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Name: Pelican Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Walvis Bay, , Namibia

Location: On peninsula sheltering Walvis Bay.

Managing Organization:


Tower Height: 112

Height of Focal Plane: 115

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 20 seconds.

Description of Tower: Conical cast iron tower with black and white bands, red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1916

Date Present Tower Built: 1932

Fog Signal: Horn -- one short blast, two long blasts, and one short blast every 30 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Tours are available (via kayak and four-wheel drive vehicle); see


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