Want to try something different? You may not know this, but Parks Victoria looks after a few lighthouses along the east coast that are available to book and stay.
Unique places to stay
Try something a little different.
The perfect place to witness the Prom’s rugged coastal environment while staying in self-contained dormitory-style or private cabin accommodation. The Lightstation can only be reached on foot (minimum 19.1km one way). The walk is challenging (5-6 hours), requiring a high level of fitness.
Situated deep within Croajingolong National Park, the Point Hicks Lighthouse now offers a unique holiday experience for those who want to stay in one of the keepers cottages, which are now comfortable, self-contained holiday accommodation.
The Shearers Quarters is an historic self-contained cottage nestled in the remote heart of Murray-Sunset National Park. It is a great place to get away from it all and enjoy the serenity of the bush
Gabo Island offers a unique accommodation experience in the Assistant Light Keeper’s residence, featuring three bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry and bathroom, with all linen provided.
There are cabins in the reserve which are fully self-contained and sleep up to five people. The cabins are not accessible for wheelchairs but may be suitable for visitors who have some limited mobility. Access to the cabins is via a ramp and each cabin has an outside deck that is easy to get to.
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Walk white sandy beaches, swim in cool coastal waters or surf the wild waves of the Southern Ocean.
Whether you’re after a gentle stroll or something long-distance, there are walking trails to suit all levels of fitness and ability.
Journey back in time and visit some of the historic buildings of post European settlement in Australia, including huts, mansions and lighthouses.
Get up close and personal with some of Australia's shy native wildlife or look up to spot tree-dwelling mammals and flocks of colourful birds,