Robe Obelisk

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

The Robe Obelisk stands proudly on the point of Cape Dombey and was constructed by local builder George Shivas at a cost of £230 in 1855. The Obelisk was used to create a landmark to navigate the entrance into Guichen Bay and to store rocket fired lifesaving equipment for stricken ships.

Later it assisted passing ships with navigation, standing at a height of 12 metres it is easily visible 20 kilometres out to sea. In 1862, after complaints by the Captains that the then white Obelisk was difficult to differentiate from Long Beach’s white sand hills, it was repainted in alternate red and white bands.

*Park at Old Goal and walk to view the Obelisk.

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Carpark Coach Parking Family Friendly Pet Friendly

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