Macquarie lighthouse

Lighthouse
1880 -

Greenway-designed lighthouse built of local stone on South Head and opened in 1818.

Milestone
Constructed
1816 - 1818
Position
1816
1822
Type

Macquarie lighthouse

,
2008

Early colonial Sydney relied on the safe arrival of ships bringing goods and supplies into the harbor and the construction of lighthouses has a long history. Today a Sydney landmark, the Macquarie lighthouse still stands proud and tall against the dramatic beauty of South Head.