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The Low Head Lighthouse

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Address: Low Head, Tasmania, Australia

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It's another lighthouse...but I like lighthouses!

The drive out to the lighthouse is nice and it is located on a point with reasonable views. There is just something romantic about lighthouses and I can't resist them. If you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drive out to the lighthouse is nice and it is located on a point with reasonable views. There is just something romantic about lighthouses and I can't resist them. If you don't have that same sense of romanticism you might not be as interested unless of course (like me) you are a tragic photographer then it will hold some... More 

Thank Draganotz
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse is very nice with beautiful views of the coast. A nice place to stop and stretch the legs

Thank Lauren V
St Leonards, Australia
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528 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another lighthouse crossed off and the Low Head Lighthouse is a beautifully maintained facility over looking the Tamar River. A scenic 40 minute drive from Launceston, the sight is bery well presented.

Thank Mal B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb stay and one of the highlights of our trip.Accomondation was superbly located and equally unique and we loved the nearby penguin tour

Thank Geoffrey S
Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Visited on Thursday 24th November. We have been to Low Head before but never visited the Lighthouse. This Lighthouse is well looked after and worth spending sometime to visit on the mouth to Tamar River.

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Brisbane, Australia
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86 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The lighthouse is lovely for those of us who are into lighthouses :) but it pretty much stands on its own - not a lot of supporting information at the lighthouse itself.

Thank LellenAndCrew
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

A short drive from George Town take you to Low Head Pilot Station Museum & Lighthouse. Wonderful museum full of history and object from the whaling period. Try not to miss both.

Thank Joseph Y
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A great spot to see the open ocean, Kelso in the other side of the river and if lucky some penguins in the beach side. You may also be lucky if you can hear the foghorn during your stay.

Thank Chepe L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The views are what you would expect from a lighthouse. Magnificent beaches, surf crashing on the rocks, seals and penguins. Suggest going early or late as less windy then. A walk down to the beach is 30 minutes. Parking easy.

Thank tchrs
Brisbane, Australia
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Well maintained lighthouse with a steam powered foghorn that is sounded every sunday at noon. One of only two of its type in the world that still functions. Pretty surroundings with free parking a short walk from the lighthouse.

Thank PJG33

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