On this introductory adventure of Cooktown visit Captain Cook's landing place, Grassy Hill to see the views of the coastline, the Botanical Gardens, free time at the James Cook Museum as well as view the imposing and eerie black granite mountain. Departing from the SEADREAM pier, you'll visit Captain Cook's landing place to hear the story of this famed navigator and the Endeavour disaster. You'll also learn about the wild times in Cooktown during the gold rush, and how this small town was once home to the second largest port in Queensland. With your fellow SEADREAMer’s continue on to Grassy Hill for expansive views of its picturesque coastline, Great Barrier Reef and lighthouse, built in 1886. Pass by the Botanical Gardens and Natures Powerhouse before arriving at the James Cook Museum for fascinating insights into the local history, and the discovery of Australia by Captain Cook. This museum is operated by the Queensland National Trust and is regarded as the best regional museum outside any capital city in Australia. Guests will also be driven 20 minutes out of the town to visit the imposing and eerie black granite mountain before returning to the tender pier and your SEADREAM yacht in Cooktown.
Notes: Casual dress code with sun protection is suggested
Port: Cooktown, Queensland
Duration: 3 hours
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