Whale Dreaming Festival 2014

Whale Dreaming Festival 2014

Where: NHLH

When: Sunday 7 July, 2014

Time: 10am to 2pm

Tour Hours

Tours will not be available at the Light House on Thursday 2 January, Sunday 5 January and Tuesday 7 January 2014.
We apologise for any inconvenience.

THE NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE – ONE HUNDRED AND TENTH ANNIVERSARY

The iconic Norah Head Lighthouse will be 110 years old in November and is looking great. Currently listed on the NSW State Heritage Inventory Register because it was the last colonial built Lighthouse in NSW, completed in 1903.

The Lighthouse is a fully functioning Lighthouse and a recognizable beacon to all shipping along the coast.

The Norah Head Lighthouse won Gold in the 2013 QantasLink Hunter & Central Coast Awards for Excellence in Tourism in August and is a Finalist in the NSW Tourism Awards to be held in November.

To celebrate this Birthday Event – four very special tours of the Lighthouse and surrounds will be part of the celebration.

The tours will include the WWII Memorial, a special history update on the site itself, shipwrecks, pioneers, Aboriginals of the area, flora and fauna, whale migration, the heritage Signal and Semaphore Flags and Flag Locker, included is also a tour of the Head Light keeper’s Quarters.

Duration of the tour will be approx 1½ hours.

TOUR TIMES:
FRIDAY 15 November: 10am and 1pm
SATURDAY 16 November: 10am and 1pm

All Adults: $20.00
Children over 5 years: $10.00 – Children under 5 unable to join the tour

The maximum number of people on each tour will number only 16.

Bookings for this very special event can be made online at norahheadlighthouse.com.au or by contacting Central Coast Tourism on 1300 132 975.

Do not miss these tours, they will be conducted by very knowledgeable, experienced and friendly tour guides who daily conduct the tours of the Lighthouse Tower, it is a unique opportunity to participate in the unique history of the Norah Head Headland.

International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend

August 17 & 18 marks the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. On the weekend, Westlakes Amateur Radio Club will be transmitting from Norah Head Lighthouse to other Lighthouses around the world, communicating with other broadcasters at lighthouses and light vessels around the globe with the objective of fostering international relations.
 
The Lighthouse Trust and Friends groups will be able to use this day to raise awareness of their work and involvement in the preservation of the history of lightkeeping. The public is welcome to come and view the broadcasts and tours of the historic Norah Head Lighthouse will be running all weekend.
 
Book your tour for the weekend or just head to the Lighthouse.

Whale Dreamers Festival, Sunday 7th July, 10am to 2pm

  • Whale Talks (+Sightings) Jeannie Lawson,
  • Live Music
  • Guest Speakers
  • Marine Conservation Displays,
  • Variety of food stalls and refreshments
  • Lighthouse open for Tours
  • Bring a picnic, your family and friends.

Further Information:  Nikki Freeman 041 520 887

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