National Ports Authority
The Bird Islands are protected as an important nesting site for the African penguin and other seabirds.
Tower Height: 85
Height of Focal Plane: 95
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 20 seconds.
Description of Tower: Red square stone tower with white band at top and white cross on front; on one-story dwelling.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1852
Date Present Tower Built: 1852
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.