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National Parks + Reserves

Cape Schanck Lighthouse Reserve

Things to do
- Visit the lighthouse museum
- Take a guided tour of the historic lighthouse
- See some of the best coastal scenery near Melbourne when you follow the Bushrangers Bay Nature Walk (allow two hours)
- Take a walk to the tip of Cape Schanck and see Pulpit Rock and spectacular basalt cliffs
- Enjoy your lunch at The Pines Picnic Area, where there are electric barbecues
- Observe marine life in the rock pools

The Cape Schanck Lighthouse has served shipping since 1859. It was built from dressed limestone and sandstone and is significant because the original mechanisms are still in place.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.

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Cape Schanck Road
Cape Schanck Victoria 3939
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VISIT MORNINGTON PENINSULA acknowledge's the Bunurong / BoonWurrung people, the Traditional Custodians of these lands and waters. We pay our deepest respect to Elders past, present and emerging.