Lighthouses in Victoria

Lighthouses in Victoria

Lighthouses in VictoriaTowering above the landscape, these magnificent lighthouses provide a glimpse of another era, as well as fascinating places to stay today.

Lighthouses were used to warn ships that they were approaching dangerous coastlines, shoals or reefs and were even used to guide pilots to a safe landing. Perched high on a cliff or amongst coastal rocks, they are one of the oldest known aids of maritime navigation.

Victorian Lighthouse Index

There are 23 lighthouses in the Victorian Index of lighthouses.

Far West Victorian Coast

Melbourne Cape Nelson Lighthouse

Melbourne Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse

Melbourne Griffiths Island Lighthouse

Melbourne Lady Bay Upper Lighthouse

Melbourne Lady Bay Lower Lighthouse

Great Ocean Road

Melbourne Cape Otway Lighthouse

Australia's third oldest lighthouse, Cape Otway was built in 1848 the oldest surviving lighthouse on mainland Australia.

Melbourne Split Point Lighthouse

Melbourne & Port Phillip Bay

Melbourne Port Phillip Heads Lighthouses

Melbourne Queenscliff White Lighthouse

Melbourne Queenscliff Black Lighthouse

Melbourne Point Lonsdale Lighthouse

Melbourne Williamstown Lighthouse

Melbourne Gellibrand Pile Light

Melbourne Port Melbourne Lighthouses

Melbourne South Channel Pile Light

Melbourne Eastern Lighthouse

East & Gippsland Coast

Melbourne Cape Schanck Lighthouse

Melbourne Cape Liptrap Lighthouse

Melbourne Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse

Melbourne Cliffy Island Lighthouse

Melbourne Citadel Island

Melbourne Point Hicks Lighthouse

Melbourne Gabo Island Lighthouse


Explore grand, historic lighthouses standing sentry along Victoria's dramatic coastline. From Gippsland to the Great Ocean Road, lighthouses stand tall along Victoria's coast dating back to the 1800's providing a guiding light to seafarers on the Bass Strait and Southern Ocean.

Visit the historic icons to embark on a journey into Victoria's fascinating maritime history, hear tales of nautical adventure and take in magnificent views from atop steep spiral staircases.

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Lighthouses in Victoria

Cape Otway Lighthouse

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Tours

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