Cape Willoughby Lighthouse, Willoughby

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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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  • Take the tour! It is the only way you will be able to climb to the top of the lighthouse but above all the tour is very informative. The details about the area, the history of the lighthouse and how i...  more »
  • Wonderful views all around and the information Center is excellent though it costs $16 per head to climb up the lighthouse though you can walk around it for $3. Not much else bedides though it is quit...  more »
  • This was a surprise after a long drive. After arriving on the Ferry, we travelled from Penneshaw to Cape Willoughby with many interesting places to stop and stretch the legs in between. Make sure you ...  more »
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  • A great lighthouse with fantastic views, and wonderful history.