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Cape Otway Lightstation

Otway Lighthouse Rd, Cape Otway, Great Otway National Park, Victoria VIC 3233, Australia
+61 3 5237 9240
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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Otway Lighthouse Rd, Cape Otway, Great Otway National Park, Victoria VIC 3233, Australia
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+61 3 5237 9240
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a view! Expect wind blown and interesting hair. Very informative tour and small walk around the little village rooms. Toula and her staff will make you a. Ice coffee too.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We didn't actually go in the lightstation, but drove to it and walked along a trail which gives you a nice view over it and the ocean. But the main attraction for us was seeing the koalas in the trees on the way there. This...More

Thank travel2dive
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well the biggest issue for some people visiting is value for their dollar. The entrance fee of $19 or thereabouts is a big ask especially for families. I don't know what the answer is because if I had all my kids with me I may...More

Thank TrialRun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a very cold day with high winds, but that didn't stop us from going to the top and walking around the lighthouse exterior. I had no idea what I was in for when I stepped out of the lighthouse and I don't...More

Thank Scamp-San
COLLightkeeper, Manager at Cape Otway Lightstation, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

LOVE your review! Thank you

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the lighthouse on 7 Sep with my 6 years old. This is our first time going up the lighthouse and she was super excited about it. It was super cold at the top of the lighthouse at this time of the year but the...More

Thank Glory H
COLLightkeeper, Manager at Cape Otway Lightstation, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your great review. We are continually improving on the visitor experience and are seeing more visitors happy to pay for the experiences offered.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we paid 38$ for me and my wife to visit the lighthouse. The views are nice but are way nicer in 12 apostles and other areas. And if you are thinking about getting in to see koalas, there are actually more in the road...More

3  Thank Javier E
COLLightkeeper, Manager at Cape Otway Lightstation, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review. We try and focus on the heritage of the site and share both indigenous and early immigrant stories through our guides stories and the interpretive information throughout the 200 acre site.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unless you have a look, you will never appreciate the ingenuity of the people who built this structure.All this wonderful history to explore.

Thank specializedautoe2016
COLLightkeeper, Manager at Cape Otway Lightstation, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your spectacular review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a detour off the Great Ocean Road to visit the Cape Otway Lightstation. The drive through the forest to the lighthouse was really beautiful and the coast, once you get to the lightstation, does not disappoint. The history of the lightstation and telegraph...More

Thank globetrekkerphx
COLLightkeeper, Manager at Cape Otway Lightstation, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review. I'm sorry there was a but.... we aim to offer a unique visitor experience with guides available onsite to share both our indigenous and immigration history. There is also a great commitment to restoring and maintaining the heritage site.

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

What a great place to visit, we enjoyed everything about the experience. Fantastic, knowledgable guides who really enhanced the visit. A wild and awesome place to visit, plan your time on the Great Ocean Road to make the detour.

Thank Rgs22
COLLightkeeper, Manager at Cape Otway Lightstation, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your great review -its awesome to read how much you loved it!

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Took a drive from Ballarat with the intention of seeing some of the Great Ocean Road, Twelve Apostles and the Cape Otway Lightstation. Having travelled most of the east and west coast of Canada, and seen a lot of lighthouses, we pretty much new what...More

Thank FurtherOnUpTheRoad
COLLightkeeper, Manager at Cape Otway Lightstation, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Sorry you traveled out without realising there were fees. We aim to put the fee level on all of our marketing and promotional material. Just wondering if you came in to experience all that is on offer as Cape Otway Lightstation is much more...More

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NicholasNbx
10 September 2017|
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Response from COLLightkeeper | Property representative |
Hi The average time spent is 2 hours however depending on your availability we have both history and bush tucker talks offered daily at no extra charge and we also have a cafe.
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cherylsg1113
17 August 2017|
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Response from COLLightkeeper | Property representative |
Hi This distance is approximately 400metres (approx 10 minute walk)
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cherylsg1113
17 August 2017|
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Response from nomads2017 | Reviewed this property |
About 15 -20 minutes on pathways But not worth it in my opinion.
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