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6 Jan 2017
“It's Cook's Landing's Place”
27 Apr 2016
“That's it?”
Taufa'ahau Road, Tonga
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Compared to Tasman, Cook definitely picked a more attractive landing place. You are likely to visit this place as part of a tour of Tongatapu but it is definitely worth reading up on the history of both beforehand. It makes for a pretty picture otherwise...More

Thank mbaas
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Quite uninteresting if you ask me. It's just a cement area with a plaque and a wall mural that says "Captain Cook Landing Site." Maybe if you're into the history it's more interesting but it really wasn't worth getting out of the car too see....More

1  Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Being a Kiwi it was good to see what our aid money has paid for.... The landing site itself has a walk way to the water, a plaque to give information and a covered area where people set up stalls. We stopped here for 10...More

Thank Juliette D
Reviewed 31 March 2016

On our travels we called into see this landmark--only need 10 minutes to look though, nice view of the harbor.

Thank rhad
Reviewed 12 September 2015

On the tour with Toni we stopped off for a few minutes to this so called landing spot. Looking down to the sea you will see lots of mangrove growing and lots of mud. As I have a real interest in the voyages of Captain...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Nice place to get out of the car to take some photos. Interesting information board but when we visited on a Sunday, the information centre was closed.

Thank apatasaurus
Reviewed 13 April 2015

This site requires no more than 5 minutes of your time. There are two plaques, one for James Cook and on the reverse another plaque noting that Queen Elizabeth visited the site in 1970. If you are oon yiu way to someplace else, this would...More

2  Thank RichT529
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on our travels around the island and took in the nice scenery of the lagoon where u could imagine captain cook coming in on his tall ship . There is a little house next to it that sells gifts and a couple...More

1  Thank Carissa L
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Located 30 minutes drive from Nuku'alofa, just before the village of Mu'a. This roadside marker commemorates the landing site of Captain Cook's third visit to the Tongan Islands. To the left is a banyan tree he is said to have sheltered under. It was on...More

1  Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 2 August 2013

This is the site where Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook first set foot on Tongan soil. The place has a historic marker, a view deck platform and a handicraft centre. There is not much to see except the body of water and vegetation within the...More

3  Thank glbastille
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