Cultural Attractions

Cooktown Visitor Information Centre

The Nature’s Powerhouse facility, located in the historic Botanic Gardens, features the Vera Scarth-Johnson Gallery, Exhibition Space, Café and the Cooktown Visitor Information Centre. Nature’s Powerhouse is an innovative building located in the beautiful, heritage listed Cooktown Botanic Gardens...

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Vera Scarth-Johnson Gallery

Natures Powerhouse - Visitor Information Centre Cooktown

The Vera Scarth-Johnson Gallery displays the only collection of original botanical illustrations of flora from the region. Many plants can be found in the adjoining Botanic Gardens. Nature’s Powerhouse also hosts a wide range of community events and activities including concerts, corporate functions...

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HopeVale Arts & Cultural Centre

In 2009, the new Hopevale Arts and Cultural Centre was opened, along with the Nganthanun Bamawi Bayan Gallery which displays locally produced arts, crafts and artifacts as well as a workshop space for local artists. The centre is open and accessible to all Hopevale community members to pursue their...

Maaramaka Walkabout Tours

Maaramaka Walkabout Tours

Learn from one of the world's most ancient civilisations as they take you walkabout through the country of their ancestors. Listen and learn as your host Gerry introduces you to Nature's Storehouse. Take a step back in time with your hostess Irene as she relates what it was really like growing up an...

Jarramali Rock Art Tours

Join us for a unique, Aboriginal cultural experience, exploring the Quinkan Rock Art sites found among the sandstone escarpments around the small town of Laura, Nth QLD, Guided by friendly, Kuku Yalanji traditional owners. Tour transport options: 1. Tag along in your 4WD. 2. Picked up from Cairns,...