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Tacking Point Lighthouse

Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6581 8000
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Beautiful, well thought out attraction

On a weekend when the weather forecast was questionable, we looked for somewhere to go to not far... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AnnieA19
Beautiful views and interesting reading

As soon as we pulled up I saw dolphins in the water! Plenty of historical information to read. A... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
brisfamily255068
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Brisbane, Australia
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  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
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“light house” (51 reviews)
“limited parking” (12 reviews)
“rotary club” (10 reviews)
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 6581 8000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On a weekend when the weather forecast was questionable, we looked for somewhere to go to not far from central Port Macqaurie. What a treat. Firstly we were lucky with the weather but most importantly what a lovely location and well thought out attraction. The...More

Thank AnnieA19
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As soon as we pulled up I saw dolphins in the water! Plenty of historical information to read. A lovely place for a short visit.

Thank brisfamily255068
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not too far out from the central area. Great beachwalk nearby. A quaint and different lighthouse offering great views along the coast and sometimes whale sightings

Thank llsaPortElliot
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lighthouse building itself is not open to the public but it’s a cute little building in a lovely (if windy!) spot with beautiful views over the ocean and Lighthouse Beach. There is a limited amount of parking at the site, although we had no...More

Thank meagsme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lighthouse provides amazing and breathe taking views of the mid north coastline. In winter it is absolutely beautiful and the water is flat. Make sure you bring a camera and some sunglasses (the glare off the water is very bright), ditch the hat and...More

Thank carrotcait1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful lighthouse is on the high ground where an amazing view of beach is on the background. So pretty..

Thank rschan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lighthouse has been operating since the 1800s and once had a caretaker's house alongside. Now gone the footprint of the house is still there and has been cared for by the local Rotary Club

Thank Dr Raymond D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of views of Whales and dolphins if you pick the right time... we then walked Lighthouse beach was great!

Thank Nikki P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A short drive from Port Macquarie, the lighthouse is easily accessible and offers great views of Lighthouse Beach. Nearby, Lighthouse Beach shopping centre has a couple of very nice coffee shops that are also worth a visit.

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must see on any visit to the local area. Just ensure you have plenty of time on your hands. Although there isn’t too many other things to see, you’ll get lost in the view and spend hours trying to find the strength to find your...More

Thank 80Eighty6Six
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Balaji G
13 December 2016|
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Response from Ann0259 | Reviewed this property |
As far as i know as it is not gated or anything
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