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Experience Rich History, Adventure and Scenic Views with Private Tours to Cooktown

Rich history awaits with guided private tours to Cooktown from Discovery Tours Australia. Come and see where Captain James Cook repaired the HM Bark Endeavour for nearly seven weeks. Guided by your private tour guide, you can learn about the profound history and discoveries of the Aboriginal people and more. Tour the two-story James Cook Museum, considered one of the best regional museums in Australia. Wander through the Indigenous Art Gallery and the Nature Power House Museum. See priceless collections of illustrations of flora and fauna and artefacts inspired by the land and sea. Gaze and learn about unusual exotic plants and the work of local artists. Totally immerse yourself in the culture with our private tours to Cooktown.

You can enjoy the rustic paradise of Cooktown with lots of fun activities in what was once the busiest Queensland port during the gold rush. Go fishing at Fisherman’s Wharf and throw out your line to catch Queens fish, Barramundi and Spanish mackerel or rent a tin dinghy and go exploring.

Take postcard-like pictures atop the Grassy Hill, spend leisure time and picnic on secluded beaches. Imagine being surrounded by the mountains after a walk through the Botanical Gardens and spotting some turtles as you finish off your fabulous day. Cooktown offers something for everyone whether you’re looking for rich history, crave exciting adventures or want leisurely and relaxing time with nature. Book your private tour to Cooktown today.