brief history ...
The lighthouse was built in 1955 on Henry Head, a headland on the north side of the entrance to Botany Bay, next to a coastal battery. The Endeavour Lighthouse is still active.
- cylindrical masonry tower, painted white
- focal plane 27 m (87 ft)
- character: red light, 2 s on, 1 s off. 4 m (13 ft)
- coordinates: lat 33° 59.9' South; long = 151° 14.3' East
: The lighthouse is named after Captain Cook's flagship, Endeavour.
tourist information ...
How to get there
can take you to La Pérouse from Circular Quay.
Endeavour Lighthouse is accessible by a short walk from the La Pérouse Museum
Operator: Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Site manager: Department of Environment and Climate Change
Hours of Operation
Site open 24/7, but the tower closed.