Visit the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse and take part in a tour, exploring the lighthouse lantern and admiring the spectacular views over the entrance to Port Phillip Heads and along the coast to Ocean Grove and Cape Schanck.
Visitors will discover stories of the notorious rip which makes this harbour entrance so dangerous, find out about the sea pilots and discover the history of the area’s lighthouses and shipwrecks.
Tours are conducted at Point Lonsdale Lighthouse by the volunteers of Queenscliffe Maritime Museum Inc by arrangement with the Port of Melbourne Corporation.
General public tours to the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse are available on Sundays, 9:30am until 1:00pm.
Tours take half an hour and visitors should be fit enough to climb 120 steps.
Children must be at least five years old (95 centimetres tall) to tour the lighthouse. Appropriate footwear required and safety conditions apply.
Bookings are recommended as maximum eight people per tour.