While you are holidaying in Cooktown you will witness some of the very best and most exotic landscapes and awe-inspiring attractions and activities. Also, you will be able to see several tropical birds which alone can create a terrific scene.

You can find out about the area at the Cooktown Museum and the wonderful James Cook Historical Museum. Or perhaps you would like to visit the Mt Cook National Park, and nearby Mt Cook is definitely well worth the climb. The walk to the top and back down again takes about 3 hours, although the views are fantastic.

There is also the opportunity to embark on one of Cooktown’s most treasured attractions, and that is the outstanding fishing that you can do while you are here. The Wharf is one of the best places to throw in a line, or you can also just fish from one of the beaches. With anything from large Spanish Mackerel, Barramundi, Queenfish, Trevally and Mangrove Jack can be caught just by walking onto the public wharf and throwing in a line. If you don’t feel like hiring a boat, you have an excellent chance of making a major catch whilst still being within walking distance of your accommodation. Or maybe you would like to check out the breathtaking views from the top of Hope Street where you can find the lookout at Grassy Hill.

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