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, the Indigenous Cultural Centre, 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.
Explore Gadubanud country and learn about Koori History at Cape Otway Lightstation’s Indigenous Cultural Centre.
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.
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.
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.