Cape Willoughby Lighthouse, Willoughby

Categories: Lighthouses, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Discover South Australia's maritime heritage at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse. Take a guided tour to learn about the role of the region's first lighthouse in guiding ships through the Backstairs Passage between Kangaroo Island and the mainland. Listen to stories about the living and working conditions of the lighthouse's keepers, and take in commanding views of the rugged and isolated coast here. You might even spot large schools of salmon and pods of humpback, southern right, and killer whales. If you drive to Cape Willoughby, exercise caution on the rough access road. Add Cape Willoughby Lighthouse to your Willoughby travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Willoughby travel itinerary planner.
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  • We arrived and as our visit included a guided tour on The Kangaroo Island Pass we waited to tale full advantage. As we had a bit of time we perused the museum they have set up in one of the old cottag...  read more »
  • It may be a good idea to visit Cape Willoughby straight from Penneshaw as it's on the eastern end of the island. The self guided tour does NOT grant access inside the lighthouse. The guided tours on t...  read more »
  • We made the trip out to visit the lighthouse and take a tour. Found it odd that the last tour of the day was at 2pm and we'd just missed it (we could see them on the verandah as we hopped out). The gu...  read more »
  • A great lighthouse with fantastic views, and wonderful history.
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