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Liam Redmond wrote a review Jun 2020
Captain Cook is a racist and this memorial deserves to be made in a better persons name. It's sad to see such a beautiful water jet named after such a horrible person.
Date of experience: June 2020
Dimitris L wrote a review Oct 2019
Sydney, Australia21,818 contributions60,892 helpful votes
The Captain Cook Memorial Water Jet is a Canberra landmark. It is a great sight and can be seen from a number of spots at some distance. We have seen it on many occasions when visiting Canberra, although on a few it has not been in operation. It operates quite regularly, from 11am to 2.00pm every day. The water jet is part of a memorial for Captain James Cook who arrived on the eastern coast of Australia in 1770 for the British government. The other "half" of the Memorial is a sort of bronze sculpture of the globe showing Cook's journeys. Quite fascinating.…
Date of experience: September 2019
Niccers16 wrote a review Aug 2019
Bundaberg, Australia188 contributions12 helpful votes
Spent 5 days in Canberra and the water jet is visible from many locations. Not sure how often the jet is on as it wasn’t working everytime we went past, but we stopped on a couple of occasions just to take photos. Worth stopping for a photo as it’s seen in lots of photos of Canberra. …
Date of experience: August 2019
Xanerin wrote a review Jul 2019
Alice Springs, Australia1,268 contributions626 helpful votes
This looks beautiful in the lake and makes a lovely setting. It certainly powers up to a great height but even though it does this, it is not something I would go purposely to see. If you are going past, then it makes a good photo.
Date of experience: July 2019
Jessie L wrote a review May 2019
Melbourne, Australia48 contributions9 helpful votes
Travelled to Canberra and waited till 12:30 to see the water jet before we drove back to Melbourne. Water jet wasn’t on. It was ANZAC day so not sure if it was because of that.
Date of experience: May 2019