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Green Cape Lightstation heritage tour

Green Cape area in Ben Boyd National Park

Overview

Put yourself in the shoes of a 19th century lighthouse keeper at Green Cape Lightstation in Ben Boyd National Park. Explore the lighthouse's history and the fate of the Ly-ee-Moon on this guided tour.

When

Thursday 2 January, Thursday 9 January, Thursday 16 January and Thursday 23 January 2020, 11am to 12.30pm.

Where
Green Cape area in Ben Boyd National Park
Accessibility
No wheelchair access
Grade
Easy. Suitable for all ages
Price

Adult $20 per person. Child $15 per person. Family $60 for 2 adults and 2 children.

Meeting point
Green Cape Lightstation carpark
Bookings
Bookings required. Email NPWS Merimbula or call 02 6495 5000.

First lit in 1883, Green Cape Lightstation in Ben Boyd National Park is the southernmost and second tallest lighthouse in NSW. Located south of Eden, discover unique architecture, breathtaking views and amazing stories of survival on a guided tour with an NPWS guide.

Explore days gone by and climb the stairs of the lightstation for panoramic views of Disaster Bay. Find out how the lighthouse keepers lived on this remote stretch of coast with their families. You'll also uncover the harrowing story of the Ly-ee-Moon while keeping an eye out for passing sea eagles and seals.

Make sure you bring along lunch so you can linger a while longer with the fresh sea air and ocean views.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Disaster Bay lookout, Ben Boyd National Park. Photo: John Spencer