Top Places to Visit

Cooktown History Centre

Cooktown History Centre

121 Charlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
Phone: 0740696640

Cooktown's historical museum, which is staffed by volunteers, is also housed in the town's oldest building, a former post office and telegraph office. It also ... more

James Cook Museum

James Cook Museum

50 Helen Street, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
Phone: 07 4069 5386

James Cook Museum, documents Cook's voyages, Aboriginal and natural history, the gold rush and the legacy of the Chinese miners. The museum is housed in a ... more

Grassy Hill

Grassy Hill

Hope Street, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia

Grassy Hill, Close to town, provides a view little changed from that Captain Cook could have seen. The sunsets from Grassy Hill are reknowned.

Alkoomie Station

Oakey Creek Road, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
Phone: +61 7 40695463

Alkoomie is an 18,000ha (45,000acre) working cattle station just 30 minutes from historic Cooktown in Tropical Far North Queensland. The homestead is built on ... more

Nature's Powerhouse

Nature's Powerhouse

Walker Street | PO Box 3, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
Phone: +61 (0)7 4069 6004

Nature's Powerhouse houses Cooktown's accredited Visitor Information Centre and is located in the wonderful Botanic Gardens - about 10 minutes stroll from the ...

Discovery Festival

Discovery Festival

Charlotte Street , Cooktown
Phone: 0467 058 731

The Cooktown Discovery Festival is an annual event held in Cooktown, Far North Queensland, to celebrate the landing of Lieutenant James Cook at the Endeavour ... more

Top Places to Eat

Jackey Jackey

152 Charlotte St, Cooktown QLD 4895, Australia
Phone: +61 7 4069 6661

Jackey Jackey is an historic building that used to be the general store. Now a cafe, serving coffee and cake. Lacking any sort of vibe, but serving a ... more

The Italian Restaurant

95 Charlotte Street | Cooktown, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia

The Italian Restaurant...For satisfying pizzas and pastas, head to this new kid on the block. Does fairly fast takeaway, too. dinner Mon-Sat

Restaurant 1770

Shp 3/ 7 Webber | The Esplanade, Cooktown, Queensland 4895 , Australia
Phone: (07) 4069 5440

Opening onto a romantic waterside deck right next to the wharf, fresh fish – such as beer- battered barra and Spanish mackerel – takes top billing, ... more

Top Activity Places

Gone Fishing

Cooktown and the surrounding area offers a huge variety of unique angling habitats from the sweetwater up in the rainforest, chasing Jungle Perch to the ... more

Scenic Rim Walk

Cooktown QLD 4895, Australia

Cooktown's Scenic Rim Trail displays all aspects of the town's historical and cultural delights. Experience a range of diverse natural habitats, each with ... more

Musical Playground

Cooktown QLD 4895, Australia

Musical Playground has xylophones, pipes, sails and drums. Fun for kids and adults alike, in the park next to the river.