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Name: Green Cape Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Eden, , Australia

Location: South coast of New South Wales.

Managing Organization:
Ben Boyd National Park


This lighthouse is located within Ben Boyd National Park. It was the first concrete lighthouse built in Australia. The light was relocated to a skeleton tower in 1992.

Tower Height: 95

Description of Tower: White octagonal concrete tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1883

Date Present Tower Built: 1883

Date Deactivated: 1992

Current Use: Historic attraction.

Open To Public? Yes (tours by reservation only)

There are one-hour tours of the lighthouse available every Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday in summer, and every Monday, Thursday and Friday during the winter. For information and reservations, contact the Merimbula Discovery Centre, phone 02 6495 5000, P.O. Box 656, Meribmula NSW 2548.

Nearby Lodging: Two former assistant keeper's houses each have accommodations for six people, for a maximum of two weeks. For information and reservations, contact the Merimbula National Parks and Wildlife Office at 02 6495 5001; P.O. Box 656, Merimbula NSW 2548.


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