Eastern Channel Pile Light

Together with the Western Channel Pile light, these two lights guide ships around the Pig and Sows Reef just inside Sydney Harbour

They are usually referred to as the “Eastern Wedding Cake” and “Western Wedding Cake”

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Hornby Lighthouse

Hornby Lighthouse

Hornby Lighthouse
S Head Heritage Trail, Watsons Bay NSW 2030, Australia

Hornby Lighthouse

Direction

Eastern Channel

Eastern Channel

Eastern Channel
Green Point Walking Track, Watsons Bay NSW 2030, Australia

Eastern Channel

Direction

Western Channel

Western Channel

Western Channel
Lady Bay Rd, Watsons Bay NSW 2030, Australia

Western Channel

Direction

Keepers

We need your help in compiling a list of keepers for this lighthouse. If you have any information then send it to keeper@lighthouses.org.au.

Please include this lighthouse’s name, the keepers full name and what years they were keepers. Also include the same information for any other lights they were on.

Technical Details

First Exhibited
Permanent Tower
Current Tower
Status
LocationLat. 33°50'29.29"S Long. 151°16'18.97"E
Original Optic
Current Optic
Automated
Demanned
Construction
Height
Elevation
Range
Character
Intensity
Light Source
Power Source
Operator
Custodian
Notes

  NB: Information is historical data and is not for navigational purposes.

 

Access

The tower can be viewed by boat on Sydney Harbour, but there is no access to the tower.

Tours

No

Accommodation

No

Museum

No

Associated Lighthouses

Western Channel Pile Light