Servicio de Hidrografía Naval
This is the tallest lighthouse in South America and one of the tallest in the world. It has 327 steps leading to the lantern room. "Faro Recalada a Bahia Blanca" means "Bahia Blanca Landfall Light" in English.
Tower Height: 220
Height of Focal Plane: 245
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 9 seconds.
Description of Tower: Octagonal iron skeletal tower with central cylinder, painted with red and white bands.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1906
Date Present Tower Built: 1906
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Yes.
Guided tours of the lighthouse are available daily (weekends only in offseason).