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Aboriginal Culture

International Lighthouse Weekend

International Lighthouse Weekend celebrates lighthouses and the people that worked in them.

It’s held every year on the 3rd weekend in August and involves lighthouses & lightships from all around the world.

Come an join us – there’s plenty to do for all the family.


It’s a beautiful location, lots of history, lovely day out. Great for international visitors.


Beautiful views, peaceful, tea house is great!

Lorena, Cris, Gustavo & Mark

International Lighthouse Weekend — 20th/21st August 2016

Shipwreck Harvest Dinner & Ghost Tour

Saturday 5:30pm – Grounds & Lightkeeper’s Café

Tour the Lightstation grounds and hear about paranormal activity (5:30pm).

The Shipwreck Harvest Dinner, prepared by our own in-house chef, Paul Ivelja, will be served at 7pm in the historic Lightkeeper’s Café – formally the Assistant Lightkeeper’s Quarters. Enjoy a great night with Irish music and dancing.

Bookings essential. Tickets ($65, children 14 & under $25).

Bush Tucker

Saturday 2pm – Indigenous Cultural Centre

Our Cultural Guide, Brad West, will be showcasing a traditional cooking method using a handmade woven Lomandra Grass Basket at the Indigenous Cultural Centre.

Baby Snapper will be prepared with Coastal Saltbush, Mountain Pepper Berry, Native Rosemary & Warrigal Greens and cooked in the Lomandra Basket.


Weekend Activities

Saturday & Sunday (20th/21st August 2016)

Regular entrance fees apply for International Lighthouse Weekend, but if you buy a ticket on Saturday, you can return on Sunday for free.

Dinner bookings are essential. Tickets available from the Lightstation (03 5237 9240)