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Grassy Hill

Address: Hope Street, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 14 Attractions in Cooktown
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

amazing view. You can walk up, to save money or catch a taxi if feeling lazy. Try to time it with a sunset and a bottle of bubbles.

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The Entrance, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

the views are stunning from here, most days was clouded but still excellent views. the indigenous pathway looks great and is kept clean and tidy. a steep little walk up from the carpark, but does have disabled parking at the top.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Best to go in the morning. No glare. Photos were excellent. Very clean and tidy. Great 360 deg views. Can recommend.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is another must see in Cooktown, but I would not recommend walking to the top unless you are super fit. The views from the top are exceptional.

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Cairns Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The view is worth the effort for 360 degrees you can see how vast this part of the world is including the river, tributaries , ocean, mangrove and adjacent flora and the township below. You can see why Cook was captivated by Australia when he ran aground all those years ago.

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Cairns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Great view! Especially at sunrise. Clean & tidy with easy parking access. Interesting historical information displayed on the boards. A must do in Cooktown.

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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Definitely worth driving up there and seeing the views all around this historical little town. Captain Cook must have taken hours to get up there while we get to drive there in minutes. Wonderful road right up to the top with parking areas and quite informative with plaques bearing it's history through Captain James Cook and his men. With the... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Great little road, great views, has a little of the history of the spot and the dedication of the people of the cooktown and surrounds have to thier lighthouse! Gives you an idea of what cook faced when he came ashore all those years ago.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great 360 degree view of the town & surrounding area. You can take in how big the township is. Look at the boats & watch them sailing up the river or out to sea.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Definitely a must-do in Cooktown to enjoys the panoramic views from the lookout. Can be windy at times, but that's typical weather for Cooktown.

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