Cape Willoughby Lightstation Heritage Circuit
  • Length: 1.9km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 2706 Cape Willoughby Rd, Willoughby

  • End: 2706 Cape Willoughby Rd, Willoughby

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  • Location: Cape Willoughby Lightstation

  • Distance from state capital: 155 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.841311999

  • Longitude: 138.133402001

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

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Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

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Entry Fee

Ample Parking

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Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

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Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

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Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Cape Willoughby Lightstation Heritage Circuit is a 1.9km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Cape Willoughby Lightstation South Australia. The hike should take approximately 1hrs to complete.


The hike begins from the Visitor Centre beside the lighthouse. The hike costs $3 per person. You can also walk around and explore the lightstation. The Visitor Centre is open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. During spring, summer and autumn school holidays the Visitor Centre is open 7 days a week. When the Visitor Centre is closed, you can still undertake the Heritage Hike by placing the $3 fee in the fee box.

Brochures of the walk can be borrowed from the Visitor Centre. The brochure describes the sites at the 7 marked posts.

GPX file courtesy of Walking SA. File may not contain elevation data and may only represent half the length on return hikes.

Total distance: 2043 m
Max elevation: 58 m
Min elevation: 9 m
Total climbing: 8 m
Total descent: -8 m


For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA