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Cook Shire Visitor Information Centre

Welcome to the remote, unspoilt beauty of Cape York Peninsula. Captain Cook's arrival on the banks of the Endeavour River in 1770 led to his first recorded meaningful contact and reconciliation with Aboriginal people. Discover this unique history and Cooktown's colourful past on a stroll around town...

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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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Kindred Cafe

Natures Powerhouse - Visitor Information Centre Cooktown

Having Kindred Café open, offering the same wonderful café atmosphere we all love, catering, a retail outlet selling a range of goods, and holding events is part of an overall strategy to build local skills, promote our magnificent gardens precinct, and sustain NPH’s vitality.

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About Nature's Powerhouse - Visitor Information Centre Cooktown

Renown for some truly adventurous 4WD experiences and great outdoor camping, Cape York Peninsula is a favourite with keen fishing enthusiasts, history buffs and those getting away from it all. Avid birdwatchers come from around the world and nature lovers are stunned by the raw beauty of this tropical wonderland.

The lush tropical rainforests and vast stretches of savannah country with rivers that flow in to the wetlands, are just some of the features of Cape York Peninsula's wild landscapes. ...

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