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Cape Nelson

Cape Nelson Lightstation

Cape Nelson Lightstation is just 10 minutes drive from Portland. It is a white-painted bluestone tower and 2 residences built in the early 1880's.

Accommodation: A choice of three buildings, each providing comfortable accommodation for up to 16 people, with their own bathroom and kitchen.

$90 per nght for 5 people peak season, $70 off-peak $10 per extra person per day.
* As at June 1998

Tours: Lighthouse tours daily 10am and 4pm

Heather and John McNeil
Cape Nelson Lightstation
Tel: 03 55235100
Mob: 0428 311718

Technical / Historical Details
Nearest Town Portland  Height - Elevation 24.1m (79ft) - 75.0m (246ft) 
Lat/Long: 3825.8 14132.5  Lantern  
Construction White stone tower  Lens Chance 4th order 
Built 1884  Character Fl.(4)W. period 20s ?. 0.1s, ec. 2.5s fl. 0.1s, ec. 2.5s fl. 0.1s, ec. 2.5s fl. 0.1s, ec.  
First Lit   Range NM 21W  
Automated 1995     
De-activated   Open Yes 
Architect   Access Road 
Reference 8064 K 2136  Accommodation Yes 
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