Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse

  • Address: Tweed Terrace & Boundary Street, Point Danger, Coolangatta, 4225, Australia.
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  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Light House, Landmark, Memorial, Family And Kids

Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse - Review

Captain Cook memorial is dedicated to one of the world’s most respected voyager Captain James Cook and to all the other famous sailors of the world who have at some time came across the lands of Queensland. Also known as the Point Danger Lighthouse, it is the point of change of town borders, the twin towns of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads. Standing on the top of the lighthouse one cans see the distant waters of these adjacent towns and shoals of dolphins and whales migrating in peak season.

This lighthouse is said to be the first one to work laser light as its source, though eventually the experiment failed and replaced by battery light.

Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse Information

  • Try to visit the memorial from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm and do enjoy the tablet inscriptions placed over there.
  • Try to catch a view of the twin towns of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads at the same time!
  • Do see the sunrise or sunset from the top of the lighthouse and leaping dolphins and blue whales.

How To reach Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse by Public Transport

  • Rent a car or hire a taxi.
  • Bus stops at Wharf Street at Tweed Heads and Griffith Street at Twin Towns Services Club.
  • You can also walk down to the place or can take a bicycle ride till the place.

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  • Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse Address: Tweed Terrace & Boundary Street, Point Danger, Coolangatta, 4225, Australia.
  • Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse: 01:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse

  • 95% of people who visit Coolangatta include Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse

People normally club together Best Of All Lookout and Belongil Beach while planning their visit to Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse.

People also prefer to start their day with Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse.

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Captain Cook Memorial And Lighthouse, Coolangatta Reviews

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  • Great place to look at the ocean and see Whales and grab a coffee and a meal at the Dbar Cafe.

  • Great views from hilltop. Good place for whale watching.

  • One of the best local look out points in tweed. Get some good weather and come while the whales are migrating!

  • A rather tall eyesore sitting on the border of Qld and NSW where it meets the ocean.

  • Beautiful views, and great place to watch the migrating humpbacks

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