Bermuda Department of Marine and Ports
Contact Address Information:
P. O. Box 2765
City of Hamilton
This is among the world's oldest cast iron lighthouses.
Tower Height: 133
Height of Focal Plane: 354
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds; range 26 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White conical cast iron tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1846
Date Present Tower Built: 1846
Date Automated: 1964
Optics: First order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation, tea room and gift shop.
Open To Public? Yes.
Gibbs Hill Lighthouse is open to visitors every day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is a tea room and gift shop next to the lighthouse.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!
Keepers: J.J. Cowen (1858-1861), J. St.John Cowen (1909-1939), A. Greenslade (1939-?), Rudolph Howard Cowen (1946-1968)