Grassy Hill Lookout

Stand in James Cook’s footsteps where he plotted a safe sailing passage

James Cook Museum

Delve into Cooktown’s history within the walls of a 19th Century building

Sunset Cruise

Cruise the Endeavour River and enjoy the magic of a Cooktown sunset

Keating's Lagoon

A rich wetland area bursting with life and tropical acoustics

Cooktown Wharf

A place where the sun sets and Barramundi can be caught for dinner

Quarantine Bay

Tucked away, discover the charm of this beautiful patch of paradise

Archer Point

A region where two of Australia’s most spectacular world heritage sites meet

Lion's Den Hotel

A landmark hotel brimming with stories and historical finds

A beautiful unspoilt historical town

Discover Cooktown's unique history and colourful past on a stroll around town, then head further north up the Peninsula to experience the raw beauty of one of Australia's last true frontiers

Explore Cooktown

Other places of Interest

  • Botanic Gardens
  • Local Cemetery
  • Hopevale:
          Indigenous Rock Art tour or Fishing/Boat trip
  • Black Mountains
  • Walker Bay
  • Finch Bay
  • Cooktown Golf Course
  • Endeavour Falls
  • Saturday morning local markets
           6am – 11:00am