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Name: Penguin Island Lighthouse (AU)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Beachport, SA, , Australia

Location: Rivoli Bay, South Australia.

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Photo: Kelly White

Managing Organization:
Penguin Island Conservation Park


This lighthouse was replaced by the Cape Martin Lighthouse. Two keepers' houses were relocated to Beachport and are private homes today. The island is managed by National Parks of South Australia as Penguin Island Conservation Park.

Tower Height: 35

Height of Focal Plane: 79

Description of Tower: Conical masonry tower with no lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1878

Date Present Tower Built: 1878

Date Deactivated: 1960

Current Use: Abandoned.

Open To Public? No.

Penguin Island is a bird sanctuary and is not open to the public. The lighthouse can be seen from Cape Martin.


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