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Green Cape historical lighthouse tour

Green Cape area in Beowa National Park

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Uncover the history of Green Cape Lighthouse on this guided tour in Beowa National Park, near Eden. Hear stories of disaster and survival and enjoy breathtaking views of the rugged coastline.


Dates: Thursday 29 December 2022. Friday 6 January and Mondays 9 January, 16 January and 23 January 2023.

Time: 10.30am to 12pm.

Green Cape Lighthouse, Green Cape area
No wheelchair access
Easy. Suitable for adults and children 5 years and over. You'll need to climb 116 stairs to reach the top of the lighthouse. It’s a short easy walk to Green Cape lookout.

Adult (16 years and over) $22 per person. Child (5 to 15 years) $14 per person. Family (2 adults and 2 children) $60.

Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Meeting point
Green Cape Lightstation carpark.
Bookings required. Phone 1300 072 757 for more information or book online.
Short 30-min tour (lighthouse only) available on request, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 3pm. Adult $12 per person. Child $6 per person. Meet at the gate at the base of Green Cape Lighthouse. To book, email or phone 02 6495 5000.
Please note

Plan ahead and make a day of it. Our 19th-century whaling tour runs on the same days, in the afternoon.

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First lit in 1883, Green Cape Lighthouse is the southernmost and second tallest lighthouse in NSW. Led by an NPWS guide, you'll discover the unique architecture and fascinating history of the lighthouse. Uncover what life was like for lighthouse keepers living in this remote stretch of coast with their families.

We'll walk to the lookout where you can see the local resident seals at play, before we continue towards the ship wreck cemetery.

Hear amazing stories of disaster and survival, like that of the passenger ship Ly-ee-Moon, mysteriously wrecked below the lighthouse in 1886. Climb the stairs of the lighthouse for panoramic views over Disaster Bay.

Keep an eye out for the resident fur seals, as well as sea eagles, gannets, albatross, dolphins and whales (seasonal).

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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