Canada’s Lighthouses: Carmanah Point Lighthouse

Carmannah Point Lighthouse


BC’s Carmanah Point Light Station is a lighthouse on the southwest coast of Vancouver Island at the entrance from the Pacific Ocean to the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

The Carmanah Point Light Station was established in 1891. The first light was built of wood and was attached to the keeper’s housing. The present tower was built in 1920 of concrete and remains in operation. 


Latitude 48° 36″ 41′
Longitude -124° 45″ 4′
Format DD DMS
Body of water Pacific Ocean
Height Above Water 0 feet

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Have you visited this lighthouse or cruised the waters in the Strait of Juan de Fuca?
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Terri Hodgson


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