Point Hicks Lightstation (Point Hicks Lighthouse Reserve)

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Point Hicks Lightstation (Point Hicks Lighthouse Reserve)

The prominent granite headland of Point Hicks was Captain James Cook's first sighting of mainland Australia. Home to the historic lighthouse and surrounded by pristine national park, immerse yourself in history and stay a night at the lighthouse keeper's cottages, join a lighthouse tour or explore the wild coast on foot. 

How to get there

Point Hicks Lightstation (Point Hicks Lighthouse Reserve)

Facilities

Carpark

Need to know

Point Hicks Lightstation (Point Hicks Lighthouse Reserve)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No camping
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No fishing
  • No horses
  • Speed restrictions apply

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
    • Steep track
    • Uneven ground
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Ticks
  • Other warnings
    • Vehicles

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Point Hicks Lightstation Reserve closed due to fire damage

Point Hicks Lightstation Reserve is closed until further notice due to widespread bushfire damage.

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