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Whale of a time

The lighthouse is marvellous. We went in October, so it was whale season. We were blessed enough to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Albert G
Beach and lighthouse walk

Went with my three year old. Took about 2 hours from surf club. Most of the time she was on my... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ben S
Sydney, Australia
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“great walk”(5 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Fingal Island, Fingal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Albert G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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.

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

1  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.

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.

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.

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!!

1  Thank MW1338
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
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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