Cape Capricorn Lighthouse - Getting There

Cape Capricorn Lighthouse latitude 23°99.9" south, longitude 151°14.9" east is located on the Tropic of Capricorn 35km north of Gladstone.

Getting to Gladstone

By Road

534km on the Bruce Highway from Brisbane.

By Rail

Queensland Tilt Train.

By Air

Regular Flights available from Australian capital cities to Gladstone with Qantas.

By Bus / Coach


Transfer between Gladstone and Cape Capricorn Lighthouse

By Boat

Approximately 2 hours - Departs from Gladstone Marina - times and schedules are negotiated with hosts and are affected by weather and tide conditions.

Own Boat

Some visitors choose to arrange their own methods of transfer. Safe anchorage is available in and around the lighthouse, however full insurance is recommended.

By Helicopter

Approximately 20mins - Australian Helicopters operate scenic transfers between Gladstone Airport and Cape Capricorn Lighthouse on demand during daylight hours. Helicopters carry a maximum of 6 people and baggage and weight allowances apply. These transfers are co-ordinated with the hosts to ensure that optimum use of helicopter is in place. More info at Australian Helicopters.

By Ferry

Approximately 3 hours Departs Gladstone Marina on demand and can be used for large Corporate Groups or Family Groups. More info at Curtis Ferry Services.