Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Augusta WA.


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The historic Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse sits at the tip of a spectacular peninsula, where the Southern and Indian Oceans meet.

Situated at the most south-westerly point of Australia, on one of the world's great capes, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia.

This lighthouse is a must-see attraction. Take a trip through maritime history and learn how this famous landmark was constructed from local limestone in 1895, and is still a vital working lighthouse for vessels navigating the treacherous cape.

Your guide will lead you to the top of the tower, where a vast seascape will unfold before you. Be awed by the crashing waves and the wilderness of the landscape.

An Interpretive Centre, housed in one of the original lighthouse keepers' cottages, celebrates the history and lives of the numerous lighthouse keepers who were custodians of this rugged coastline. Using artefacts and stories, interactive technology and a large-scale animated film, visitors can discover fascinating insights into the lives of the men, women and children who once lived at the tallest lighthouse in mainland Australia.

Opening Hours

9:00am - 4:00pm daily

During WA school holidays and public holidays Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse is open 9:00am - 5:00pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.

☕ Cafe: open for coffee, lunch and delicious snacks, Friday to Wednesday (closed Thursday)
🗝️ Interpretive Centre: open
⚓ Lighthouse Tours/Tower: guided tours depart every half an hour from 9:00am - 4:30pm, please book online.

We would love to welcome you soon. Please phone ahead on 9757 7411 if you have any questions about what you can experience.

Tour Prices

Adult: $21.00
Child (4-16yrs): $10.00
Seniors: $19.00
Children under 4 are not permitted to climb the lighthouse.
Children under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Find Us

Leeuwin Rd, Augusta WA 6290. Just 10 minutes south of Augusta, at the very end of Leeuwin Rd.
Phone (08) 9757 7411


Cafe / Shop / Look-outs

Complete your visit at Cape Leeuwin Cafe, set in one of the heritage cottages overlooking Flinders Bay.

You've worked up a hunger climbing all those stairs! Enjoy something delicious in the Cape Leeuwin Cafe. Open Friday - Wednesday (closed Thursday)

Our fantastic team are happy to provide you with some tasty treats and refreshments. We offer barista made coffees and freshly made scones, cakes and delicious light lunches.