Marino Rocks (Hallett Cove) Lighthouse

Marino Rocks Lighthouse was established in 1962 to replace the Wonga Shoal beacon that was erected on the ruins of the old structure, knocked down by the sailing ship Dimsdale on November 17 1962.

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Title Address Description
Marino Rocks
Marino Rocks Lighthouse, 40 Bundarra Rd, Marino SA 5049, Australia

Marino Rocks

Port Adelaide
2A McLaren Parade, Port Adelaide SA 5015, Australia

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Port Adelaide (Heritage)
Unit 6/26-28 S Australia One Dr, North Haven SA 5018, Australia

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Wonga Shoal
Wonga Shoal, South Australia, Australia

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This lighthouse was never manned.


The lighthouse grounds are open all year round. The tower is not open to the public.


No tours are available.

Associated Lighthouse

Wonga Shoal Lighthouse

Technical Details

First Exhibited19/9/1962
LocationLatitude: 35° 03.2240' S
Longitude: 138° 30.7040' E
Original Optic
Current OpticVRB-25 Inside Lantern Room
DemannedBuilt as an unmanned light
ConstructionWhite square concrete tower and lantern
Height15 m, 12 metres high to balcony
Elevation128 m
RangeNominal: 20 nm Geographical: 28 nm
CharacterFl. W. 10 sec
Light Source12V, 100W C8 Halogen
Power Source240V AC
NotesAs at Jan 2013

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