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Went here with my husband for a look & were blown away by the view (& the wind 不不不 it was a... read more

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Umina Beach, Australia
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Nice lighthouse

The Tacking Point lighthouse is a nice small lighthouse. At one time it had a keepers house along... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Courtenay, Canada
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6581 8000
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Tacking Point Lighthouse is located approximately 8km from Central Port Macquarie near the end of Lighthouse Beach. The Lighthouse itself is the third oldest within Australia and there is some interesting history to read on the information plaque. There are great views from the...More

3  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Well, it's a lighthouse, you can see the sea, and sand - what more can one expect? It might be "famous" but ...

2  Thank SteveandDD
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All reviews light house limited parking rotary club see whales whale watching beautiful spot short drive in season great viewing spot whales coastal views worth the trip pod of dolphins well worth the visit ocean lookout beaches
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here with my husband for a look & were blown away by the view (& the wind 不不不 it was a windy day) the views are Amazing you can see right along Lighthouse Beach & as far as Nth Haven, there is plenty of...More

Thank Anniewhatto
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Tacking Point lighthouse is a nice small lighthouse. At one time it had a keepers house along side of it but all that remains is the foundation. A few plagues explain the history and I found it very informative. Not much parking but the...More

Thank Smoltman
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautifully looked after and well maintained. Views are amazing. Would have liked to have a look inside though.

Thank Gaye L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place to rest and enjoy the sea views. And we watched a large pod of dolphins playing in the bay.

Thank cliffh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to view from - fantastic view towards lake cathie and beyond - best place to see whales - we love going there before school with hot choc and coffee to watch the dolphins play

Thank 13wendy13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the walk from city center and it took around 2h. It is very nice trail and view from the lighthouse is remarkable. I couldnt see sank ship as it was very windy but still I can recommend it.

Thank xxkoko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome views... the bumpy Plomer road trip (you definitely need a four-wheel drive) was well worth it...Loved the billabongs along the track ... the water lilies were in full bloom...

Thank Rosanna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spending there a few hours can take all your bad thoughts away. A short walk down to the beach where you can sit on the rocks and just watch the waves where sometimes ... and we have seen quite a lot of dolphins, probably whales...More

Thank Whiteefrog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic view of the ocean, with a great beach and great rock outcrops and rock pools within walking distance. We were entertained by a Sea hawk hunting it's prey. Worth a look.

Thank timothyg346
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic beach. Have visited here over the years a few times and always love it. This time for a wedding. We travelled in from overseas and really get a sense of Australia at this spot. Saw Whales and Dolphins too. Swim between the flags though....More

Thank Stoutsurfer
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Balaji G
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Response from Ann0259 | Reviewed this property |
As far as i know as it is not gated or anything