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Smoky Cape Lighthouse, South West Rocks

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Lighthouse Tourist Spot
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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  • We always go up here when we visit,we can see our dive location,whales migrating and the views spectacular.The museum definitely worth a look.The legs will get a work out for sure.There are a number o...  more »
  • Beautiful. We stopped by at sunset as the view was amazing. The color of the sky combined with the view was perfect.  more »
  • If you want to see: panoramic views Wallabies and kangaroos Historical buildings Worth a look bring a coffee and sit on a bench or make the short and steep climb to the light house. Not the kind of at...  more »