If you love remote and intimate camping, far from the crowds, you'll love the dramatic coastal setting of Saltwater Creek campground in Ben Boyd National Park, on the far south coast. Not far from Eden, it's the perfect getaway for nature-loving campers keen to escape the hustle and bustle of the modern world. Once you've set up the tent ... Visit website for more info...
Perched on the edge of a peninsula, the beautifully restored keepers cottages offer heritage accommodation with fireplaces and expansive coastal vistas from the verandas.
There are three cottages available for rent. Cottages One and Two each sleep a maximum of five people with their own bathroom and a shared kitchen. Cottage Three sleeps a maximum of eight people, and has its own kitchen and bathroom. Take a guided tour of the lighthouse, traverse part of the Light to Light walk or explore the surrounding National Park.
Green Cape is an exent place to watch whales, dolphins and seals. Take in stunning views and keep an eye out for bandicoots, wombats or the elusive ground parrot - they're often seen or heard nearby. Enjoy the isolation of this heritage listed property nestled within Australia's Coastal Wilderness.
The Green Cape Lighthouse was the first cast concrete lighthouse tower in Australia. At 29 metres it is the state's second tallest light.
The lightstation is situated on a point of land projecting from Ben Boyd National Park, 22 kilometres south of Two Fold Bay, Eden. It is the southernmost lighthouse in New South Wales.
Problems occurred during construction when a 6 metre white clay belt was discovered forcing the foundation to be dug to 9 metres altogether.
The original Chance Brothers revolving lantern was fuelled by kerosene and mantle, and produced 100,000 candelas for a radius of 34km.
The light was electrified in 1962 and upgraded to 1,000,000 candelas in 1967.
The tower has since been replaced by the latest automated steel lattice skeleton tower with a solar powered light....