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Cruises to Cooktown

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About Cooktown

Cooktown is a town like no other. It still feels like a frontier town -- tropical, sleepy, remote but filled with stories from an extraordinary past. Located on the mouth of the Endeavour River on Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland, it's the northernmost town on the east coast of Australia.

The first nonindigenous visitors were Captain James Cook and his 70 crewmembers in 1770. That legendary seafarer guided his sailing ship, Endeavour, into the safe waters of the river after the vessel had been damaged on the Great Barrier Reef.

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DAY 1: Singapore

16 Night
Cruise to Cooktown

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Singapore
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DAY 1: Singapore

17 Night
Cruise to Cooktown

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DAY 1: Sydney

30 Night
Cruise to Cooktown

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Sydney
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Brisbane, Mooloolaba ...
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Cruise Line:
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
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DAY 1: Auckland

30 Night
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Auckland
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16 Night
Cruise to Cooktown

Leaving:
Sydney
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Brisbane, Mooloolaba ...
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Cruise Line:
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
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Why go to Cooktown?

Pros:

A tropical and remote town to discover Australian history or meet characters at the pubs

Cons:

It’s a long, hot walk up to the lookout, and you can’t cool off in the crocodile-infested beaches

Bottom Line:

The northernmost town on Australia’s east coast feels like the last frontier


Cooktown Cruise Reviews

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Sail Date: Mar 2019
We walked to Grassy Hill and the lookout in Cooktown. Amazing views. Great walk.... Read More
derekdcdd
Sail Date: Nov 2017
A great town to walk around - very close to docks after being tendered... Read More
Riviera cruiser
Sail Date: Dec 2015
Loved the history and ambience of Cooktown. Very friendly locals. The Cooktown Museum is worth a visit as is the local pub.... Read More
ms lollipop
Sail Date: Feb 2016
A Bit hot would be better in the winter months... Read More
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