Warburto Point Light

The Warburto Point Light replaced the Tiparra Reef Lighthouse.


Warburto Point is a headland about 12 kilometres south west of the town of Wallaroo. Since 1995, it has been the site of a navigation aid in the form of a light tower which was commissioned to replace the lighthouse on Tiparra Reef


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Title Address Description
Point Lowly
LOT 2 Port Bonython Rd, Point Lowly SA 5600, AustraliaGo to Point Lowly
Port Germein
35 Esplanade, Port Germein SA 5495, AustraliaGo to Port Germein
Warburto Point
Unnamed Road, Warburto SA 5558, AustraliaGo to Tiparra Reef
Tiparra Reef
Tiparra Reef, South Australia, AustraliaGo to Tiparra Reef
Wardang Island
Unnamed Road, South Australia 5573, AustraliaGo to Wardang Island
Althorpe Island (Lead)
Pondalowie Bay Rd, Inneston SA 5577, AustraliaGo to Althorpe Island
West Cape
Pondalowie Bay Rd, Inneston SA 5577, AustraliaGo to West Cape
Althorpe Island
Pondalowie Bay Rd, Inneston SA 5577, AustraliaGo to Althorpe Island
Cape Spencer
Cape Spencer Rd, Inneston SA 5577, AustraliaGo to Cape Spencer
Corny Point
368 Lighthouse Rd, Corny Point SA 5575, AustraliaGo to Corny Point
Troubridge Hill
90 Clan Ranald Rd, Honiton SA 5576, AustraliaGo to Troubridge Hill
Troubridge Shoal
93 Sultana Point Rd, Sultana Point SA 5583, AustraliaGo to Troubridge Shoal
Port Adelaide
2A McLaren Parade, Port Adelaide SA 5015, AustraliaGo to Port Adelaide
Port Adelaide (Heritage)
Unit 6/26-28 S Australia One Dr, North Haven SA 5018, AustraliaGo to Port Adelaide
Marino Rocks
Marino Rocks Lighthouse, 40 Bundarra Rd, Marino SA 5049, AustraliaMarino Rocks
Wonga Shoal
Wonga Shoal, South Australia, AustraliaGo to Wonga Shoal
Cape Jervis
Wonga Shoal, South Australia, AustraliaGo to Cape Jervis


This site was never manned.

Technical Details

First Exhibited9/5/1996
LocationLatitude: 34° 00.390' S
Longitude: 137° 33.040' E
Original Optic
Current OpticVega VRB-25
Auxilary LightTideland RLED-355 20 degree RED LED over Tiparra Reef
Isophase 5.0 secs 18,165 cd
DemannedBuilt as an unmanned light
ConstructionRed lattice tower surmounted by white size 4 GRP hut
Height30 m
Elevation36 m
RangeNominal: 18 nm Geographical: 17 nm
CharacterIsophase 5.0 secs
Intensity39,381 cd
Light Source12V 50W C8 Halogen
Power SourceSolar
NotesAs at 2016
  NB: Information is historical data and is not for navigational purposes.


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


No tours are available.

Associated Lighthouse

Tiparra Reef Lighthouse