NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority maintains the active light. The lighthouse is within Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service completed a major restoration here during 2004.
Tower Height: 64
Height of Focal Plane: 371
Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 19 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Conical sandstone tower.
This light is operational
1868: Two wooden towers (Stewart Towers)
Date Established: 1868
Date Present Tower Built: 1881
Date Automated: 1932
Fog Signal: Active aid to navigation.
Current Use: Yes.
The park is about an hour from Sydney. There is access to the park along Bobbin Head Road at North Turramurra, along Ku-ring-gai Chase Road off the Pacific Highway at Mt Colah/Asquith, and along McCarrs Creek Road, from Terrey Hills or Church Point. This leads to Coal and Candle Drive. Half-hour guided lighthouse tours are conducted on Sundays , every half hour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations are not required. The tours begin at the keeper's cottage.
Keepers: George Mulhall (1881-?)