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Captain Cook's Monument

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Address: Norfolk Island, Australia

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Marvelous views of the Pacific Ocean, tree's and sea birds!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Miguelito P
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Caracas, Venezuela
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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

From the monument looking west can be seen the bay where Captain Cook landed to check out the suitability of the island for providing timber. A one hour's walk to the east is Bird Rock and Elephant Island.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It is a pity it was raining so hard as the views from up here are magnificent. Well worth a drive up there.

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Pokeno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Good walkway and viewing decks on a breezy headland with great views. Good storyboards. Toilets. Seabirds and offshore islets.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The views from this monument are spectacular, both across to Point Howe on one side and down to the equivalent of Australia's Twelve Apostles on the other. These striking monolithic chunks of rock rising out of the pounding ocean are quite eye-catching and create beautiful photo opportunities. We were very blessed to arrive just as a huge rainbow formed over... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a beautifully kept area. Great carpark with boardwalks to very clean toilets and info.rmation boards. Nice area down to the monument

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Had a great walk above the beautiful scenic shores. Another great place is Cascade bay where the fishermen launch their boats for fishing charters. Friends went on the Advance charter and were disappointed that the skipper kept a third of the catch. After paying $150pp they were not amused! But we landlubbers enjoyed watching the dozens of sharks feeding on... More 

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Gold Coast, Qld Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is one of the best places to get some great photos of the coastline. Steep walk down to the lookout but worth it.

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