Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse
Hours: Lighthouse keepers cottage and tearooms open 9.00am-5.00pm daily. Lighthouse tours depart every half hour. First tour begins at 9.30am. Last tour departs at 4.30pm.
Only 13 kilometres from Dunsborough, Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and cottages reveal the fascinating maritime history of the Cape region.
DetailsVisitors to the top balcony of the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse are rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Cape Naturaliste, Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and the beautiful Geographe Bay coastline.
Easier than most lighthouses to climb, the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is one of the most popular attractions in the Geographe Bay and Margaret River Wine region.
Built from limestone quarried from nearby Bunker Bay, at its highest point the lighthouse is 123 metres above sea level.
Friendly tour guides provide a fascinating insight into the functions of the working lighthouse, history of the area and ghost stories that will send tingles down your spine!
Numerous walking trails lead from the Lighthouse around the stunning bays and beaches of the Cape, providing amazing views over the ocean and of the local wildflowers. A platform and shelter provides magnificent whale watching during the annual migratory periods, from September to December - a special experience not to be missed!
Drinks, snacks and souvenirs are available for purchase in the first cottage.
Open Daily: 9.00am-4.30pm
First tour begins at 9.30am daily
Last entry to Lighthouse at 4.30pm
School holidays & long weekends Open: 9.00am-5.00pm, last Tour begins at 4.30pm
Closed Christmas Day
Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is the perfect place to spot whales migrating up and down the coast through September, October and November.
Geographe Bay is widely regarded as one of the best places in Australia for Whale watching and it is a breathtaking experience to watch the Humpback Whales, Southern Right Whales and the rare Blue and Minke Whales on both their northern and southern migrations.
Visit Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse today to spot the migration of 30,000 whales.
2015 - Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse has become a finalist for the WA Heritage Awards in the category ‘Heritage tourism product’.
2013 Trip Advisor - Certificate of Excellence
Cancellations received with 48 hours prior to arrival may be charged a 100% cancellation fee
You may be asked for identification by the ticket office on day of travel in order to confirm your booking
Map & Directions
A beautiful drive along Cape Naturaliste Road 10-15 minutes from Dunsborough. 30 minutes drive from Busselton. 20 minutes drive from Yallingup. 45 minutes drive from Margaret River. 2.5 hours drive south of Perth.
Latitude: 33° 31’ 14" S
Longitude: 115° 01’ 10" E
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