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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  • If you're in Cooktown it's well worth a look, great view from this lookout. Only a short distance up the hill so it doesn't take long.  more »
  • Beautiful 360 degree panoramic view. Must be parked cars below the top, a short but steep ascent. Avoid midday heat
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  • It’s a must if you are in Cooktown. We stayed at Hill Crest Guest House. It took us about 25 minuets to get there. It’s up a hill. We took our time. It’s a beautiful place. The view from top is fantas...  more »

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