The track to Point Hicks Lightstation commences at the carpark near the
Lightstation Reserve gate, 3km past the Thurra River Camp Ground. Walkers
can follow the access track along the shoreline past Honeymoon Bay, a
terrific spot for swimming. The track then climbs through Tea Tree and
Banksia Woodlands to the Lightstation and to the promontory first sighted
by Lt Hicks on board Captain Cook's Endeavour in 1770.
The concrete tower and 2 timber residences were completed in 1890. A
feature of the light tower is its cast iron spiral staircase. Tours are
run daily at 1pm.
The 2 light keeper's cottages each with 8 beds are available for hire.
Meals are also available if booked in advance. Tariff as at June 1998 -
$860-1040 per week, $160-$190 per night, for up to 8 people. Point Hicks
is an hours drive from Cann River which is 450km from Melbourne.
Point Hicks Lightstation Office - 03 5158 4268
Friends of Point Hicks Lighthouse
PO Box 122 Cann River 3890
Parks Victoria Ranger Cathy Zwick 03 5158 6324