Warburto Point Light

The Warburto Point Light replaced the Tiparra Reef Lighthouse.

History

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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Point Lowly

Point Lowly
LOT 2 Port Bonython Rd, Point Lowly SA 5600, Australia
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Port Germein

Port Germein
35 Esplanade, Port Germein SA 5495, Australia
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Warburto Point

Warburto Point
Unnamed Road, Warburto SA 5558, Australia
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Tiparra Reef

Tiparra Reef
Tiparra Reef, South Australia, Australia
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Wardang Island

Wardang Island
Unnamed Road, South Australia 5573, Australia
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Althorpe Island (Lead)

Althorpe Island (Lead)
Pondalowie Bay Rd, Inneston SA 5577, Australia
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West Cape

Go to West Cape
West Cape
Pondalowie Bay Rd, Inneston SA 5577, Australia
Go to West Cape
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Althorpe Island

Althorpe Island
Pondalowie Bay Rd, Inneston SA 5577, Australia
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Cape Spencer

Cape Spencer
Cape Spencer Rd, Inneston SA 5577, Australia
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Corny Point

Corny Point
368 Lighthouse Rd, Corny Point SA 5575, Australia
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Troubridge Hill

Troubridge Hill
90 Clan Ranald Rd, Honiton SA 5576, Australia
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Troubridge Shoal

Troubridge Shoal
93 Sultana Point Rd, Sultana Point SA 5583, Australia
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Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide
2A McLaren Parade, Port Adelaide SA 5015, Australia
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Port Adelaide (Heritage)

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

Marino Rocks
Marino Rocks
Marino Rocks Lighthouse, 40 Bundarra Rd, Marino SA 5049, Australia
Marino Rocks
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Wonga Shoal

Wonga Shoal
Wonga Shoal, South Australia, Australia
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Cape Jervis

Cape Jervis
Wonga Shoal, South Australia, Australia
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Keepers

This site was never manned.

Technical Details

First Exhibited9/5/1996
Architect
StatusActive
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
OperatorAMSA
NotesAs at 2016
  NB: Information is historical data and is not for navigational purposes.

Access

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

Tours

No tours are available.

Associated Lighthouse

Tiparra Reef Lighthouse