Cape Willoughby Lighthouse, Willoughby

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Lighthouse
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 Kangaroo Island travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kangaroo Island travel itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • A nice corner, and must stop before arriving at the twelve apostles rock formations... Although they are already eight by the erosion of the waves and the wind... But they are still a very beautiful pictures.
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  • It is a beautiful Light house with stunning views all around. The drive is pleasant though the roads are not sealed. You can drive at a decent speed.It is close to Penneshaw (sea link landing). It cos...  more »
  • It was a fairly long drive on a bumpy, unmade road to reach the lighthouse, although the scenery made the drive worthwhile. We were not able to go inside the lighthouse at the time we visited but the ...  more »
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  • A great lighthouse with fantastic views, and wonderful history.