Completed in 1849, the original 20-metre (66 ft) Wadjemup Lighthouse (also known as Rottnest Island Light Station) was Western Australia's first stone lighthouse and was built to provide a safer sailing passage for ships to Fremantle Port and the Swan River Colony.
Day 2 of Rottnest island were we saw our uncle and went to a lighthouse. Music Moment by Maxwell Young https://soundcloud.com/maxwell_young.
Lighthouse Tours. There are two lighthouses situated on Rottnest Island. Wadjemup Lighthouse Tour. Located at the centre of the Island, you can get to the Wadjemup Lighthouse by bike (15 minute ride), bus or get there by foot via the Wadjemup Walk Trail. www.rottnestisland.com
Guides conduct tours covering the History of the Settlement, the Quokka, World War II Guns & Tunnels and Wadjemup Lighthouse. A greater variety of activities and tours are conducted during school holidays and by special request. www.rvga.asn.au