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Captain Cook's Monument

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Address: Norfolk Island, Australia

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The walk to the Monument is well worth it - the views are spectacular. The Australian Government pays to maintain this area and it is very well looked after with good facilities... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Buderim, Australia
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Buderim, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The walk to the Monument is well worth it - the views are spectacular. The Australian Government pays to maintain this area and it is very well looked after with good facilities. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy this beautiful spot :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The monument itself is quite modest but the coastal scenery is superb. The land drops steeply down to a picturesque sea dotted with 'apostles' (islets).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Perfect picnic spot with lovely boardwalk to take in the views of the cliffs, the rocks and the crashing waves. Plenty of picnic tables with very well appointed toilet facilities. Very highly recommended. Pristine..quiet.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

For history sake it is worth the drive to the north side of the island. Great ocean views . It is just a monument however it helps with history of the Island

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We've visited so many places around the world where Captain Cook was there before us and this is another worthy monument to this great explorer. The drive up the west coast of Norfolk Island was spectacular and so were the views from this headland. The area was beautifully maintained - mowed lawns, picnic tables and BBQ sites, very clean toilets... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

After Captain Cook settled in Sydney on 26/01/1788, he settled on Norfolk island on 06/03/1788, second to Sydney only. It's worth of rememberance and respect.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Captain Cooks Memorial is so brilliant and so historically famous. You can trek there from the National Park if you wish or drive there. We had a BBQ there and you can really spend hours there just relaxing or bushwalking or watching the blow hole. Magnificent sunrises there too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A wonderful piece of history, with descriptions on plaque pedestals and a view that is out of this world!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

One of the best views on Norfolk- which is saying something!!!!! Had a wee picnic, soaked in the sunshine and the view!!! My friend went on the Bridle track walk and enjoyed it as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A little out of the way but easy access by vehicle. This monument is situated in the National Park and has the most spectacular views over the water. Not a hard walk to take in the sights and amenities are provided. A sign points out the sight where history says that Cook first took step on the island and took... More 

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Address: Address: Norfolk Island, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Norfolk Island

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