Map showing Cape Brett Lighthouse

Ticket Information:

Visit the historic lighthouse, cottage and settlement ruins at Cape Brett, at the entrance to the Bay of Islands. Fully installed on the 21st of February 1910, the lighthouse was manned until 1978 when it was equipped with an automated light.

Accommodation is available at the lighthouse keepers cottage providing visitors with an idea of what it was like to live as a lighthouse keeper in this remote site. Accommodation costs: $12 per night for adults; $6 per night for children under 15 years.

Cape Brett is of particular spiritual and traditional importance to local and Northland Maori.

For access details, see the website or contact the Russell Visitor Centre, phone 09 403 9005.

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