Sambro Lighthouse was built in 1758. Its tower is 82ft (24.99m) and its light stands 140ft (42.67m) above water level.
This is the oldest functioning lighthouse in the Americas!
Read more: 19 Facts About Sambro Lighthouse
See all the lighthouses in the Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Getting to Sambro Lighthouse
- Body of water: Sambro Channel
- Scenic Route: Halifax/Dartmouth
- Address: Sambro Island Lighthouse, Sambro, Nova Scotia
You can’t drive to Sambro Lighthouse, it requires a boat trip. The Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society usually offers (during the summer) a guided trip to see Sambro Lighthouse.
You can also visit the Sambro Lighthouse Heritage Society on Facebook and check under events.
Getting to Sambro Lighthouse: To find Sambro Lighthouse click the Directions link on the following map. Click on your current location and the quickest route will be mapped out for you.
Check out our guide to Nova Scotia lighthouses.