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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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  • The Captain Cook Monument marks the landing place of Captain James Cook, on his 2nd voyage around the world on October 10, 1774. Driving up through the national park is a good build up of anticipation...  more »
  • you can drive right up to the monument ,but it is worth the walk down the hill as the scenery is stunning!  more »
  • Need vehicle very winding road narrow in parts takes awhile to get there but worth it. Toilets at top plenty of parking. View over the ocean is outstanding where the monument is.The last distance you ...  more »