hill. It is worth it when you get to the top though.  more »
  • Stunning views and an incredible location. It was an easy walk up the hill and we were rewarded with stunning sights!  more »
  • I love the view from Smokey Cape lighthouse. Go in Whale season and see what you can spot. Not much else to do other than a little history in the rooms down the bottom. Make sure you are able to make ...  more »