Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

West Coast Australia

Wild and windy Cape Leeuwin, where the Indian and Southern Oceans meet, is the most southwesterly point in Australia. It takes its name from a Dutch ship that passed here in 1622. The lighthouse (1896), WA's tallest, offers magnificent views of the coastline. Whale-watching opportunities abound in the migration season. There is a good cafe on-site too.

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