After exploring the lower level of Macquarie Lighthouse, you will ascend 100 steps to the lantern room and, from there, access a balcony for a breathtaking panoramic view of Sydney Harbour and the Pacific Ocean (and a selfie opportunity that will make you the envy of friends and family).
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Tickets are $5 per adult, $3 per child (12 & under) and $3 per concession/senior. Family passes (2 adults, 2 children) are $13.
[NOTE: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are unable to run the regular Macquarie Lighthouse tour day in February. We hope to resume offering this tour at the end of April, with bookings open on 1 April.]
As a registered COVID Safe business, we require ticketholders to visit the Service NSW website, upon arrival at the tour meeting point, and scan a QR code to ensure a COVID Safe check-in.
[Note: When you check in, only the tour location and the time of visit is recorded. This information is stored for 28 days and only for the purpose of contact tracing, if necessary.]
To comply with the NSW Government’s COVID-19 public health orders, we are limiting the number of people per tour. Currently, we are permitting 10 people per tour. Further, members of each group must ensure they:
Although this is an all-ages tour, people under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Further, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are advised that the tour contains stories (and may contain images and/or visuals) of deceased people.
This tour involves climbing 100 steps to the lantern room, and it is not suitable for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. A good level of fitness and mobility is required and it is not suitable for those with heart or breathing conditions.
Suitable walking shoes, a sunhat and wet weather gear (if needed).
Tours will proceed regardless of weather conditions except in the event of extreme weather.
For information about getting to Macquarie Lightstation, including by public transport, see: Visit Macquarie Lightstation. This webpage also contains information on visitor parking and public facilities.
Learn more about Macquarie Lightstation and other heritage sites protected by the Harbour Trust...