Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation, Willoughby

Discover South Australia's maritime heritage at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation. Take a guided tour to learn about the role of the region's first lighthouse in guiding ships through the Backstairs Passage between Kangaroo Island and the mainland. Listen to stories about the living and working conditions of the lighthouse's keepers, and take in commanding views of the rugged and isolated coast here. You might even spot large schools of salmon and pods of humpback, southern right, and killer whales. If you drive to Cape Willoughby, exercise caution on the rough access road. Put Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kangaroo Island travel route app .
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  • Family of 4 (2 boys - 7 & 9). Using the KI pass, this was our 1st stop on our KI holiday. Our tour guide provide great historic insight into light house. This is the only light house on the island tha...  more »
  • There are lots of historical information and views abound! Views, views and lots of photo opportunities. Rug up when it's winter - the winds can be strong ( and cold)!  more »
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  • Very beautiful place, can spot many wild kangaroos on the way there. Be aware the road leading to the light house is not fully sealed though.
  • It was a lovely drive out to the lighthouse. The lighthouse is as you would expect. Pity the cafe was closed/undergoing renovation. this wasnt mentioned anywhere online, but the lighthouse itself has lots of history and worth a pop in. The view is amazing.

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