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Cape Jaffa Lighthouse

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An interesting and enjoyable historical experience

Went to the lighthouse with my dad and my three year old. She did well to climb the stairs as it... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Clongy
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Adelaide, Australia
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Amazing feat to move this lighthouse

When we visited Kingston SE we went to have a look at this lighthouse. We had been traveling from... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Fiona S
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Established in 1872 on Margaret Brock Reef 8km to sea from Cape Jaffa. History was made in 1974 when the Cape Jaffa Lighthouse was dismantled and moved to Marine Parade Kingston.
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32 Marine Parade, Kingston SE, South Australia 5275, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very Historical, but the gates are always closed. You have to make special arrangements if you want to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this while going for a walk and was quite cool too see and read about it’s history and how it was relocated..

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful lighthouse, located on a scenic road we took driving from Robe towards Adelaide.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The lighthouse itself, is very well maintained and is on a visually stunning road next to the sea. Well worth a quick stop on the way through!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Went to the lighthouse with my dad and my three year old. She did well to climb the stairs as it was a bit steep, but managed well. Adults are $10 and children are $2, or a family ticket is $20. Some people came and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Clongy
Reviewed 30 September 2018

When we visited Kingston SE we went to have a look at this lighthouse. We had been traveling from Melbourne along the Great Ocean road and the coastline of South Australia where we have seen many lighthouses. This one is very unusual in its construction....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fiona S
MayM434, Admin at Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Hi Fiona, We look forward to meeting you at the Cape Jaffa Lighthouse sometime in the near future. A visit to this lighthouse is very unique, an experience not to be missed.

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

$10 entry per adult ($20 family) probably a little steep but a very worthwhile experience all the same. Local guides on hand to provide a history of the facility. Great 360 degree views from the top.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank toc164
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We only looked from the outside but tours are available at a very low cost. The lighthouse was originally offshore but was moved to Kingston after decommissioning.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We was down Kingston for my partners triathlon and we thought we would have a look inside. It’s a long climb up but the views and the history is amazing.

Date of experience: February 2018
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May M, Volunteer Guide at Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thanks for visiting the Cape Jaffa Lighthouse Brenton. So glad you made the effort to climb the 129 steps to enjoy the view from the lantern room.

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is definitely a must when visiting Kingston. Great display of history and living conditions for the lighthouse family Wonderful views from top of lighthouse Easy parking and access to site

Date of experience: January 2018
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May M, Volunteer Guide at Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

So glad you enjoyed your visit to the Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, a unique icon of the South East coasts maritime history.

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