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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$125.50*
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Another must visit spot on the island

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
GrumpsDC
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Thank Antgould
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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 19 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 7 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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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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 

Ellenbrook
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

For what you pay to tour the Lighthouse I really don't think it's value for money at all. And as it is also run by volunteers, who I must say do a fantastic job, I think it is another example of greed once again on Rottness Island. It wasn't busy there at all despite the number of people around and... More 

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

Dear Stephen, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We agree, the friendly Volunteer Guides are great and they'll be very happy to receive such positive feedback. A large part of the proceeds from the lighthouse and Oliver Hill Gun & Tunnels tours go to the Department of Heritage and Conservation and are used for the maintenance... More 

Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Fine spot on Rottnest Island. Very nice lighthouse - and great views in all directions. Think it's one of the highest points on the island. Easy to get to by the hop-on hop-off bus. And plenty of Quokkas.

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

Thank you for your review Henning. Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the magnificent views from Wadjemup Lighthouse. Did you know that from the top of the lighthouse you get to see both WWII 9.2 inch guns when you turn towards Oliver Hill in the south? We hope to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards, Rottnest Island More 

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