Australian Maritime Safety Authority
This is the westernmost lighthouse in Australia. Dirk Hartog Island, named for a Dutch East India Company captain who landed there in 1616, is part of the Shark Bay Marine Park. Access to this site is extremely difficult.
Tower Height: 49
Height of Focal Plane: 127
Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds.
Description of Tower: Conical, unpainted concrete tower with white lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1910
Date Present Tower Built: 1910
Date Automated: 1917
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.