Western Channel Pile Light

The Western Channel Pile Light (known as the West Wedding Cake due to its shape) marks the western end of the Sow and Pigs Reef just inside Sydney Harbour. It collapsed in December 2006 and was reconstructed and restored to operation in December 2008.

 

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Grotto Point

Grotto Point

Grotto Point
Lighthouse Track, Balgowlah Heights NSW 2093, Australia

Grotto Point

Direction

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

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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
StatusActive
LocationLat. 33°50'7.61"S Long. 151°16'9.00"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

Accessible only by boat. The tower is not open to the public.

Tours

No.

Accommodation

No.

Museum

No

Associated Lighthouses

Eastern Channel Pile Light

Sources

Western Channel Pile Light – Budgee  External link