Abandoned Lighthouse Island
One of only two lighthouse islands in New South Wales, it is situated approximately 18km from Coffs Harbour.
The buildings were constructed in 1880 and are considered to be the oldest in the area.
The island is not accessible to the public, it is under the care of National Parks & Wildlife.
The lightstation was automated in 1975.
The Head Keepers Quarters and Assistant Keepers Quarters have been abandoned since 1975.
Fly by helicopter for a walking guided tour of this
historic lighthouse island.
The Lighthouse was automated in 1975 with all Keeper's and families leaving the island at this time. The island has been abandoned since 1975, the Keeper's Quarters being left to the elements and the birds! Access is restricted with the only chance to visit the island and view the quarters are by joining a tour, held limited times a year by National Parks & Wildlife
and Precision Helicopters.
Saturday 12th June - SOLD OUT
Sunday 13th June - SOLD OUT
Saturday 31st July - cancelled COVID restrictions
Sunday 1st August - cancelled COVID restrictions
Saturday 14th August - SOLD OUT
Sunday 15th August - SOLD OUT
includes 2 hours on the island, ex-resident on island*, tour of Lighthouse, tour of Keepers Quarters, walk down to gantry
$490 per person
What to Expect:
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Any questions you have, do not hesitate to contact us.
Send your pre-booking or to join the waiting list:
(02) 6652 9988
Actual time of day of your tour will be given to you closer to the departure date.
Ticket Holder must be available for the full day of the tour.
Tours may be transferred to alternate time/day if weather prevails.
Payment in full due 2 weeks before the tour.
Insight into life on the island in the 1950's - have your sound on....
Let's get inspired to do this.....
Offering a longer stay on the island, a smaller group size and a more intimate experience, the Wildlife Special includes key aspects of the standard guided tour of the island and around the light station with an added focus on experiencing of South Solitary Island and surrounding Solitary Islands Marine Park.
3 Hour Tour - $950 per person
(02) 6652 9988
*minimum numbers required
Hangar 77 Aviation Drive, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450
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