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Whale watching

A really good spot for whale watching where the whales come up pretty close with lots of action... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
via mobile
Views to Sydney and excellent whale watching

Captain Cook Lookout is considered one of the best places to watch the humpback whale migration... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Copacabana, Australia
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Jul 12, 2018
“Whale watching”
Aug 17, 2017
“Views to Sydney and excellent whale watching”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Del Monte Place, Copacabana, New South Wales 2251, Australia
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

A really good spot for whale watching where the whales come up pretty close with lots of action from the whales. It was a lovely spot for the views and assessible for wheelchairs and strollers at the lower lookout. Worth a visit and quieter spot...More

1  Thank AustTrail
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Captain Cook Lookout is considered one of the best places to watch the humpback whale migration with whales often being sited very close to the headland. I have personally looked down on a pod of whales close enough that you can hear them. Even without...More

Thank Copa6
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Great lookout. We had a clear day so could see Sydney. Not many whales though. Parking can be sparse at the lookout.

Thank Sue D
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

amazing little stop with amazing views. can see Whales at times too. well worth the stop. few walking tracks closer to the edge to look out

Thank CanadianPip
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Went up here to look for whales. Saw some from a distance, but not very close up. Was told later I should have been there in the morning. Them are the breaks I guess.

Thank Stevie_Rogers
Reviewed May 10, 2017

An amazing experience. You can walk or drive as there is plenty of car parking available. This lookout is 1.5km from the Copacabana shops and is easy to find thanks to the good sign-posting

Thank wazzdog65
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Captain Cook Lookout is a fabulous lookout on the coast, one that probably isn't as popular as some of the other more well known lookouts. With views from sydney to Norah Head you will be sure to be wowed. If you go to the lookout...More

Thank Blake J
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Stumbled on the lookout by accident, just amazing. If you have a fear of heights this might not be the best place for you, however well worth a look.

Thank Rob P
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Best to drive up to it as quite a distance. Views to both Avoca, Copacabana and Mcmasters. No shade for a picnic

Thank TimH3854
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful look out with a view of coastline of Australia...its so pristine soothing yet so wild. We spent 30 minutes there to have a look at all the sides.

1  Thank Ayesha S
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