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Point Stephens Lighthouse

Fingal Island, Fingal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Lovely walk across Fingal Spit and onto the lighthouse. Easy walk and not too long. Please ensure... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Quieaing
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Bateau Bay, Australia
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Worth the walk

Only reachable when the tide it out. It’s worth walking to this lighthouse to enjoy the view this... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Heather560
,
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“low tide” (10 reviews)
“great walk” (5 reviews)
“light house” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Fingal Island, Fingal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk across Fingal Spit and onto the lighthouse. Easy walk and not too long. Please ensure you check you are walking at low tide and have enough time to return across the Spit.

1  Thank Quieaing
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Only reachable when the tide it out. It’s worth walking to this lighthouse to enjoy the view this area has to offer.

Thank Heather560
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Elegant lighthouse with an incredible view. People say that its also possible see whales and dolphins. To get there its necessary to walk, but totally worth it. Good for picnic and sunsets.

Thank Ana B
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Check the tides are safe so that you don't get stranded by a rising tide. There are no facilities on the island in spite of what peanuts have posted about the Inner Light tea room. They have posted to the wrong lighthouse!!

1  Thank MW1338
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Great views, found awesome shells. Can be dangerous to walk across dependent on the tides. Best to go with someone and take your mobile

Thank Tamara N
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Our family of 5 walked from Fingal Bay to the Lighthouse on a lovely Winters afternoon. Definitely worth the walk.

1  Thank Rebecca G
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Visiting Fingal Beach, decided to time it nicely with the tides and walk out across the Fingal Bay Spit to Shark Islands and then out to the Light House. Once on the island the tracks are well maintained and its easy to get out to...More

1  Thank Granules2013
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

When the sand bar is high it is a great walk to the lighthouse but walkers must always be aware of the tides and cross an hour before low tide which gives you plenty of time to walk to the lighthouse and back. Sometimes it...More

3  Thank sandryan2015
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Nice walk along the beach and the lighthouse. Check the tides before going or you can get stuck there. View from the lighthouse is great.

1  Thank Ursina8543
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Crossed the spit at low tide about 5 weeks ago without getting my feet wet. Great walk out to the lighthouse with the ruins of the lighthouse keepers cottage a highlight. WARNING - storms and big seas have now made the crossing of the spit...More

2  Thank Mark B
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