An easy climb of 59 stairs makes this lighthouse accessible even for small children. Enjoy the sweeping views of the ocean and Geographe Bay from the new observation platform at the base of the lighthouse tower.
Only 13 kilometres from the town of Dunsborough, the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and cottages reveal the fascinating maritime history of the Cape region.
Visitors to the top balcony of the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse are rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Cape Naturaliste, Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and the beautiful Geographe Bay coastline.
Easier than most lighthouses to climb, the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is one of the most popular attractions in the Geographe Bay and Margaret River Region.
Half-hour guided tours provide a fascinating insight into the functions of the working lighthouse, the history of the local area and several ghost stories that will send tingles down your spine!
The beautifully restored Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage Cafe serves delicious cakes, coffee and light refreshments, and the landscaped lawns and nautical-themed playground will entice you to sit and enjoy this wonderful heritage precinct.
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Numerous walking trails lead from the Lighthouse around the stunning bays and beaches of the Cape, providing amazing views over the ocean and close-up glimpses of local wildflowers.
Highlights include the 'Access for More' trail, which provides wheelchair friendly access from the lighthouse to Sugarloaf Rock. Another trail features a platform and shelter providing magnificent whale watching during the annual migratory periods, from September to December - a special experience not to be missed.