Perched on a granite plateau at 140 m (460 ft) above sea level, the light of Smoky Cape Lighthouse is the highest in town. This lighthouse is still in operation and lights up the coastline nightly. During daylight hours, the lighthouse is open for tours of its historic building, a treat for any maritime enthusiast. Consider renting a room at the former lighthouse keeper's cottage that's converted into a bed and breakfast. Supplement your lighthouse tour with hikes in the surrounding national park, where you'll find breathtaking views over the water and an array of local flora and fauna. Use our South West Rocks trip maker to arrange your visit to Smoky Cape Lighthouse and other attractions in South West Rocks.
Smoky Cape Lighthouse Reviews
The most awesome guide! Great tour. Very interesting maritime history. Awesome views. And we saw dolphins!
The place is beautiful. The people who run the place are friendly. There's amazing views at the light house. The best place to holiday is at near by South West Rocks outside of summer. You can get some good prices on house rentals.
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