Grassy Hill, Cooktown

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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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  • Absolutely amazing views over the inlet and ocean. We went up early morning and had the place to ourselves. Would have liked to have gone up for a sunset visit but was alittle too busy.  more »
  • We arrived just before sunset and the view was spectacular, with 360 views, worth the trip up the long and winding road. Perfect for an afternoon drink.  more »
  • Highly recommend coming up here for sunset or sunrise. Fabulous views and information regarding previous history.  more »

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