Cape Willoughby Lighthouse, Willoughby
(4.3/5 based on 180 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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  • This lighthouse, passing and should be looked at. You should do a small hike of 30 minutes to the lookout point. We have discovered kangaroos under a Bush here. Unfortunately you can not climb the lighthouse which would certainly offer a fantastic view over the landscape.
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  • The drive from Kingscote to Cape Willoughby was mainly over gravel road. We arrived to find the lighthouse closed so we could only walk around the grounds. A stone's throw away is the Zest and Thyme c...  more »
  • After enduring a 45 minute odd road drive we were ready to receive some hospitality in this remote part of Kangaroo Iskand and were not disappointed. The lighthouse historical sraff were friendly and ...  more »
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  • A great lighthouse with fantastic views, and wonderful history.