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Captain Cook's Monument

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Address: Norfolk Island, Australia

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Fantastic views from Captain Cooks Monument

Enjoyable drive to the monument, scenic walks, beautiful coastal scenery. Well maintained grassed areas perfect for picnics

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ipswich, Australia
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Ipswich, Australia
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyable drive to the monument, scenic walks, beautiful coastal scenery. Well maintained grassed areas perfect for picnics

Thank djyates2017
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The walk down a grassy slope at the end of a boardwalk is simply stunning! There is a 180°view of the shoreline that would be a photographer's delight. There are a number of bench seats to rest on the lookout. However, on the way back the walk up hill is tough so I would not recommend for the frail or... More 

Thank KABSydney222
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short drive and an easy walk down to a lookout platform offered up spectacular views of the Norfolk scenery. The offshore rock formations were superb to look at with waves crashing on to, through and over them, with the birds everywhere a delight. Well worth the drive up from Burnt Pine.

Thank LucyKate
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is possible to drive very close to the monument, or take one of the walking tracks to it. Whatever, it is well worth a visit, for the views alone!

Thank HKinsey
Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting history. Views magnificent. Roads getting there were appalling.You wouldn't want to break down out there.

Thank alane359
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were entranced by the view and the number of different sea birds here. The mini "Apostles" (Victoria, Australia) were definitely photo-worthy, although photos couldn't capture the feel of nature's sculpturing work. Well worth the drive from "town", and the walk from the car park to the look-out. There is a meandering walk from the top to Bird Rock (one... More 

Thank babyboomerBrisbane
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from the lookout is spectacular - I thought I was going to be blown away though it was so windy. Make sure you hang onto your hats! We did a short walk where the track leads from the seat and found it quite an easy walk for a pensioner. Of course you could go a lot further if... More 

Thank Suzanne L
Pukekohe, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just 15 minutes drive from Burnt Pines. Easy access except that the last part which is quite steep. A good place to watch the sunset but definitely a great place for sunrise.

Thank TKLee888
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice to see acknowledgement of Cook's landing on NI, though probably not on this particular spot as it is perched atop a hill with spectacular views. Nice grassy area to get to it; perfect for a picnic.

Thank RonRSydney_Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was born in Whitby, Yorkshire. The whole experience of visiting Cook's monument and seeing where he landed on Tuesday 11th October 1774 was just mind blowing for me!

Thank Jim W

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