Western Australia Lighthouses

Western Australia has some of the most remote and harsh coastline in the world. It was one of the last states to be lit, with most lights dating from the turn of the 20th Century. In the populated south can be found a few of the nicest stone towers in Australia.

Open Lighthouses

The grounds for most lighthouse are open to the public, however there may be periodic restrictions. See each lighthouse page for details. The following lighthouse towers are open to the public throughout the year or at special events only as described.

  • Cape Leeuwin
  • Cape Naturaliste
  • Rottnest Island
  • Point Moore – Special events only

Friends Groups



The open lighthouse have small displays in the service room or tower.

WA Maritime Museum – Fremantle –  External link

Museum of the Great Southern – Albany –  External link



Accommodation is available for holiday rental at Bathurst Point, Rottnest Island and Cape Leveque

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