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Name: Tasman Island Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Hobart, , Australia

Location: Tasman Peninsula, Tasman Island, near Storm Bay, southeastern Tasmania.

Managing Organization:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority/Tasman National Park


This is one of the world's highest lighthouses. A lens from this lighthouse is at the National Maritime Museum in Sydney. The lighthouse is located within Tasman National Park.

Tower Height: 95

Height of Focal Plane: 905

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 7.5 seconds, visible for 39 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1906

Date Present Tower Built: 1906

Date Automated: 1976

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Access is extremely difficult; the lighthouse is best seen from the air.

Keepers: George Johnston (c. 1920)

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