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A Message regarding COVID-19

Our Cave and Lighthouse tours have reopened, and we are excited to be welcoming visitors again. The Margaret River Region Caves and Lighthouses will operate within the Health Department’s COVID-19 recommendations to protect staff and visitors.

What are we doing?
- Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse has reduced the capacity on guided tower tours
- Increased the cleaning of all high touch areas
- Implemented hand sanitiser stations throughout
- All staff have completed Covid-19 specific hygiene training

What is asked of you?
- Pre-book your visit online to avoid disappointment
- Encouragement to pay contactless by card for items purchased at the site
- Respect the social distancing of staff and other guests when you visit
- Have an amazing time!

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

Cape Naturaliste Centre open 9.00am – 5.00pm. Fully-guided lighthouse tours depart every half hour from 9.30am - 4.30pm daily. Heritage Pass only (no tower entry) 9.00am – 4.30pm. Extra tours during peak holiday times. Closed Christmas Day.
AUD $15 for adults
Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, 1267 Cape Naturaliste Rd, Naturaliste WA 6281
Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is a 15-minute drive north of Dunsborough, along Cape Naturaliste Road.
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The Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is one of the most popular attractions in the region. Visitors to the top balcony of the lighthouse tower are rewarded with breathtaking ocean views. With an easy climb of 59 stairs, this lighthouse is accessible even for small children.

The Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and cottages reveal the fascinating maritime history of the Cape region. Hear tales of ships wrecked off the formidable coastline and the hardships of life as a lighthouse keeper, and gain insight into the functions of this working lighthouse. Discover more about native flora and fauna and the importance of the local ocean currents - also used by humpback whales during their migration and breeding season.

The new observation platform at the base of the lighthouse tower enables universal access to sweeping ocean views and great photo opportunities, while the landscaped lawns and nautical-themed playground will entice you to sit and enjoy this wonderful heritage precinct.

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2020 Global Eco Conference – Margaret River Adventure Package – 7 nights

7 nights accommodation as selected
Morning Surf Lesson
Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse Tour
Ngilgi Cave Semi-Guided Tour
Tuart Forest High Ropes & Zip Line Adventure
Sunset Cape to Cape, Forest and evening Cave Tour

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

2020 Australian Seniors Tennis Individual Tournament – Busselton stay package

7 nights fully-self-contained accommodation at your selected property
  Busselton Jetty & Underwater Observatory tour
Tour & entry to Ngilgi Cave
Tour & entry to Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

2020 Australian Seniors Tennis Teams Carnival – Busselton stay package

The below packages options are inclusive of:

7 nights fully-self-contained accommodation at your selected property

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