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Name: Puysegur Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Te Anau, , New Zealand

Location: Southwest extremity of Fiordland, South Island.

Managing Organization:
Maritime New Zealand


This lighthouse is located within Fiordland National Park.

Tower Height: 16

Height of Focal Plane: 148

Characteristic and Range: White light flash every 12 seconds, visible for 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1879: Wooden tower, burned down in 1942.

Date Established: 1879

Date Present Tower Built: 1943

Date Deactivated: 1980-1987

Date Automated: 1989

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

State Highway 94 to Te Anau branches off the main Invercargill - Queenstown Road. There is regular bus service to Te Anau and Milford Sound. For more information contact Fiordland National Park at

Keepers: ? Scopes (c. 1878-?), ? Hodge (c. 1937)


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