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Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse

Tweed Terrace & Boundary Street | Point Danger, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
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A Whale Watchers Paradise and Must Visit

Right on the edge of Point Danger and next to Marine Rescue Point Danger is this great attraction... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Seychelles_Dreaming
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Brisbane, Australia
Excellent views and park area

Overlooking large rock formations and beaches each side. Highest point in area so views extend both... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Craig C
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Brisbane, Australia
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“point danger” (26 reviews)
“great view” (15 reviews)
“whale season” (4 reviews)
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Tweed Terrace & Boundary Street | Point Danger, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
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"point danger"
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"great view"
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"whale season"
in 4 reviews
"marine rescue"
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"maritime history"
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"across the road"
in 14 reviews
"lots of history"
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"great cafe"
in 4 reviews
"new south wales"
in 7 reviews
"tweed river"
in 7 reviews
"vantage spot"
in 2 reviews
"annual migration"
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"watching the boats"
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"air sea rescue"
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"coast guard"
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"winter months"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the edge of Point Danger and next to Marine Rescue Point Danger is this great attraction. With the tribute to Captain Cook, the Lighthouse and also the possibility of a visit to the Marine Rescue station, the Whales may take a back step....More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Overlooking large rock formations and beaches each side. Highest point in area so views extend both ways along extended beaches. Coffee shop just over road from site and can buy icecreams / drinks from air sea rescue operation on site. Well worth the visit

Thank Craig C
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Nice little place with spectacular views of surrounding beaches and hills, nice little cafe opposite

Thank Terry L
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Different alternative and very interesting. A definate place to observe. And if you are lucky you may see the Water dragon lizards which reside on the rocks.

Thank Keryn M
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Did this as part of the walk round from Snapper Rocks. Views are amazing down across the coastline. Great way to end a day. The monument itself - quite tall, and as expected as per photos! Having done a lot of Captain Cook stuff (whether...More

Thank TravellerPete82
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is a huge memorial concerning Captain Cook. It has two sides and in the middle there is a modern contraption, at the very top. Nearby they have a small boat of Cook's boat the endeavor and a real anchor. It is well done and...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Breathtaking views in so many directions. Stunning pristine beaches, pumping surf and city views. Whales in season, a photographers dream

Thank t0asty23
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Easy to get to with lots of scenic and surfing views. Ice cream, good cafe and art studio also there. Well worth the drive/walk along the ocean.

Thank Tony A
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

With views of New South Wales and Queensland beaches it's a great monument, I believe it's no longer used as a watch tower anymore and there has been discussion to remove it but that would be a shame. Free car parking and some lovely BBQ...More

Thank Miike2000
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

tried to stop in and enjoy the view, on a couple of occasions, parking is dreadful and hectic, ended up getting a park closer to greenmount beach, however the older couple with us were unable to walk up the very steep hill, nothing to rave...More

Thank mfraser949
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