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Grassy Hill, Cooktown

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Must see · Lighthouse · Lookout
From the top of Grassy Hill, enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of Cooktown, Endeavor River, and the Coral Sea. You can reach the lookout by a spiral path or steep steps leading to the summit. Captain Cook climbed this hill to figure out a safe way to sail out through the reef. If you want to go for a swim, descend by another walking path to Cherry Tree Bay beach. Put Grassy Hill into our Cooktown journey maker website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Cooktown.
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  • Best place to look out to the reef and overlooking Cooktown 10/10eady drive up little steep but still easy some good info boards  more »
  • We walked up and it was quite humid and then it began to pour, a vehicle would've been much easier, like on my first trip up here. Nevertheless, the views are great and I'd forgotten how good they...  more »
  • Great lookout at any time but especially for a sunset picnic. Spectacular 360' views over Cooktown and Endeavour River with heaps of fabulous interpretative material on the windy road up.

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