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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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  • walked from Red road 3.5 kms. well worth the walk and the view. just sat and stared when we got there. the site of Cooks original landing is marked on a map there  more »
  • A bit of a walk back up the hill but if you can handle it it's well worth the effort and you will be rewarded with fantastic views and information.  more »
  • Walked through the National Park to get there. found it very pleasant it was a sunny day good pictures to be taken good walking paths lots of different things to look at good for a picnic. Definitely ...  more »

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