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Name: Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Mossel Bay, , South Africa

Location: Mossel Bay, halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.


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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
National Ports Authority

Website: http://www.npa.co.za/salato/Cape%20St%20Blaize.htm

Notes:
Guided tours of the lighthouse are available.

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 240

Characteristic and Range: Two quick white flashes every 15 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, square stone tower.

This light is operational

Date Deactivated: 1864

Date Automated: 1864

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

Directions:
The lighthouse is near the "Garden Route" in Mossel Bay.

Nearby Lodging: One self-catering cottage accommodating 6 persons is available at the light station. Email salato@npa.co.za for more information.

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