Green Cape Lighthouse

Download & Print Map and Notes

15 mins

544 m Return

5 m

Easy track
This walk is a short and easy stroll to the magnificent Green Cape Lighthouse. The walk heads along the fence line, passing the lighthouse’s many heritage buildings, before coming to the gate of the lighthouse. Guided Lighthouse tours operate Thursday to Monday at 1pm and 3pm. The lighthouse is a fantastic building representing some of the nautical history of the area.

Maps for the Green Cape Lighthouse walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Narrabarba 1:25 000 Map Series 88232N NARRABARBA NSW-88232N
Green Cape 1:100 000 Map Series 8923 GREEN CAPE 8923

Cross sectional view of the Green Cape Lighthouse bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Green Cape Lighthouse

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 544 m
Time 15 mins

Grade 2/6

Easy track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


This whole walk, 270m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 270m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


This whole walk, 270m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 270m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 270m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 270m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Green Cape Lighthouse walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Green Cape Lighthouse walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Green Cape Lighthouse walk starts and ends at the Green Cape Lighthouse Car Park (gps: -37.259552, 150.04795)
Your main transport option to Green Cape Lighthouse Car Park is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the South Coast weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)