Located on an 1848 historical site, just off the Great Ocean Road and 38 minutes' drive from Apollo Bay, Cape Otway Lightstation features stunning views of the Southern Ocean.

Cape Otway Lightstation offers a variety of accommodations options, including the Lightkeepter's B&B suites or the fully self-contained Lighthouse Lodge. The Lightstation Studio has stunning views of the light station from your room.

The houses have have fully equipped kitchens and wood fireplaces, while the B&B suites and the studio each have a bar fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster, crockery and cutlery.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Cape Otway Lightstation has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 23, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Cape Otway Lightstation
Escape to Cape Otway Lightstation and enjoy the slow paced life experiencing the tranquillity of a world-class destination, with stunning views of the Southern Ocean and Australia’s most important lighthouse. We offer a variety of accommodation including the Lightkeeper’s B&B (great for a short getaway) or our fully self contained Lighthouse Lodge (excellent for larger groups). Our Lightstation Studio is great for a romantic weekend away with stunning views of the Lightstation from you room. Property features include full kitchens and wood fires in the houses and our B&B suites and the Studio have a bar fridge, microwave, kettle & toaster, crockery & cutlery. Please visit our website for important information on the operating hours of the Lightstation Heritage Precinct and cafe. On days the precinct is closed, a morning Lighthouse Climb is provided for our accommodation guests. Please read your confirmation and pre-arrival email carefully for information on how to check in and to help plan your trip. Stay for a day or for a week to experience the highlights of Cape Otway, the Great Ocean Road, Twelve Apostles and the iconic Great Ocean Walk,
Be a part of real living history, step back in time to experience life in the 1800's at the Lightstation. Explore the iconic Great Ocean Walk, directly on our doorstep.
Once the sun begins to go down you truely see the real Cape Otway. Wallbies, Koalas & Kangaroo's can be often seen roaming the site so keep and eye out for these wild animals in there native habitat.
Language spoken: English
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Johanna Beach
    9.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Casalingo Restaurant
    18.6 miles
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Amenities of Cape Otway Lightstation
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Toaster
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hiking Off-site
Media & Technology
  • DVD player
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
No internet access available.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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3:00 PM - 10:00 PM


5:00 AM - 10:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 17 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cape Otway Lightstation accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

WiFi is available during the day at the Cafe from 10:00 to 16:00. Telstra only mobile reception is available at various points around the site.

There is no TV reception or WiFi in the rooms, but a limited selection of DVDs, jigsaw puzzles, games and books are available.

Please note that Cape Otway Lightstation does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Cape Otway Lightstation of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Cape Otway Lightstation

  • Room options at Cape Otway Lightstation include:

    • Suite
    • Vacation Home
    • Studio

  • Cape Otway Lightstation offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • Check-in at Cape Otway Lightstation is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Cape Otway Lightstation is 800 feet from the center of Cape Otway.

  • The prices at Cape Otway Lightstation may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.