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A nice stop off point along ocean drive

The Tacking Point Lighthouse dates back to the 19th century, and sits atop a hill with panoramic... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
Sydney, Australia
Free Whale Watching!!

Was great to watch a large pod of whales playing just off shore from this lovely location. Choose... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Queensland, Australia
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6581 8000
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All reviews light house limited parking rotary club see whales whale watching beautiful spot short drive great viewing in season spot whales coastal views worth the trip pod of dolphins well worth the visit ocean lookout beaches
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Reviewed yesterday

The Tacking Point Lighthouse dates back to the 19th century, and sits atop a hill with panoramic views of the long beach below. Well worth a diversion off ocean drive to take in the vista, and then I recommend heading down to the beach for...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was great to watch a large pod of whales playing just off shore from this lovely location. Choose and sunny clear day, and you'll get the best results. It Gets quite windy up there. Nearly swept afew toddlers off there feet, and now guard rails,...More

Thank Gruff86
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Views here are pretty spectacular, not much parking though. Would be a great Whale watching Area.

Thank jimmyWollongong
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the trip to see you can’t go inside the lighthouse but it has a great view of the ocean and beach along the coast line.parking area is very small so hope for the best or wait for a spot. We seen Whale in October...More

Thank vince a
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has spectacular views of the coastline & beaches. Very windy though & can get cool. Great for pics!

Thank bombergirlcorinne
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful coastal walk to reach the lighthouse.amazing views across the ocean. Perhaps a little more information about the history would be nice

Thank Toni S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a short walk up the stairs too the light house spectacular view of the area could see the dolphins swimming around: don’t forget your binoculars and camera or phone for a picture .

Thank _tbo666134
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful spot in its own right with an amazing view of both the beach and the ocean, we were also lucky enough to see whales breaching which was amazing! Easy to get to and provides a great view of the beach. We also saw...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whales everywhere (in the ocean). We spent ages watching the whales. It can get windy so bring a jacket. All it needs is a few more seats and some public toilets. Car parking might help too.

Thank holden4100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tiniest light house ever. Amazing views and could even see whales in the distance. Easy to access also.

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