Australian Maritime Safety Authority
This is the tallest lighthouse in Australia.
Tower Height: 157
Height of Focal Plane: 280
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 24 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White conical stone tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1861
Date Present Tower Built: 1861
Date Automated: 1918
Optics: 1861: First order Fresnel lens (replaced 1946).
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.