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Bathurst Lighthouse

Digby Drive | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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Great view

Beautiful spot to walk up the steps or ride too. Historic information advises this secondary light... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TMM818
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Bunbury, Australia
Iconic

Close to the visitor centre maybe 10 minutes or even less with a bike. Worth a visit while on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
aneeltamivee
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Helsinki, Finland
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Digby Drive | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful spot to walk up the steps or ride too. Historic information advises this secondary light housewas built due to a ship wreck, and the anchor from the ship is front of the visitor centre. People have placed locks of the fence wire too which...More

Thank TMM818
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to the visitor centre maybe 10 minutes or even less with a bike. Worth a visit while on island. Lots of quokkas near the light house. Great for photos!

Thank aneeltamivee
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Bathurst Lighthouse stands next to an iconic white sand beach 15 minute walk from the visitors centre on the Rottnest Island. The lighthouse provides an excellent viewing and photography spot while visiting the island as it's close to the main township. While you visit the...More

Thank Vil T
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Allow time at the end of the day to walk around the end of town to this light house, the views are amazing. There are a few steps, but worth the effort. We saw a whale and its baby doing some tail flapping, made our...More

Thank betspet
Reviewed 5 September 2017

At the Northern end of Thomson Bay sits this lighthouse. It is a pleasant walk along the beach road and you can continue down steps to another beach or a different road back to town.

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Bathhurst Lighthouse is a beautiful Lighthouse and definitely worth a visit. From the ferry it takes you maximum 15 minutes to get there - faster by bicycle. There you can also find a lovely bay with white sand and turquoise water and in the evening...More

Thank Dabsi0905
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time on our tour . It was perfect weather and the view at the top was clear on that day . The volunteers were an absolute delight . Very informative lovely natured people there because of their love for the island and...More

Thank MummaBear17
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Our bus stopped here during our tour of the island ..the lighthouse and the nurses quarters and the and building where they had a lot if antique stuff ..the views from the lighthouse were amazing

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Bathurst is Rottnest Island's second lighthouse, considerably smaller than the old Rottnest Light, which preceded it. It looks out over Pinky's Beach. You can't climb it, it can be accessed only by a steep internal ladder. The light was build after the City of York...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Be aware you must pay to go to the top with guide.There are toilets nearby.There is limited seating available at the top and there is also a lovely view up there.Apart from the guides there is nothing to do there at the lighthouse. It is...More

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