Sandy Cape Lighthouse, Fraser Island

#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Fraser Coast
Sandy Cape Light is a heritage-listed active lighthouse located on Sandy Cape, the most northern point on Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia. It stands about southwest of the northeastern tip of the island. It is the tallest lighthouse in Queensland. Built in 1870, it is the second major lighthouse to be built in Queensland after its formation in 1859. It is one of the first lighthouses in Australia to be constructed using bolted prefabricated segments of cast iron, and one of only two such lighthouses in Queensland, the other being its sibling, Bustard Head Light.
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  • The three hour journey to the lighthouse from Eurong has some adventurous sections for novice 4-wheel drivers but that is part of the fun of the trip. We drove both directions along the beach and set ...  more »
  • What a strange title. My wife and I have visited Fraser Island every ten years since 1978. In 1978 the trip to Sandy Cape was an adventure and it has been ever since. There was little to be read about...  more »

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