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Address: Hope Street, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
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Cooktown 4WD Adventure Tour from Cairns or Port Douglas
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Amazing view

Drove up to the lookout with my wife early morning to watch the sunrise and it was truly beautiful anyone coming to Cooktown this is a must.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jeremy198200
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove up to the lookout with my wife early morning to watch the sunrise and it was truly beautiful anyone coming to Cooktown this is a must.

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each time we go to Cooktown we always go up Grassy Hill. Its always different and I never get sick of the views up the Endeavour River. Lots of activity with the commercial fishermen coming and going some days.

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Woombye, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The local Council has done a fantastic job in upgrading the lookout. It is great to see the names of families embedded in bricks on the concrete. The view over the Endeavour River as well as the ocean, are a "must see".

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Wow!! Wonderful place to visit and get magnificent views of the whole area. Well maintained. Interesting information boards - well worth reading.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Fantastic view of the whole area - just very windy nearly got blown away. Very steep drive to get there.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Hiked up to the top of Grassy Hill from our guesthouse to take in the stunning panoramic view of Cooktown and the bay. There are plaques with info about the history of the lighthouse and area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Don't come to Cooktown without going up to the lookout. There are spectacular views and some good information.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Best place to be in Cook Town! Make sure you defo go during sunset as the views are amazing! Enjoy! woodyworldpacker

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Caister-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Worth the climb to see the whole bay. Walk in James Cook's shoes and take yourself back nearly 200 years

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Panoramic views of Cooktown, the river, Coral Sea and coastline. Lighthouse and description plaque. Plaque describing Captain Cook's experiences in Cooktown.

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