The Cape Agulhas lighthouse was the 3rd to be built in South Africa and is the second oldest still operating, after Green Point in Cape Town. The lighthouse was first lit on the 1st March 1849.
Cape Agulhas (Cape of Needles) is a rocky headland in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It is the geographic southern tip of Africa and the official dividing point between the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Historically the Cape has been known as a major hazard to sailors on the traditional clipper route and is sometimes regarded as on of the great Capes