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Amazing Walk

This is a must do walk of the area You can only do this a low tide (need to cross the spit) and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rod V
Lovely walk to the lighthouse

Lovely walk across to the lighthouse and ruins of the lighthouse keeper's cottages. Make sure you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“great walk”(6 reviews)
“surf club”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Fingal Island, Fingal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a must do walk of the area You can only do this a low tide (need to cross the spit) and take water as it a long walk but very easy (no fitness level required) Is a well presented walk with very informative...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rod V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely walk across to the lighthouse and ruins of the lighthouse keeper's cottages. Make sure you take extreme care with the tides and time your walk with plenty of time to return.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank taylor159
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The lighthouse is marvellous. We went in October, so it was whale season. We were blessed enough to see several whales from the shore. We could see their water spouts as they exhaled through their blow holes. However, we were treated with several breaches from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank G5920IKalbyg
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Went with my three year old. Took about 2 hours from surf club. Most of the time she was on my shoulders. There is plenty of sand at the moment. Even 4 hours before low tide you could keep your feet dry. This could change...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 6 September 2018

You must visit the lighthouse for its historical past and enjoy the best scone and jam with ice cream/cream. The view and the cool breeze will have you wanting to come back again and again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jurre2014
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My wife and I parked near the surf club of Fingal beach. We walked along the beach and over Fingal Spit. Make sure you cross just before low tide, giving you ample time to cross and then walk to the lighthouse. A great slow walk....More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Rochelle B
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Quieaing
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Heather560
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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ana B
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!!

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank MW1338
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