Owned by the Port Royal LIghthouse Association

For local tourist information, go to Port Royal Lighthouse Association.

Schafner Point Lighthouse c. 2001
On the right is the monument to local fishermen lost at sea.


SCHAFNER POINT - Light Details

  • Location: On point, near Port Royal, west side of river
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1885
  • Year Lit: 1885
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, white, red lantern
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 043ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 055ft feet above water level.
  • Heritage status:  Federal - HLPA 
  • Divested in 2015 to:  Annapolis Heritage Society
  • Ownership transferred in 2022 to: Port Royal Lighthouse Association

History Items for This Lighthouse

1922 - 1941 - 7th order dioptric lens


  • County: Annapolis
  • Region: Fundy Shore & Annapolis Valley
  • Body of Water: Annapolis River
  • Scenic Drive: Evangeline Trail
  • Site Access: On water side of Granville Rd 12.4 km west of Granville Ferry
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 043 ft
  • Height Above Water: 055 ft
  • Latitude: 44~42~35.5
  • Longitude: 65~37~08.6
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: Yes

Contact NSLPS

C/O Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3