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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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  • A must to visit this historic site while on Norfolk! The views are awesome from this location. The grounds are well maintained with a boardwalk to a viewing platform and great a picnic area located cl...  more »
  • Great views from this site. Clear water you can see the seabed. Informative notice boards. Brilliant photography here.  more »
  • Easy drive and beautiful views overlooking the cliffs. Plenty of bird life to photograph. A bit of a downhill walk but easy you can also walk a little further around the cliff face if you are stable o...  more »