Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse

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  • Address: Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +61-24227711
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Light House, Family And Kids, Tower

Even though the Breakwater lighthouse of Wollongong has not been operational since 1974, it is still considered to be an attraction of the city. On special occasions this lighthouse is beautified with a decorative light. The tower stands 12 metres (40 feet) high and has a tapered round wrought iron structure with lantern. The tower looks beautiful from a distance as it is completely painted in white. Between 2000 and 2002, a complete restoration returned the lighthouse and its lighting equipment to its original configuration, and the light was relit in connection with an international lighthouse conference in Sydney. Located on the Flagstaff Hill on Wollongong Harbour, this lighthouse is one of the two significant lighthouses in Wollongong.

How to Reach Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse

  • Nearest Bus stop: Cliff Rd After Harbour St.

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  • Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse Address: Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia
  • Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse Contact Number: +61-24227711
  • Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse: 00:30 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Wollongong include Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse in their plan

  • 31.82% of people start their Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse

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93.85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse

People normally club together Wollongong To Thirroul Bike Track and Maccabe Park while planning their visit to Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse.

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Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse Reviews & Ratings

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  • Wollongong Harbour is a great and historical place to visit. There is also an excellent fish and chip shop I can recommend. Parking can be difficult especially on weekends, so park wherever you can and walk.

  • Looking for a view on a clear day visit the Wollongong Lighthouse and take in the panoramic view of the ocean and if you turn 360 degrees you have our magnificent mountain range at your back. FANTASTIC views can be had from here and even weddings are held here . Its a good place to take in what Wollongong really means and that is between the mountains and the sea . At the lighthouse you can understand and comprehend how nice a place Wollongong is

  • One of the most beautiful beach which I have ever seen. We good stop for driving between Canberra and Sydney.

  • As always, it's a beautiful and peaceful place to spend a day, especially on a sunny day like today. There weren't many people and the beaches were clean as usual.

  • Beautiful place for a walk, and the views and to die for!! Just stunning.

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