Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
The historic Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse at Augusta is situated at the tip of a spectacular peninsula where the Southern and Indian Oceans meet – the most south-westerly point of Australia. Take a trip through maritime history and learn how this famous landmark was constructed from local limestone in 1895, and is still a vital working lighthouse for vessels navigating the treacherous cape. As the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse is a must-see attraction in the Margaret River Wine Region
During the whale watching season (May – September) watch out for the mighty creatures frolicking as they make their way around the cape.
9am to 4.20pm, every 40 minutes.
Precinct Audio Tour – Adult $8, Child $5, Family $21.
Tower Tour – Adult $20, Child $13.
Grounds open from 9:00am – 5:00pm. Entrance to the Café and Visitor Centre is free of charge.
Bookings essential for groups. Tickets can be purchased at the lighthouse over the phone via +61 8 9757 7411 or at your local visitor centre. Places cannot be reserved on tours without prior purchase of a ticket.
Point of Difference
Situated at the most south-westerly point of Australia, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia. Cape Leeuwin is also the point where the Indian Ocean meets the Southern Ocean. It's also one of the best land-based vantage points for spotting whales from May - September!