Travelers are voting Macquarie Lighthouse as the best lighthouse near Sydney. There are 2 lighthouses near Wollongong a city just 42 km from Sydney and 1 lighthouse near Port Macquarie which is 195 km distant. The most popular of these are Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse near Wollongong and Tacking Point Lighthouse in Port Macquarie. You can find 16 lighthouses in New South Wales and 37 lighthouses in the country of Australia. Our members favorite in New South Wales is Richmond River Light and Grotto Point Light is the top pick in Australia. Want more? Check out our map of lighthouses near Sydney.