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Name: North Sand Bluff Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Edward, , South Africa

Location: North of Umtamvuna River, KwaZulu Natal (Natal South Coast).

Managing Organization:
National Ports Authority

Website: http://www.npa.co.za/salato/North%20Sand%20Bluff.htm

Notes:
Guided tours of the light station are available. There is a gift shop and a coffee shop on the site.

Tower Height: 72

Height of Focal Plane: 125

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical concrete tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1968

Date Present Tower Built: 1999

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

Museum?
There is an exhibition at the light station established by the Portuguese community on the maritime history of the area.

Nearby Lodging: There are two self-catering cottages at the light station, accommodating four persons each. Email salato@npa.co.za for more information.

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