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Captain Cook's Monument, Norfolk Island
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Visit Captain Cook’s original landing site on Norfolk Island at Captain Cook's Monument, which includes a lookout offering picture-postcard views of the coastline. The site is a popular picnic area, featuring lots of picnic tables and barbecue facilities. From the monument you can access the so-called Bridle track, along which you can stop at a number of convenient rest areas, ideal for taking photographs of picturesque islets located along the coast. Several other trails of varying degrees of difficulty and length are accessible, suitable for visitors of all ages and fitness levels. Enjoy a leisurely stroll or a brisk hike up to the monument, where you can relax surrounded by the pristine natural world of this small subtropical island. Work out when and for how long to visit Captain Cook's Monument and other Norfolk Island attractions using our handy Norfolk Island trip builder.
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  • Another beautiful spot on Norfolk and the scenery around the area is so lovely ,nice walking area.Everything is so pristine and enjoyable 
  • Well worth the drive as you will be rewarded with some magnificent cliff top views. Looking down you can see where Captain Cook is supposed to have come ashore. You can watch lots of birds, especially...  more »
  • A great spot to view some beautiful little islets, park and walk in the national park, see where Captain Cook landed or have a picnic! Worth the drive!