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Name: North Sand Bluff Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Edward, , South Africa

Location: North of Umtamvuna River, KwaZulu Natal (Natal South Coast).

Managing Organization:
National Ports Authority


Guided tours of the light station are available. There is a gift shop and a coffee shop on the site.

Tower Height: 72

Height of Focal Plane: 125

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical concrete tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1968

Date Present Tower Built: 1999

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

There is an exhibition at the light station established by the Portuguese community on the maritime history of the area.

Nearby Lodging: There are two self-catering cottages at the light station, accommodating four persons each. Email for more information.

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