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Wadjemup Lighthouse

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Address: Gem Road | Wadjemup Rd, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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US$127.38*
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Island's highest point!

A long ride up but totally worth it. Great views and amazing history surrounding the lighthouse. The ride back down is very pleasant.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Andrei M
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A long ride up but totally worth it. Great views and amazing history surrounding the lighthouse. The ride back down is very pleasant.

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Thank Andrei M
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a nice review about your recent visit to Wadjemup Lighthouse here on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you back on the Island again soon. Warm regards, Rottnest Island More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4.5km bicycle riding up to the top of hill is quite challenging but rewarding. a volunteer guide will give you historical information. Walking around the top of lighthouse is amazing!!

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Thank 966Nori
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you 966Nori for the wonderful review. We hope to see you on the Island again soon. Warmest regards, Rottnest Island More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Another place on Rottnest Island away from the main crowds that is also worth a visit by bike or bus. A rather quaint small lighthouse with some history. And a few quokkas close by too if you have not already seen enough.

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Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Rottnest Island and we hope to see you again soon. Warm regards, Rottnest Island More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fab time in Rotti and we all enjoyed every minute there and I especially loved the cute Quokka's, All accommodation is basic but clean and comfortable and great to know that everyone's the same on the island! Great scenery and golden beaches. You wont be disappointed.

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Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay on Rottnest Island and hope to welcome you back soon! Warm regards, Rottnest Island More 

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

As this is a lighthouse and built on a higher spot, this place offers the BEST views on Rotto! There is a nice walkway that you can take to enjoy these views..

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Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave such a nice review! We're glad that you enjoyed your day on Rottnest Island and hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, Rottnest Island More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We went on a bus tour of the island stopping here.Great outlook.Volunteers do tours and there is a small museum and toilets down the hill.lots to see.

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Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Rottnest Island. Great to hear you enjoyed your visit to Wadjemup Lighthouse. Hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards, Rottnest Island More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

While riding my bike around Rottnest Island I dropped in to see a working lighthouse. $9 for adults but very interesting. I was pleasantly surprised when we were allowed outside at the top of the lighthouse. Great views but very windy. If you are not keen on heights I would suggest not going outside.

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Thank Maree H
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Lovely to hear that you enjoyed the stunning views from the top of the lighthouse. Hope you get the chance to visit Rottnest Island again soon. Warm regards, Rottnest Island More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

The lighthouse is nice. It is interesting that they had to build another because the first one was to small. Good view.

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Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your visit to the Wadjemup Lighthouse. Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Hopefully we'll see you again soon on our beautiful Island. Warm regards, Rottnest Island More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

It was a bit of a trek up the hill from the bus stop, and I couldn't climb up to the top due to my dodgy knees but the ladies working there let me have a bit of a look around the lower levels and were very welcoming and friendly.

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Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. The friendly Volunteer Guides will be very happy to receive such positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards, Rottnest Island More 

Abertillery, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stopped here as part of the bus tour around Rottnest. Beautiful lighthouse with sensational views of the island. The tour did not allow enough time to go all the way to the top. Recommend stopping in here if only for the views.

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Thank Mandy S
Rottnest_Island, Customer Service at Wadjemup Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving such nice feedback Mandy. Maybe during your next visit you can enjoy the breathtaking 360-degree views from the top of Wadjemup Lighthouse when joining a tour with one of the very knowledgeable Voluntary Guides. We're glad you had a fantastic experience and we hope to have you back on the Island again soon. Warm... More 

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