We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
group day outing

Small group enjoyed use of the cottage for day outing. Great to be able to have secure area and all... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Heather S

Just half an hour from Whyalla, beautiful beach, great nature walk, and swimming, shacks and really... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Whyalla, Australia
Read all 27 reviews
All photos (11)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“light house”(6 reviews)
“the cottages”(3 reviews)
“cuttlefish”(3 reviews)
End of Port Bonython Road, Whyalla, South Australia 5600, Australia
Reviews (27)
Filter reviews
27 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews light house the cottages cuttlefish beautiful location rocky shore lovely spot gas outing boating refinery kangaroos santos ocean bay views
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 27 reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Small group enjoyed use of the cottage for day outing. Great to be able to have secure area and all amenities for a BBQ lunch, and short walk to the beach and lighthouse.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Just half an hour from Whyalla, beautiful beach, great nature walk, and swimming, shacks and really beautiful scenery, the light house is magnificent and you can also book and stay in the light house cottages

Thank 864hello
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Great little outing with the kids. On the eastern side of the light house are quite a few rocks which (when the tide is out) make fun to look for crabs hiding. The kids really enjoyed it. Its only about 30 minutes from Whyalla. We...More

Thank dntrip
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Very pretty spot, lovely views and an interesting drive along the coast, must bring a fishing rod next time!!

Thank mitchelladelaide
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Coming from port augusta - turn off at the big Whyalla sign 10kms out, over the train tracks and let the highway lead you to Whyalla's hidden slice of paradise.. most tourists miss this as they are unaware it exists. Don't be scared off by...More

1  Thank EmilieP01
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is possibly an experience most people miss and they shouldn't. Take the turnoff to Port Bonython on the eastern side of the Lincoln Highway, about 9klms north of the Whyalla Visitors Centre. You'll like the originality of the lighthouse and the feeling of isolation....More

1  Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful location with stunning scenery. On the drive up lighthouse drive in the bush to the left we 16+ kangaroos sunning themselves then when you get to the end you take a beautiful stroll to the lighthouse with breathtaking views of the lighthouse itself,...More

Thank Schmitt1593011
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

A visit to Point Lowly Lighthouse won't disappoint especially the avid photographer or romantic! Brilliant sunsets, crisp clear starry midnight skies, will take your breath away. One of the most photogenic lighthouses I have ever photographed with the vivid blue sea and sky backdrops and...More

Thank Ettadallas1432
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lovely spot, quiet, ideal for boating and fishing. Access for swimming might be difficult due to heaps of pebbles/rocks on the beach. Nature at its best.

Thank Martine H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Nice spot with good views. I couldn't find a site for the cottages - you can stay out there in the cottages which are some of the oldest buildings in the area. Good value for money though be aware it's basic - bring your own...More

Thank ChicaSmile
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 nearby hotels
Foreshore Motor Inn
103 reviews
11.92 miles away
Whyalla Country Inn Motel
3 reviews
13.05 miles away
Alexander Motel
100 reviews
13.12 miles away
Airport Whyalla Motel
4 reviews
14.36 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 31 nearby restaurants
Tandoori Guru
60 reviews
12.48 miles away
Little Orange Van On The Foreshore
6 reviews
12.72 miles away
101 reviews
14.49 miles away
The Watersedge Restaurant
102 reviews
11.92 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 19 nearby attractions
Hummock Hill Lookout
86 reviews
11.57 miles away
Port Pirie RSL Museum
60 reviews
18.24 miles away
Wirrabara Forest
6 reviews
25.28 miles away
Melrose Heritage Museum
19 reviews
26.29 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Point Lowly Lighthouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines