Australian Maritime Safety Authority
This lighthouse is located where the Southern Ocean and the Indian Ocean meet. The cape gets its name from a Dutch ship that passed the cape in 1622.
Tower Height: 128
Height of Focal Plane: 184
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 7.5 seconds, visible for 25 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Conical limestone tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1895
Date Present Tower Built: 1895
Date Automated: 1992
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Yes.
The lighthouse is open from 9.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. It is located nine kilometres (about 5.6 miles) south of Augusta.