Wollongong Head Lighthouse

South Coast NSW

The larger and newer of Wollongong's two lighthouses, this 25m concrete tower is still active. Picnic benches close by on the grassy headland, and photogenic lookout points, encourage lingering.

The headland is the site of former military barracks, and it was once a stockade for convict labourers tasked with constructing Wollongong's first harbour.

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