Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 48
Height of Focal Plane: 103
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 2.5 seconds, visible for 19 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1874
Date Present Tower Built: c. 1960s
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Visitors are not allowed to take cars to Entry Island. Take the ferry from Havre-Aubert (return fare in 2002: $16); upon arriving, turn right to the Chemin de la Lighthouse; distance is less than a mile. If driving, the best way to reach the Magdalen Islands is by car ferry from Souris, Prince Edward Island. For details, see www.ilesdelamadeleine.com/ctma/madeleine_2.htm. Air Alliance (an Air Canada connector) offers air service from Montreal, Quebec City and other locations.