August 2009


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Cooktown is situated 158km north of Cairins. This historic town, on the banks of the Endeavour River, served as a port for the nearby goldfields in the 1870s. Rare and abundant native flora flourish in the area and Endeavor National Park nearby has excellent examples of Aboriginal rock art. Accessible by road.

Visual courtesy:  cairnsunlimited

 

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battleship cove

Among the boardable craft here are a battleship, a submarine, a destroyer, a T28 trainer plane, two PT boats, and a “Huey” helicopter. the nearby Marine Museum provides all the necessary background and has models galore.

photo courtesy: bsatroop71

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