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The Captain Cook Monument, Captain Cook

Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
The Captain Cook Monument is located in Captain Cook. Work out when and for how long to visit The Captain Cook Monument and other Captain Cook attractions using our handy Captain Cook vacation route planner.
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  • Originating from Middlesbrough in Yorkshire this is really something we wanted to see. We did our research but still the hike was tough, we set off a bit too late meaning it was mid-morning sun on the...  read more »
  • We tried to get to the monument on foot but you need to be young and very fit so the alternative was to go by boat. Around the monument is a very popular snorkeling spot so we combined the two. For an...  read more »
  • Did the boat ride into the bay to see ans snorkel around the area of the Captain Cook monument and had a great day. You can swim over to the monument on you own but it will be a 3k round trip swim. Th...  read more »
  • Best snorkeling on the big island I think. I live here and love to kayak across. The hike is a good one too. Bring lots of water. Crystal clear water.
  • An extraordinary snorkeling and kayaking spot you can visit without an appointment. Just go there, rent all the gear you need from a vendor in a truck, and get in the water! Very clear, warm, deep water, and an array of fish make this a perfect way to spend part of a day snorkeling. The beautiful coastline is excellent to explore by kayak.
  • Came per Kayak. Saw Dolphines, had a great time snorkeling. Just a great place to go to. Snorkel to the right of the Monument for best Viewing. Dolphines were reportedly more likely to appear in the morning, but we were there during Lunch and saw plenty
  • One of the best snorkeling spots on the island, if you can get to it by charter, kayak, or hike. If you rent a boat, you are disallowed from beaching it; if you want to snorkel, you'll have to do get in and our from your boat. My preference is for the hike, which is a couple of miles through high grass and then a steep trail. The trail is maintained by volunteers, so make sure to thank them if you see them and treat the land with respect. The monument has become somewhat crowded in recent years with boats.
  • We wanted to see but is is just not conveniently accessible. Only by water. I ask for easier land access. The captain calls for more visitors.
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