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Low Head Foghorn Soundings

The Low Head Foghorn, at the mouth of the Tamar River, is a unique piece of Tasmania's maritime history.

The Foghorn was installed in 1929 and decommissioned in 1973. It was restored in early 2000 by a group of volunteers and is sounded each Sunday at noon.
It is the only operational G-type diaphone in the world. The building also houses a very rare Gardner kerosene engine.
Enjoy the beautiful sea views from the headland and feel free to have a chat with the volunteers in attendance every Sunday at noon.

Event dates

Event Details

Address:
399 Low Head Road, Low Head, Tasmania
Times:

12 noon each Sunday

Entry fees:
Free
Attendance limit:
no
Onsite facilities:

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