Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, Coolangatta

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  • Nice spot for a view and to read up on a bit of Captain Cook history!! We were lucky to go on a clear day, so the view was incredible!  more »
  • We went up to the Captain Cook Memorial to have a look at the seas during the recent storms. We managed to get a car park and spent a while watching the wild seas. The Captain Cook Memorial is very im...  more »
  • The Captain Cook memorial and lighthouse is quite interesting in itself but many visitors to this site are not aware of the small plaques along the railing at the edge of this reserve. There may well ...  more »
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  • Iconic view with the big historic border monument. Good spot for whale watching, people watching, and surfer watching.
  • good view of ocean, with black rocks and trees, nice shade for family relaxation at the beach, a small wishing well and a large stand of direction.
  • Incredible ocean view. Geeat spot for whale watching.
  • Pro: The best part of Gold Coast, as far as the eastern strip goes. Sublime darker starry skies at night. Con: One from Brisbane must travel through the rest of the GC to get here.
  • Loved the beautiful views