Byron Bay Lighthouse, Byron Bay, NSW


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Cape Byron Light, also called Cape Byron Lightstation, is an active heritage-listed lighthouse and now interpretative centre, interpretative space, maritime museum, administration office, retail building, accommodation, tourist attraction and visitor attraction. It is located at Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales. It was designed by Charles Harding and Cecil W. Darley and built from 1899 to 1901 by Messrs Mitchell & King. It is also known as Cape Byron Lightstation, Byron Bay Lighthouse, Cape Byron Headlan and Cape Byron Headland Reserve. The property is owned by NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. The lighthouse was added to the Commonwealth Heritage List on 22 June 2004. It was also added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 22 February 2019. The lighthouse and surrounding buildings were added to the Register of the National Estate on 21 October 1980. Cape Byron Light is Australia’s most powerful lighthouse, with a light intensity of 2,200,000 cd. Cape Byron, the easternmost point of the mainland of Australia, is approximately 3 kilometres northeast of the town of Byron Bay.