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This has been a working lighthouse site since 1818 and the original was designed by Francis Greenway, convict architect, for Governor Lachlan Macquarie and partly garnered his freedom. The current building was completed in 1883 and is available for tours on booking and gives a...More
This is part of the Heritage Trail on Old South Head Road. There is a fascinating history listed on the boards and stands proudly for all to see. You can arrange visits in there at certain times, but to my knowledge it is still a...More
I did not even know that this is the first lighthouse in Australia! How good is that!! Beautiful little thing to take a nice photo with.
It is, however, a bit out of place, and I went to it only because I went on the...More
We were driving around Sydney and spotted this lighthouse. It is in very good condition. There is a nice walking path directly behind it with great views of the water. It is worth a 15 or 20 minute visit.
This lighthouse is 140 years old now. It is closed except a few days per year. You can take a bus from just above Watson's Bay's main park just there in about 10 minutes. it is a majestic old Lighthouse which has a prominent hillside...More
I shot a comercial pitch here years ago as an actor and found the location really spectacular in view both directions. The cliff-face seascape into the Pacific is astonishing, and the reverse angle back to the harbourside suburbs and city is magnificent. Well-worth the trip...More