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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Great Barrier Reef

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Historical Places in Great Barrier Reef

Lighthouse
Grassy Hill , Cooktown
4.9
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
Tours from $284
Historic Walking Area
Magnetic Island Forts Walk , Magnetic Island
4.8
Lighthouse
Sandy Cape Lighthouse , Fraser Island
4.3
Sandy Cape Light is a heritage-listed active lighthouse located on Sandy Cape, the most northern point on Fraser Island, Queensland, Australi
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Duration: 12 hours
At Cairns To Cooktown 4WD Tours, we offer fun, interesting and informative day tours in our purpose built air conditioned 4WD coach.Having crossed the mighty Daintree River on a vehicle ferry, we head North through the lush, ancient Daintree Rainforest where we enjoy a stroll on secluded Thornton Beach.We now tackle the iconic 4WD Bloomfield Track taking in the wonderful sights along the way, before we arrive at the histiric 1875 Lions Den Hotel for a well earned "coldy".Shortly after we arrive in the charming settlement of Cooktown and take in the amazing Endeavour River, Grassy Hill Lookout & of course Capatain James Cook's monument.We'll buy you a tasty pub lunch at the 1874 Cooktown Hotel, better known these days at The Top Pub, before we head to the best regional museum in Australia, The James Cook Museum, where we'll take care of your admission. Heading home via the inland, outback route we stop at the mysterious Black Mountains and the remote Palmer River Goldfields.
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Church
4.6
The first Catholic cathedral in Cairns, St Monica's Cathedral was built in 1927. The structure is an example of architecture using reinforced
Tours from $63
Lighthouse
Lady Elliot Island Lighthouse , Lady Elliot Island
4.7

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