Grassy Hill, Cooktown

4.9
Must see · Lighthouse · Lookout
From the top of Grassy Hill, enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of Cooktown, Endeavor River, and the Coral Sea. You can reach the lookout by a spiral path or steep steps leading to the summit. Captain Cook climbed this hill to figure out a safe way to sail out through the reef. If you want to go for a swim, descend by another walking path to Cherry Tree Bay beach. Put Grassy Hill into our Cooktown journey maker website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Cooktown.
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  • Ok we did drive up here, but many people were walking up the hill. The view makes it all worthwhile. Great way to get an understanding of the layout of town. Highly recommend a visit.  more »
  • Grab some Fish and Chips to enjoy a fantastic sunset. 360 degrees views with lighthouse with history of Cooktown to displays. However, get up early and with a quick walk up the hill you will witness.....  more »
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  • Great lookout at any time but especially for a sunset picnic. Spectacular 360' views over Cooktown and Endeavour River with heaps of fabulous interpretative material on the windy road up.
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