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Address: Hope Street, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Stunning views from Grassy/Windy Hill!

Amazing views of the sunset from the lookout at Grassy Hill, but make sure you rug up! Cooktown is wIndy most of the year so it is no surprise that a hill with 360 degree views... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Amazing views of the sunset from the lookout at Grassy Hill, but make sure you rug up! Cooktown is wIndy most of the year so it is no surprise that a hill with 360 degree views (ie:no protection from the elements!) is VERY WINDY! So pop on an extra layer, wear a hoodie or a parka and enjoy magnificent views... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous place to watch the sun setting and to learn more history of the area.. Loved learning about the lighthouse and seeing it up close

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Dazzling views and such interesting history present themselves in this near-new (4 years old) lookout, which Captain Cook climbed in 1770 while the "Endeavour" underwent repairs below. You can see more than 14 kms out to see, the valleys and coastline up and down are nothing less than spectacular, and the 1880s British-made lighthouse was assembled at the site. A... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Amazing 360 degree views. The best views of Cooktown and the Endeavour River estuary, plus stunning views up & down the coast & of the Coral Sea. You can either walk up if feeling fit or drive up. There are a number of great viewing spots & photo ops on the way up. The lighthouse has a fantastic history which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Magnificent view of Cooktown, coast and beyond! Take a picnic and enjoy a spectacular sunset that will appeal to all ages.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

No matter what time of the day it is a must to visitors coming to Cooktown to go to the top of Grassy Hill. The drive up to Grassy Hill is spectacular in itself with great views as you are driving up. You have a view over Cooktown, the river estuary, and along the cost north and south. It is... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A must if you are visiting Cooktown as there is a lot of History on the way up as well as a lighthouse and spectacular views on the top of the hill.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

"the best view of Cooktown. A great place to get a perspective on the whole town and surrounds. Must have been amazing for Captian Cook to climb up to here and see what he saw.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Advised by our lovely guest house host to visit for the sunset and glad took advise. Absolutely beautiful and well,worth the climb although you can easily go up in a car. We took a picnic and just enjoyed the view as the sun set.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Once you reach the lookout you have an unobstructed 360 view of Cooktown and the surrounding area. A must to visit when in Cooktown.

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Address: Hope Street, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cooktown

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