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Montague Island Head Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage

Montague Island Nature Reserve


Special Offer

Wild About Whales deal: Stay 3, Pay 2

Stay 3 nights, pay 2 nights for stays during whale watching season: 1 May to 30 November 2017. Valid only for bookings made 1 May - 30 Nov 2017.

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Enjoy a weekend getaway in the historic Montague Island Head Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage and experience a unique adventure.

Accommodation Details
Accommodation type Cottage
Bedrooms 5
Maximum guests 12
Facilities Barbecue facilities, drinking water, showers, toilets, electric power
Please note
  • Reservations can be made for any arrival within the next 12 months.
  • Check in time: 8.30am, Check out time: 9.00am. Times are flexible, subject to negotiation with the Discovery Coordinator.
  • Bedding Configuration: 5 bedrooms with 2 x queen, 7 x king single beds. 1 extra roll-away bed is available if required.
  • Vessel transport, bed linen, towels and pillows are provided
  • A 2.5 hour tour of Montague Island is included
  • Montague Island is an offshore island so please make sure you arrive well-prepared.
  • Mobile service is accessible over most of the island.
  • Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking
  • There is a minimum 2 night stay with discounted pricing for each additional night.

Use a secure payment gateway to book now. Alternatively, please contact the National Parks Contact Centre on 13000 PARKS (13000 72757). All reservations incur a booking fee of 2.5% in addition to the total amount payable. The property may only be occupied by the number of people specified in the reservation.

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What could be more romantic than a night on an island in an historic lighthouse keeper’s cottage? Perfect for a special getaway or memorable occasion with friends and family, you’ll get a taste of island life on this unique wilderness sanctuary.

Built in 1881, the heritage cottage has been lovingly restored in the style of the era, except for one important feature. You’ll have access to all the modern conveniences to ensure your stay is comfortable and relaxed.

Unwind on the wide verandahs and watch for whales out at sea. Steal a moment of solitude in the secluded courtyards and reading rooms, or cook up an island feast in the fully-equipped kitchen.

While on the island take a walk on Montague Island walking track or volunteer to participate in the survey of 120 penguin nest boxes on the island? You’ll help preserve the island colony and guarantee an unforgettable experience.

Take a virtual tour of Montague Island Head Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Things to do:

Seabird habitation restoration project

Volunteer at Montague Island Nature Reserve to help NSW National Parks restore numbers of vulnerable and protected species of nesting seabirds that use the island as a seasonal breeding site. Take part in activities such as weed control, surveying and monitoring while enjoying the scenic ocean views.

Crested terns (Sterna bergii) nesting site, Montague Island Nature Reserve. Photo: Stuart Cohen/OEH
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Operated by

  • Narooma
  • 10.00am-2.00pm Monday to Friday
  • (02) 4476 0800
  • (02) 4476 0833
  • Corner Graham and Burrawang Streets, Narooma NSW

Park info

  • in Montague Island Nature Reserve in the South Coast region
  • Montague Island Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Please note that Montague Island is only accessible via one of NSW National Parks & Wildlife contracted commercial vessel tour operators (go to for details).

    • Narooma
      (02) 4476 0800
      Contact hours: 10.00am-2.00pm Monday to Friday
    • Corner Graham and Burrawang Streets, Narooma NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4476 0833
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Sunset at Montague Island. Photo:Stuart Cohen