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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 short drive and an easy walk down to a lookout platform offered up spectacular views of the Norfolk scenery. The offshore rock formations were superb to look at with waves crashing on to, through an...  more »
  • It is possible to drive very close to the monument, or take one of the walking tracks to it. Whatever, it is well worth a visit, for the views alone!  more »
  • Interesting history. Views magnificent. Roads getting there were appalling.You wouldn't want to break down out there.  more »