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Address: Hope Street, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
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Cooktown 4WD Adventure Tour from Cairns or Port Douglas
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Stunning Views!

For us Grassy Hill was one of the highlights of visiting Cooktown! This 360 viewing platform shows off the region to perfection. They have done a wonderful job of making it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Dianne J
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New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For us Grassy Hill was one of the highlights of visiting Cooktown! This 360 viewing platform shows off the region to perfection. They have done a wonderful job of making it wheelchair accessible just follow the dreamtime serpent along the wide ramp that spirals the outside and leads to the top! There are railings with glass panels all around so... More 

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Cooktown, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is only a short drive which also can be walked up to Grassy Hill Loookout. 360 degree views, mountains, Great Barrier Reef which is only 20 minutes from Cooktown, closest in whole of Australia. It is wonderful to watch the sunrise and sunset with a picnic hamper. It is a magnificent view which really has to be experiienced to... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You will get a 360 degree view over the Cooktown area from here so take the drive up or walk here to enjoy the views. There is also a second spot a little further down which gives an even better view (near the parking area) that you can visit and is quieter.

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Thank Vic_Traveller_8
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You tackle the hill to remind yourself of all the beautiful in the world. Well worthwhile, easily accessible and FREE. A number of picnic tables at the top so BYO food and drinks and enjoy the sunrise above the Coral Sea or sunset over the Endeavour River. Both visible from one spot. Well done, Cook Shire Council and the community... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Climb the hill or drive, but either way you won't be disappointed. The 360 degree views are magnificent. Grab your fish and chips and head up there and watch the sunset. An unforgettable experience!

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Thank Cruiserkids
Ipswich, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stand in the same place as Cook and Banks, get a full view of the panorama Cook viewed when he named this historic place.

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific view on nice day, also history available is good.Need to drive unless you are fit , too far on a hot day !

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This well constructed and thought out vantage point on the hill above town gives a great perspective of the town and Endeavour River. Interpretive displays convey the historical aspects of Cooks landing to repair their ship in 1770. Well worth the visit although parking is tight.

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up from the town, and the view was well worth the walk Plenty of info about The Endeavour,and the light house and spectacular views You can see the barrier reef, as well as up the Estuary and all the sand banks A beautiful place to take fish and chips for tea Benches and parking spots available.

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Clifton Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the visit. Gives a total oversight of Cooktown, the Endeavor River and the Ocean and reef abroad. Great photo opportunity. A must do on your visit to Cooktown. Allow twenty minutes to half hour for a visit by car. The walk up is extensive and you will need reasonable fitness for the steep climb. Allow an extra hour... More 

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