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Norah Head Lighthouse

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Beautifully restored Lighthouse Keepers Quarters dating back to 1903. The Lighthouse Keepers Quarters consist of two recently upgraded 3 bedroom cottages located on the headland with magnificent ocean vistas. On site hosts are at your beck and call...more
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40 Bush St | Norah Head, Norah Head, New South Wales 2263, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This spot has an interesting history attached . It's worth the few dollars to do the guided tour, and take in the views from the top. Warning - there are approx 90 stairs to get to the top, so level of fitness and mobility is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Neil S
Tracy S, Manager at Norah Head Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review our wonderful Norah Head Lighthouse. I'm very pleased that you enjoyed your Tour and history. Thanks

Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a lovely place for a wander, the views are spectacular & the lighthouse is majestic. I wanted to stay in the accommodation but it was full, so that is something to look forward to doing another time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melanie_OZ1
Tracy S, Manager at Norah Head Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Melanie. The accommodation is very busy this time of year but please call again for future vacancies. You will love the accommodation quarters and to wake up looking at the beautiful view.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Whale season this is a great vantage spot, also just for the view, walk down to the rock shelf int & have a look around, safe rock pools (no waves hit the kids) the light house also does tours inside which my son loved -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarahloainaction
Tracy S, Manager at Norah Head Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Sarah, Thanks for taking the time to review Norah Head Lighthouse. Great information for future visitors. Just to let you know you can also hire the accommodation quarters. Regards Tracy

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family came for a walk and liked the lighthouse and small museum inside. There were tours there but we had a larger group so decided to just walk around it. You cannot go up the tower without a guide. The highlight was the beach...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AustTrail
Tracy S, Manager at Norah Head Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review. You can also stay on site in one of the Lighthouse Keepers Quarters. We would love to see you come back someday. Regards Tracy

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were impressed with the view, the accommodation, the lighthouse and the caretakers! The head light keeper's quarters has been so well maintained and we really enjoyed our stay. The beds were comfy, the living areas spacious, well stocked kitchen although we spent most of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TraveltheLand
Tracy S, Manager at Norah Head Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your kind words about the accommodation, Lighthouse Tour and Tracy & Stuart. Very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Norah Head Lighthouse with your family. Hope you can come and stay again someday. Regards Tracy & Stuart

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Still an active lighthouse, it is great to climb to the top. Even the view at the balcony is great. The $6 guided tour is worth every cent (yes, you have to join the guided tour to enter the tower). Yet it is like a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Tracy S, Manager at Norah Head Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your kind words Ernest. Happy that your $6.00 was worth every cent as our Volunteers do a fantastic job. We are always looking for volunteers to assist with Tours. Everyone welcome. Regards Tracy

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Such a nice place but the people there are very militant around rules and regulations. I mean, why can’t you take a picture unless you pay a fee?? If you want to take a picture you are now forced to use a drone and takeoff...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Johnqwertyuiop
Tracy S, Manager at Norah Head Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

Dear John, Thanks for taking the time to review Norah Head Lighthouse. Unfortunately you have taken the rules and regulations the wrong way. Yes, you are most defiantly allowed to take photos for person use. The signage is for commercial use photographers and wedding parties...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

In the time of the Lighthouse and the keeper You can be swept up in your own imagination of what life was like long ago The majestic Norah head Lighthouse stands on the cliff edge you are constantly drawn to look at itWhile sipping on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jemi W
Tracy S, Manager at Norah Head Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words. Very happy that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again someday... Have a very Merry Christmas and Safe and Happy New Year!!!

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Well maintained in a gorgeous setting the lighthouse is well worth the visit as is the walk down to the beach. Coffee at the Ark Cafe afterwards is great as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Very neat and tidy lighthouse. Car park nearby. You can go in the lighthouse for $6 for some good views. You can also walk down to the beach - it is an interesting coastline.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank roaming_kiwi58
Tracy S, Manager at Norah Head Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review Norah Head Lighthouse.

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