Lightkeeper's Cottage

A homely heritage property in a stunning location.

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Lightkeeper’s Cottage

The Head Lightkeeper’s Cottage is a homely heritage property in a stunning location. Built in 1857, the Lightkeeper’s Cottage gives guests an insight into the domestic life of the Lightstation’s first keepers.



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Room Options

The Head Lightkeeper’s Cottage is available as three different options, catering for different group sizes.

A section of the main Cottage can be closed off, by a lockable door – separating the main Lightkeeper’s Cottage from the Lightkeeper’s B&B. 

To book both the Lightkeepers Cottage and Lightkeeper’s B&B together please book both options and or contact us directly.


Head Lightkeeper’s Cottage (2 Bedroom)


  • Sleeps up to 6 guests
  • 2 bedrooms with electric heaters
  • 2 king beds (can be split)
  • 1 bunk bed
  • 1 bathroom (shower) & 1 WC
  • 2 fireplaces
  • Fully equipped kitchen with oven, full sized fridge, microwave and tea/coffee making facilities
  • Lounge and dining area
  • Veranda
  • Garden views

Lightkeeper’s B&B (2 Bedroom)


  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
  • 2 bedrooms with electric heaters
  • Suitable for couples or families
  • 2 king beds (can be split)
  • 1 bathroom (bath)
  • Mini fridge, microwave, toaster and tea/coffee making facilities
  • Please note there are no kitchen facilities eg. sink/stove
  • Entry, TV, tea/coffee facilities & table in first bedroom (see floorplan)
  • Continental Breakfast tray provided in room


General Information

  • Guests need to read their confirmation email for after-hours access as gates at the main entrance will be locked
  • Parking is adjacent to the accommodation site and is included free of charge
  • All towels, linen, and bedding are supplied.
  • Custom bed configuration can be arranged when advance notice is given, please state preference when booking 
  • There is no TV reception or WiFi at Cape Otway, but we supply a limited selection of DVDs, together with jigsaw puzzles, games and books. 
  • Telstra mobile reception is available at various points around the site.





Terms and Conditions

Payment Policy

Full payment will be processed within 14 days of guest arrival using the credit card details provided at the time of booking. If we are unable to process payment at this time guests will be notified and given 24 hours notice to arrange payment or booking may be cancelled. Please contact us if you have any queries regarding payments.

Cancellation Policy

Standard industry cancellation fees apply as follows: Cancellations notified 14 days prior to arrival do not incur a cancellation fee. Cancellations notified 14 days or less prior to arrival will forfeit 100% of the total tariff. All prepaid bookings are non-refundable. Bookings directly impacted by government COVID19 restrictions where the guest is unable to travel may be exempt from cancellation fees. Please contact us immediately if you are unable to travel. All non arrivals without prior notification will forfeit 100% of the total fee.