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Name: Akaroa Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Akaroa Heads Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Akaroa, , New Zealand

Location: Akaroa waterfront, Banks Peninsula. (Originally at entrance to Akaroa Harbour.)

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Photo: Peter Knudsen

Managing Organization:
Akaroa Civic Trust


This lighthouse was disassembled and then reassembled in its present location in 1980.

Tower Height: 28

Description of Tower: White, octagonal wooden tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1880

Date Present Tower Built: 1880

Tower Moved?

Date Deactivated: 1980

Current Use: Historic attraction.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse is at Cemetery Point, Beach Road, Akaroa. The lighthouse is open during the Christmas holidays and on Sunday afternoons (1-4 p.m.).

Keepers: Alexander Parks (1880-?)


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