Cooktown

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With years of history, heritage and Aboriginal culture and engulfed by some of the countrys finest bushlands and tropical rainforests, Cooktown is a sight to be seen. This northern most town in the far parts of Queensland is a holiday spot unlike anything else, boasting rich mineral deposit and mining exports from these lands but still today the 2000 people that call this town home have preserved a way of life that doesnt include highrise building and the noisy confusion of life. Instead you can here waves lapping the beach, the bird calling from the bush and the sound of peace and tranquillity. Situated along the banks of the Endeavour River Cooktown boasts some beautiful treasures and well kept gems of the coast.

Being the gateway to Cape York Peninsula and having the Great Barrier Reef fringing its shore, your holiday here can be filled with numerous delights. Snorkel and dive till your heart is content, explore the Cape York Peninsula on one of the tours that depart daily or perhaps explore the unspoilt beaches and stunning landscapes that make up this part of Queensland. With hidden waterfalls, a variety of flora and fauna and some of the best fishing you may ever get to try, Cooktown is a holiday spot catered to all travellers, young and young at heart!

Cooktown is a place of many wonders and local secrets and with a browse through one of the museums or taking time out to visit the monumental and historic sites around tow, you will get a glimpse into just how special this location really is. First discover by Capitan James Cook back in 1770, over the years Cooktown has seen many changes through the time but still its rare and surpassed beauty remains. It is a place where lazing crocodiles sun themselves on river banks, where annual festivals will have you stepping back in time to the first landing of Capitan Cook or perhaps you might like to wander the streets, take in the town attractions and enjoy some of the local delicacies offered in the restaurants, eateries and cafes within the town. Stop for a cold one in one of the pubs, do some bird watching or animal watching with the kids or set out for a day of off road driving. Golf is always a favoured pastime for anyone in Cooktown or perhaps lazing by your resort pool appeals to you more.

From budget motels, hotels, holiday and caravan parks, four star resorts, farm stays and bed and breakfasts, there are a number of great places to check into for your trip to Cooktown that will please even the most discerning traveller. Rainforest, river or ocean views are some of the aspects you can look forward to with your accommodation and you can be sure that you will only be moments from the main streets of Cooktown.

Come and discover a place in North Queensland where you can step back in time, forget about the outside world and holiday in a place where unsurpassed beauty will amaze you. No worries, no stresses and large crowds are just some of the perks to holidaying in Cooktown