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Green Cape Lightstation Keepers' Cottages

Green Cape area in Beowa National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Green Cape Lightstation Keepers' Cottages.

Getting there and parking

Green Cape Lightstation Cottages are in the southern section of Beowa National Park. To get there:

  • Travel south from Eden on the Princes Highway for 18km
  • Turn off at Edrom Road and follow it for 6km
  • Turn right onto Green Cape Road and follow it for 21km

Road quality

4WD may be required in wet weather.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Parking

In the cottage carpark there is a limit of 1 vehicle for cottage 1 and 2, and a limit of 2 vehicles for cottage 3. Additional vehicles can park in the nearby day use visitor parking area, a short distance away.

There are no EV charge points at this location due to limited power supply. Find the nearest charge points on the Transport for NSW website. Consider distance and travel times when planning your trip, and remember to check potential charge point costs, operating hours and conditions.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Beowa National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Camp at Bittangabee Beach campground and see lyrebirds performing their characteristic dance and tail display.

Spring

Visit Green Cape Lighthouse or Boyds Tower to spot whales migrating south to their Antarctic feeding grounds - you might even see females with young calves.

Summer

Plan a camping trip to Saltwater Creek - to enjoy the lagoons and beautiful surf beach.

Winter

Take the Light to Light walk when it's nice and cool and the banksias are in bloom.

Bedrooms

Cottage 1 Bedroom 1 (up to 2 people)

  • 1 Queen bed

Cottage 1 Bedroom 2 (up to 3 people)

  • 2 Single beds, 1 Portable bed

Cottage 2 Bedroom 1 (up to 2 people)

  • 1 Queen bed

Cottage 2 Bedroom 2 (up to 3 people)

  • 2 Single beds, 1 Portable bed

Cottage 3 Bedroom 1 (up to 2 people)

  • 1 Queen bed

Cottage 3 Bedroom 2 (up to 2 people)

  • 2 Single beds

Cottage 3 Bedroom 3 (up to 2 people)

  • 2 Single beds

Facilities

  • There are 3 beautifully-restored cottages available, each offering quality heritage accommodation and charming nautical decor.
  • Cottage guests will receive a free tour of the lightstation.
  • Cottages 1 and 2 are joined by a common hallway, and have a shared kitchen. Each cottage sleeps 5 people in 2 bedrooms (1 queen bed, 2 single beds, 1 fold-away single bed).
  • Cottages 1 and 2 both have lounge/dining rooms.
  • Cottage 3 sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms (1 queen bed, 2 single beds, 2 single beds).
  • There are no televisions, DVD players, stereos or laundries. 
  • The cottages use solar power with a backup diesel generator. Please do not bring hair dryers or electric blankets as their use can compromise the lightstation's power supply.
  • There are no EV charge points at this location due to limited power supply. Find the nearest charge points on the Transport for NSW website. Consider distance and travel times when planning your trip, and remember to check potential charge point costs, operating hours and conditions.
  • Please leave the property clean and tidy with all kitchen items washed up and put away. Additional fees may be charged for any unreasonable cleaning required or missing/broken items. 

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Carpark

Drinking water

Each cottage has a filtered tap in the kitchen for drinking. Water used for facilities is untreated rainwater collected from the cottage rooftops.

Showers

  • Hot showers

Balcony

Each cottage has a veranda. 

Outdoor furniture

Kitchen

Cottages 1 and 2 share a common kitchen, equipped with 2 fridge/freezers, 2 kettles, 2 toasters, 2 slow-cookers, microwave, gas stove and oven.

The kitchen in Cottage 3 is equipped with fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, slow-cooker, microwave, gas stove and oven.

Plates and cutlery

Pots and pans

Bed linen

Bed linen, duvets and pillows are provided.

Heating

Towels

Rubbish bin

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

Help may be required to access this area. Cottage 3 is fully wheelchair accessible. 

Prohibited

Amplified music is not permitted. 

Generators

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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