Only 14 km from the Great Ocean Road, this extensive complex includes the oldest surviving officially built lighthouse on the Australian mainland. Specialist tours -
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Visit Cape Otway Lightstation
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Specialist tours - Cape Otway Lightstation
(must be prebooked)
- Guided tours of the 18 metre Lighthouse Tower are conducted daily - commencing at 9:30 AM.
- Koori Tours - you can visit the significant locations near the Lightstation where an experienced Koori guide explains the history, culture and foods of the Koori people who once lived on the Cape.
- Palaeontology (Prehistoric plants and animals) Tours - this area has become renowned by palaeontologists for the study of at least seven different types of disosaurs including the Polar Dinosaurs which are unique to the area.
Cape Otway is just over 200 km from Melbourne. From Melbourne take the Princes Highway to Geelong, then the Great Ocean Road through Lorne and Apollo Bay. 16 km west of Apollo Bay turn left onto Lighthouse Road. The Lightstation is 13 km from the Great Ocean Road turnoff (Melway ref: 526 J10).
For further information visit Cape Otway Lighstation or call 5237 9240
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