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Cooktown Discovery Festival

Jun 14, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 16, 2024, 5:30 PM

Experience the Cooktown Discovery Festival 2024!

Join a journey of discovery at the Cooktown Discovery Festival 2024, happening from 14-16 June. Explore the rich culture of the Guugu Yimithirr people, delve into the legacy of James Cook and his crew, and unravel the stories of Cooktown's historical encounters.

Re-live the captivating history of Cooktown from 1770, when James Cook first set foot on these shores, to the bustling days of the 1800s gold rush. Immerse yourself in a tapestry of events that celebrate our region's heritage, adventure, and culture.

The 2024 program of events is packed with exciting activities, with new additions being revealed every week. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with history and experience the spirit of Cooktown!


Plan Your Visit


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