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A Message Regarding Upcoming Restoration Works:

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) will be undertaking significant restoration works at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse as part of its nationwide maintenance and conservation program for lighthouses across Australia.
The restoration work is scheduled to commence in September 2021.
During this period, the Lighthouse tower will be closed and guided tours will be suspended. The precinct, however, will remain open to visitors, who will continue to have access to the Lighthouse grounds and award-winning interpretive centre housed in one of the original lighthouse keepers’ cottages.
The Cape Leeuwin Café will also remain open during this period of work.

Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Fully-guided lighthouse tours depart every half hour from 9.00am - 4.30pm daily. Interpretive Centre Heritage Pass only (no tower entry) 8.45am – 4.30pm. Extra tours during peak holiday times. Closed Christmas Day.
AUD $20.00 for adults
Leeuwin Rd, Augusta WA 6290
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse is a 10-minute drive south of Augusta, at the very end of the Leeuwin Road.
  • Gift shop
  • Restaurant or Cafe
  • Special exhibitions (galleries, museums etc)
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As the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse is a must-see attraction. This historic lighthouse is situated at the most south-westerly point of Australia, at the tip of a spectacular peninsula - where the Southern and Indian Oceans meet.

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. It's also one of the best land-based vantage points for spotting whales from May - September!

The new Interpretive Centre, housed within one of the original lighthouses keepers' cottages, is an outstanding interactive experience that celebrates the history and lives of the numerous lighthouse keepers who were custodians of this rugged coastline.

Visitors can also enjoy a coffee or delicious light refreshments in the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Cafe.

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Plan Your Trip: Featured Itineraries

5 Day Luxury Itinerary

  • Choice of 5 or 6 nights luxury accommodation
  • Guided tour of Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
  • Private Wine Chapel Experience sparkling wine tasting at Howard Park
  • Full-day “Luxury Taster” tour with Walk Into Luxury, including a world-class winery lunch
  • Relaxation treatment at Bodhi J Wellness Spa Retreat
  • Dinner for two at Cape Lodge
  • Half-day sailing tour in the Meelup Regional Park
  • Option to add full-day chauffeur services or luxury airport transfers

7 Days of Summer in the Margaret River Region

  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • 1 x half-day tour Cape Cultural Tours & Koomal Dreaming
  • 1 x half-day tour with Bike Swim Hike Dunsborough
  • 1x 3 hour sail with Willie Pearl Lugger Cruises
  • 1 x half-day tour with Augusta River Tours

From Melbourne to Margaret River: 7 Day Itinerary

  • 6 nights accommodation for two adults
  • Guided tour of Cape Naturaliste and Ngilgi Cave with Wadandi Cultural Custodian Josh Whiteland from Cape Cultural Tours
  • Night ride through the Boranup Forest with Margaret River Mountain Bike Tours
  • Walking food tour of Margaret River township with Walk Talk Taste

2020 South West Heritage Conference, Busselton 27-29 May

3 nights conference style accommodation (or 6 night long weekend extension)
Jewel Cave Guided Tour
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Tower Tour & entry

This itinerary can be tailored specifically to your travel dates and interests. Please contact Central Reservations on +61 8 9780 5911 or enquire below.

Google Reviews

01
Jul
2021
Nice place but they’ve spent too much money on the Museum section. It is cool and informative but there are a lot of things that are detract from the experience and would have cost a fair bit of money to implement. Costs too much to do the lighthouse but the walking around is quite nice. They would be better served by installing a few more shelters so the site can be enjoyed in rainy weather. Staff need a lesson in customer service. Saying hello is not too difficult Thane Patrol (Thane Patrol)
20
Jun
2021
A remote beautiful landscape. Fabulous views from 37 metres up in the lighthouse. Great guide named Paul explained its history.Mainlands most Southern Point. A must see. Paul Blackshaw
29
Jun
2021
Interesting place to visit, we did the basic entry which doesn’t allow you access to the lighthouse. It did seem a little pricey for the experience that was provided, however given the location and isolation it is understandable. There is a good museum on site that is worth a visit if you are there. Nicola Brady
09
May
2021
Cafe was good. Very nice soup with scone. Lighthouse is great. Such an amazing feeling being near the two oceans at the corner of Australia. Jim Shann
08
Jul
2021
Richard was a very good guide. Knew a lot about the light house and its history. Answered all my kids questions. The new museum is very informative and had a lot of collective items Alphonsus Chui
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