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Name: Bustard Head Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Seventeen Seventy (1770), , Australia

Location: About 10 miles north of Seventeen Seventy, Queensland, Coral Sea.

Managing Organization:
Bustard Head Lighthouse Association

Contact Address Information:
PO Box 90
Samford, Queensland

The Bustard Head Lighthouse Association leases this station.

Tower Height: 58

Height of Focal Plane: 336

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: White conical cast-iron tower; lantern dome is red.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Two keepers' houses, outbuildings.

Date Established: 1869

Date Present Tower Built: 1869

Date Automated: 1986

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse is in the Eurimbula National Park. 1770 Environmental Tours operates tours here.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!


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