Latest Past Events

Botanic Garden Night Tours

Botanic Gardens 1 Walker Street, Cooktown

Ever wondered what creepy crawlies come out at night time in the Botanic Gardens? Join entomologists Dr David Rentz (AM), specialist in Orthoptera, the family of insects that includes grasshoppers, […]

Hats and High Tea

Nature's Powerhouse Cooktown

Enjoy a lovely high tea on the verandah of Nature's Powerhouse, set amongst the Cooktown Botanic Gardens. Be wowed with the Bobbin Joy Designs fashion parade. Price includes a scrumptious […]

Captain Cook’s Landing Re-enactment

Bicentennial Park 156 Charlotte Street, Cooktown

The Cooktown Re-enactment Association has performed the re-enactment of the landing of Captain Cook as a visitor attraction since 1959.

Cook Shire Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which Cooktown 2020 commemorations will be held and pay respect to the Elders past, present and future. 

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