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Captain Cook's Monument, Norfolk Island

Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
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4.9/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
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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  • We nearly missed this which would have been disappointing. The scenery is beautiful, could not believe the colour of the water. 
  • No one had mentioned this area to us so we were stunned when we walked to the lookout. The views are amazing. We also took the Bridle walk along the cliffs. Very nice. 
  • We were trying to find a pottery shop but ended up here - and thank goodness we did! Beautiful - absolutely stunning. Immaculate grounds, excellent decks and walkways, views to die for! Plenty of bird...  read more »
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