Call: 07 4069 5417
Grassy Hill & Lighthouse

The superb view from Grassy Hill is a sight not to be missed with views up the Endeavour River and out to the Coral Sea and reefs.   The hill is steep, but accessible by road (not suitable for coaches or caravans). Energetic walkers enjoy the excercies

 

Fisherman's Wharf

Once one of the busiest ports in Queensland during the Gold Rush days, is now a popular meeting place and fishing spot for toursits and locals. 'Doing a wharfie' (driving along the wharf) is a favourite Cooktown tradition.  This is also the starting point of the River of Life Walkway which meanders through parkland to the Post Office, telling the stories behind the historic sights you pass along the way.

Waterfalls
There are numerous waterfalls to venture to from Cooktown - Isabella Falls & Endeavour Falls to the North of Cooktown and Trevethan Falls, Home Rule Falls & Bloomfield Falls to the South of Cooktown.
Natures Powerhouse

Natures Powerhouse at the Botanical Gardens is our Information Centre with Information on the Cooktown and surrounding areas.  Vera Scath-Johnsons permanent exhibition is a beautiful illustration of local flowering plants.  There is also a cafe & bookstore.

Cooktown Museum (formerly James Cook Museum)

Originally a Convent school built in 1889, and now home to one of the best regional museums in Australia, with the Anchor and Cannon from the HM Bark Endeavour, and excellent Chinese and Indigenous collections.

**Wet Season Hours - Tues - Sat10.00am - 2.00pm**

**Closed 15 December 2021 to 17th January 2022 inclusive**

Cooktown Discovery Festival 2022

Cooktown Discovery Festival - 17 - 19 June 2022

The Cooktown Discovery Festival is held annually in June, telling the stories that put Cooktown on the map.

Focusing on the history and heritage of our beautiful town, the festival has been reinvented with a great new program of events. 
 
The Discovery Festival features a re-enactment of Captain Cook’s landing, the Endeavour Ball, family entertainment and lantern parade.

 

2022 G'Day Rewards Member Benefits
 **Marano's Fuel - 114 Charlotte St, Cooktown - Ph. 4069 5233
     4c per L off fuel (up to 80L)
     upon presentation of your current G'Day Rewards Membership Card
 
**Annan's Restaurant - River Of Gold Motel - 16 Walker Street, Cooktown - Ph. 4069 5222
    **Excellent Meals & Extensive selection of Wines & Drinks at resonable prices in a relaxed, quiet atmosphere**
    10% off Food bill (excludes beverages) 
    upon presentation of your current  G'Day Rewards Membership Card on Arrival
 
**Cooktown Bowls Club - 129 Charlotte St, Cooktown - Ph. 4069 5819
    1 Free Drink (Pot of Beer, 150ml Wine or softdrink) upon presentation of your current G'Day Rewards Membership Card
 
**Bowls Club Bistro - at Cooktown Bowls Club - 129 Charlotte St, Cooktown - Ph. 4069 5829
  **Fantastic Restaurant food, Gaming, Ice Cold Beer, sporting events, live sporting events on Foxtel, family friendly,
     Airconditioned**
   10% off Main Meals (excludes entrees, Specials Board, desserts & beverages)
   upon presentation of your current G'Day Rewards Membership Card


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