Friends of the Caloundra Lighthouses

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

There are two lighthouses which have guided tours. Caloundra’s European history is closely linked to the story of the lighthouses, and the two buildings provide evidence of the history of lighthouses from both ends of the time scale.

The 1896 lighthouse was constructed with a timber frame and corrugated iron cladding, a construction type unique to Queensland lighthouses. It was replaced by the 1968 lighthouse. The two sat side by side until 1970 when the old lighthouse was relocated to Golden Beach. It remained there for 29 years. After the Signal Station was decommissioned in the 1990s, the 1896 lighthouse was restored to its original position. It is Caloundra township’s oldest building.

Facilities

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available

Rates

AUD5 adults, children free.
Children need to be accompanied by an adult.

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