Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, Coolangatta

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#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Gold Coast
Lighthouse Monument
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  • Stand and take in the view from the lookout. If your there at the right time you might witness a pod of Wales slowly swimming by. If not, just sit in the sun, and contemplate, just why its called Dang...  more »
  • Nicely landscaped attraction high on the cliffs above the beach accessible by car a couple of minutes from central Coolangatta...or a pleasant walk. Look carefully and you can see whales.  more »
  • Lots of people head here to watch the whales, parking can be a problem, there is a cafe and You can walk along the path for some exercise. It is a bit hilly for older people, although you can just sit...  more »
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  • Great views to watch the sunrise and very clean.
  • Nice walkway and terrific views. Definitely worth a visit!
  • Iconic view with the big historic border monument. Good spot for whale watching, people watching, and surfer watching.
  • Its on a lookout...Point Danger. Good for photography picnic and BBQ
  • Take a picture straddling two states! Enjoy the view of Point Danger here.

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