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So many things to see and do.


Whether you’re planning a day trip or travelling along the coast on a driving holiday, Cape Otway Lighstation is a must see destination.

There is so much to explore – climb to the observation deck at the top of the lighthouse to enjoy breathtaking views of the dramatic coast and waters, where you will get a feel for the weather of the Roaring Forties, which made this lighthouse essential for the safety of ships and their passengers.

Explore the Whale Interpretive site, Indigenous Cultural History at the Talking Hut, our historic Telegraph Station and a secret World War Two Radar Bunker plus more.

Cape Otway Lighthouse

The icon of the entire Lightstation precinct – Cape Otway Lighthouse. Discover how it became such an important part of Australian history.

Indigenous Cultural History

Explore Gadubanud Country and learn about the important cultural history of the Indigenous people of Cape Otway and their way of life.

Telegraph Station

Explore the precinct’s Telegraph Station which has been refurbished and houses the story of the station and its people.

Heritage Buildings

On our heritage trail you can visit the meticulously restored Telegraph Station and learn about its abundant history.

Tales of the Cape

Discover the rich, abundent history of Cape Otway Lightstation through these intriguing stories of how it all began.

World War II Bunker

Discover how the Australian Government implemented British Radar Technology in 1942 to keep watch for the enemy.


Grab a great cup of coffee and light homemade lunch from Lightkeeper’s Cafe.
Open daily.

Great Ocean Walk

Conquer the famous Great Ocean Walk at your own pace – take in the sights and experience nature in it’s rawest form.

Whale Watching

Witness the spectacular migration of many species of whales the pass Cape Otway Lightstation all year round.

About the Region

Surrounding Cape Otway Lightstation you’ll discover an awe-inspiring coastline, rich national parks full of native flora and fauna, glorious beaches plus more.

Explore, then stay.

Extend your experience by staying at Cape Otway Lightstation. A variety of accommodation options are available.