Tacking Point Lighthouse

Tacking Point Lighthouse, Port Macquarie: Address, Phone Number, Tacking Point Lighthouse Reviews: 4.5/5

Tacking Point Lighthouse
4.5
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1993Kiwi
Sydney, Australia296 contributions
Australia's 13th Oldest Lighthouse
Nov. 2021
Such a beautiful lighthouse! The view around it is also incredible. You can either walk up from town [would take a few hours] or drive there. There's parking next to it, but a few stairs are up to the lighthouse. The remains of the lighthouse keepers cottage is also there. You can also access the small beach from here. It can be quite windy, so I would recommend a jacket. Definitely add this to your itinerary if you're in the area!
Written 15 November 2021
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regalfiddle
48 contributions
Stunning Scenery
Jul. 2021
This is a must-see if you are visiting Port Macquarie. If you are lucky, you might see a pod of whales swimming. Make sure you bring a jacket, it is very windy.
Written 25 July 2021
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Eric K
Melbourne, Australia299 contributions
Great viewpoint
Jun. 2021
If you are up to the challenge you can walk 9kms from town centre (in about 2 hours) we chickened out and drove there and we loved the extensive and elevated views. If you are lucky you can see whales migrating, we didn't see them but loved the views.
Written 6 July 2021
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Sue H
Sydney, Aust3,957 contributions
Stunning Views from here
May 2021
Tacking Point Lighthouse is an icon in Port Macquarie. You can park fairly close, but there is a few steps at the end to get right to the lighthouse. Stunning views of the Port Macquarie coast line. You can also get access to Lighthouse Beach from here.
Written 24 June 2021
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ptrabant
Cronulla, Australia1,001 contributions
Whale watching !
Jun. 2021
Simple lighthouse but we went in whales season and there was quieter a view in the sea off the point , take binoculars . Good views along lighthouse beach and a few places to sit down and watch the whales
Written 18 June 2021
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jane c
Kellyville, Australia79 contributions
Beautiful views
May 2021 • Friends
Great spot for looking out into the horizon extremely windy no matter when you go. Also be aware there are a number of stairs to climb and not much parking. We were luck enough to spot dolphins and whales on different days.
Written 6 June 2021
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Stephen B
Sydney325 contributions
Nice view
May 2021
Like most lighthouses, it's located on a peninsula high abve the sea. This gives you a great view in all directions. Naturally it was a little windy.

Next to the lighthouse, we saw a man with binoculars on a tripod. He said he was looking for whales and had seen eight already today and 16 yesterday.

Well worth visiting.
Written 23 May 2021
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Oldjack
Greater Melbourne, Australia24,853 contributions
Views Supreme
May 2021
The lighthouse is 'quaint" and was built in 1879 and the thirteenth oldest in Australia at a point identified by both James Cook and Matthew Flinders, the latter naming the place. The views are some of the best you will see both north and south along the coast .
Written 19 May 2021
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LornaGA61
Sydney, Australia11 contributions
Lovely spot
May 2021
The views were great from the lighthouse. And what was exciting was we saw some dolphins frolicking out the sea although they were quite far out.
Written 11 May 2021
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TravelDummy
Sydney, Australia93 contributions
Beautiful
Dec. 2020 • Couples
You have to go here! Stunning views.
Plenty of parking and walk to the beach.
You could carry a picnic and enjoy the view
Written 12 February 2021
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