Illuminating the natural beauty of Australia through digital animation. Beauty Rich and Rare is a 20 minute submersive digital experience which follows Captain James Cook’s 1768 voyage to Tahiti, New Zealand, and Australia. On board was English naturalist Sir Joseph Banks to record Australia's flora and fauna in meticulous detail. To mark the 250th anniversary of […]
Run by the Cooktown & District Historical Society, the Cooktown History Centre offers a unique insight into the intriguing history of the area with stories, photos, interactive displays, murals and oral histories. The Endeavour Connections and Cook Family Tree exhibitions have been curated especially for the Cooktown & Cape York Expo.
On this exact site in 1770, Australia's first recorded act of reconciliation occurred between Lt. James Cook and a local Guugu Yimithirr 'little old man'. Join us for a live re-enactment of this momentous occasion as we officially open the upgraded Reconciliation Rocks precinct and impressive public artwork.