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Mount Cook National Park
Cooktown 4871
Queensland
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Rising to 431 metre, rugged Mount Cook provides a scenic backdrop to the town of Cooktown. Named in honour of Captain James Cook, this granite hill clad in rainforest and eucalypt woodland is known as Waymbuurr by the Aboriginal Traditional Owners. Take the steep two kilometre walk to the Waymbuurr lookout for scenic views over the Great Barrier Reef and coastline. Climb one kilometre further to Mount Cook’s summit. See large granite boulders covered with ferns.

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Rising to 431 metre, rugged Mount Cook provides a scenic backdrop to the town of Cooktown. Named in honour of Captain James Cook, this granite hill clad in rainforest and eucalypt woodland is known as Waymbuurr by the Aboriginal Traditional Owners. Take the steep two kilometre walk to the Waymbuurr lookout for scenic views over the Great Barrier Reef and coastline. Climb one kilometre further to Mount Cook’s summit. See large granite boulders covered with ferns.

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