Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 56
Height of Focal Plane: 102
Characteristic and Range: 3 white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 20 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White hexagonal tower with red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1871
Date Present Tower Built: 1960s
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
From the village of Havre-Aubert, follow the Chemin du Bassin to the lighthouse (about 2.5 miles). 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.)