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Fingal Head Lighthouse

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Address: Fingal Head, New South Wales, Australia
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Easy walk to good views

probably one of the easiest lighthouses to walk to - just about anyone could make it from any approach. The views are great - either along the beaches to the north and south or... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
jays094
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Brisbane
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

probably one of the easiest lighthouses to walk to - just about anyone could make it from any approach. The views are great - either along the beaches to the north and south or out to sea - if your nearby its worth the stroll

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a walk to wear the kids out. Great views, but the first part of the track was pretty sandy - the steps on the last part are good. Once you get to the light house, it's only little but cute. My 3 year old was disappointed we couldn't go inside and climb to the top... The cliff drops... More 

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Thank Ricky E
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lighthouses are really awesome. They have a lot of history & are always painted white. Don't konw if it was working at night cause we had a few drinks & I went to sleep. Good views !

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Thank Steve D
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

2 friends and I stayed at the Fingal Caravan Park in one of their island cabins for 4 nights five days. It was a lovely cabin that had a queen size bed in one room and a single bed plus a set of bunk beds (slept 5 all up). It was directly facing the beach, right next door to the... More 

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Thank Stampswobbly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to visit. Easy walk to the lighthouse- mostly bush path and board walk/stairs. So worth anything for the views. Today we spotted two pods of dolphins swimming just offshore. Was spectacular. We went to dreamtime beach- was there at 9am. We were the only ones there for an hour or so. Left the lighthouse carpark at 10.30/11 and... More 

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Thank Rebecca F
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place,nice views. Great for both a short time visit and for spending the whole day on the beach. Take photos near the lighthouse,on the unusual natural cliff island, meat iguanas and beautiful birds. Romantic and suitable for families.

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Thank Regina F
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Climbing up to the lighthouse from Fingal is a short pleasant walk that rewards with glorious views across the foreshore and the long beach. Very much worth a visit when in the area...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Accidentally drove to the post shop to buy ice cream and found the road name "lighthouse PDE". This alerted me to see the lighthouse. The little lighthouse standing there after a short walk has already been a nice scene, but surprised me more when I walked down the hill to see the columnar basalt, a miniature of the N. Ireland... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Take the time to check out this lighthouse. It's not the most remarkable lighthouses, but the views are to die for. Well worth the walk to see it.

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Thank MyOwnOpinion21
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Very close to Coolangatta, Fingal Head with its little light House and amazing rock formations is really worth a visit. A very pleasant drive out of Tweed Heads allows you to approach the point by driving along the south bank of the Tweed River so affords some great views. The walk from the parking area to the light house and... More 

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