Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 45
Height of Focal Plane: 131
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 3 seconds; range 10 miles.
Description of Tower: White octagonal tower with a red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1905
Date Present Tower Built: 1905
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
The island is protected, and permission to visit must be obtained from the Ministry of the Environment at Grosse-Ile; phone: 418-985-3595. 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.