Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Historic lighthouse museum with stunning views

Australia, Western Australia
1-2 hours

This historic lighthouse is situated at the most south-westerly point of Australia near Augusta, where the Indian Ocean and the Southern Ocean meet.

Built in 1895, this towering structure, reaching 39 meters, stands as one of Australia's tallest mainland lighthouses. Its primary role was guiding ships through the challenging coastal waters.

Beyond its maritime significance, you can enjoy a captivating view of the coastal landscape.

The museum also provides insights into how lighthouses work, why they were important and how the life of a lighthouse operators and their families looked like.


Consider visiting during sunset for a magical and tranquil experience. The changing colors of the sky over the meeting point of the oceans create a beautiful and serene atmosphere. Check the official website for opening times.