Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 27
Height of Focal Plane: 79
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 5 seconds, visible for 20 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, wooden square pyramidal tower with red trim.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1928
Date Present Tower Built: 1928
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The lighthouse is at the southeastern point of the Ile du Havre aux Maisons, in the area known as Butte Ronde. From Highway 199 northbound take the Chemin de la Pointe Basse, then the Chemin des Echoueries; from Highway 1999 southbound, take the Chemin de la Dune du Sud, then the Chemin des Montants and the Chemin des Echoueries. If driving, the best way to reach the Magdalen Islands is by car ferry from Souris, Prince Edward Island. For details, see www.ilesdelamadeleine.com/ctma/madeleine_2.htm. Air Alliance (an Air Canada connector) offers air service from Montreal, Quebec City and other locations. (Thanks to Michel Forand.)