National Ports Authority
This lighthouse still has a resident keeper. The phone number at the lighthouse is 02285-718. Guided tours of the lighthouse are available.
Tower Height: 49
Height of Focal Plane: 262
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 15 seconds, visible for 32 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, square, pyramidal, concrete tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1936
Date Present Tower Built: 1936
Fog Signal: 1936: Twin diaphone signal.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The lighthouse is accessible by road; it is about two hours from Cape Town.
Nearby Lodging: There are three cottages here available for overnight stays (self-catering), along with a conference facilty and gift shop.