Cape Otway Lightstation

Attractions in Apollo Bay

Lighthouse Rd
Cape Otway, Victoria 3233

Phone number:
+61 3 5237 9240
Fax number:
+61 3 5237 9245

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Description: Experience the view from Australia’s most significant
lighthouse (1848), 91 metres above the surging waters of Bass Strait
and the Southern Ocean. Tour the 1859 Telegraph Station and other
historic buildings. Enjoy the Lightkeeper’s 4WD Shipwreck tour,
discover the Aboriginal cultural site, and see koalas and kangaroos
in the bush of nearby Great Otway National Park. Whale watching May to October.

Type of operation: Lighthouse Tours/Accommodation/Café.

Location: 3 hrs 30 mins from Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road.

Opening times: From 9am-5pm daily.

Facilities: Accommodation available in original keepers’ cottages. Licensed Café - home-made meals and refreshments.


  • Whale watching May to October.