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Name: Obrestad Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Obrestad, , Norway

Location: SW coast of Norway.

Click to enlarge: Photo   
Photo: Ronald Wöhrn

Managing Organization:
Coast Directorate/Hå Kommune


Contact Address Information:
Hå Kulturkontor, Postboks 24
4368 Varhaug

Tower Height: 53

Height of Focal Plane: 128

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 30 seconds.

Description of Tower: Square white granite tower with red lantern, attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1873

Date Present Tower Built: 1950

Date Automated: 1991

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, useum, overnight accommodations.

Open To Public? Yes.

There is a museum with exhibits on sea rescue operations along the Jær coast. The museum is open Sundays all year, also weekday afternoons in July.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Nearby Lodging: Overnight accommodations are available at the lighthouse. Phone: Hå T: +47 51 43 61 50

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