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Wadjemup Lighthouse

Gem Road | Wadjemup Rd, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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Gem Road | Wadjemup Rd, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We cycled to Wadjemup Lighthouse, and thankfully had the eBikes to get us up the hill. All worth it though. The view from the top of the lighthouse was spectacular (similar to the one on Bruny Island, Tasmania). It was great to see the building...More

Thank Little_Happy_Camper
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the lighthouse.....the bus dropped us off then we walked the 600 metres to see it. We wandered around the base, had a look inside and looked up spiral metal staircase but decided against climbing it. The cost for an adult is $9 if...More

Thank malleegirl
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hi malleegirl, thank you for taking the time for write a review about your recent visit to Rottnest Island. We hope you'll get a chance to visit again soon to enjoy the breathtaking views from the top of the lighthouse. Warm regards, Rottnest Island

Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was a great place to stop and see the view over Rottnest Island. The volunteers were great and very interesting to listen to. Make the time to come and see it if only to sit and enjoy the sun and view, with an added...More

Thank Megzi18
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dear Magzi18, thank you for lovely review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed the view and we hope to see you back on Rottnest Island again soon. Kind regards, Rottnest Island

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Western AU is fantastic esp Rottnest Island. I'm not if it is the isolation that makes this part of the world so special or the Quakkas.

Thank gaddisimo
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Hi gaddisimo, thank you for leaving a review here on Tripadvisor. We hope to welcome you back to Rottnest Island soon. Kind regards, Rottnest Island

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Wajemup is an indigenous name. The light was once called Rottnest Lighthouse. It is 160 years old. Visitors can climb it from 10 am to 2:30 pm every day. The lighthouse has been repainted recently.

Thank Jeffry B
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Hi Jeffry B, thank you for your review. We hope to see you on the Island again soon. Kind regards, Rottnest Island

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Whilst roaming on the coastal path discovered the Wadjemup Lighthouse and stopoed to take a few photographs. Rottnest is an island that should not be missed. Certainly so much to see whether your interest is in its wildlife, its history or simply to enjoy the...More

Thank jochg2016
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review here on TripAdvisor! The views from Wadjemup Lighhouse can be quite spectacular and we hope you get the chance to visit again soon. Warm regards, Rottnest Island

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Like most lighthouses this is in a great location. It's still working, is over 100 years old, very well maintained, and painted a brilliant white which looked wonderful against the blue sky on the day we visited. Time was pressing, so we just peeped inside...More

Thank Bob D
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you Bob D for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your day and hope you get the chance to visit again soon to enjoy the breathtaking views from the top of Wadjemup Lighthouse. Warm regards, Rottnest Island

Reviewed 24 April 2017

As with all lighthouses, this one is lovely to visit. The volunteer guides are passionate about the lighthouse and are friendly and helpful. The guided tour allows you to climb to the top of the lighthouse and of course, the view is amazing from the...More

Thank Kiwibird248
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi Kiwibird248, thank you for your great review. We agree our volunteer guides are great and they will be very happy to receive such great feedback. It's great to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your time on Rottnest and we hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

It is worth walking up here with sweeping views back over Thompson Bay and on the other site swimming Bays plus Tent Camping Ground and Tennis Courts below.

Thank Roland O
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi Roland, thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review here on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you back on the Island again soon. Warm regards, Rottnest Island

Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is the bigger of the island's two lighthouses and the only one open for public tours, despite still being a working lighthouse. I got there on the hop on - hop off $20 island explorer bus service which runs every 30-45 minutes. A 600...More

Thank AussieJenAbroad
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review here on TripAdvisor. Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Rottnest Island and particularly to Wadjemup Lighthouse. Our volunteer guides will be happy to receive such great feedback. We...More

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