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Captain Cook's Monument, Norfolk Island
(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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  • A beautiful spot, magnificent views of the rugged coastline. A great place for bird spotting. There is a walking trail which we did not take. 
  • Well maintained area for visitors to enjoy fabulous views and picnics. Easy access along a boardwalk and does have toilet facilities 
  • Heading to Anson Bay this turnoff takes you into the National Park and out onto a cliff top. Beautiful setting for a picnic or bbq along with the views.