The first frontier town of Queensland, Cooktown which was originally discover by Captain James Cook, is rare gem where a seaside town presents a world away from everything else. No high rises, no hustle and bustle but instead serenity, natural surrounds and plenty of sunshine. Get close to the wildlife, cruise to neighbouring islands, exploring the outback and mountains that border the region or simply stay in town to relax and unwind. Even though it is a town of only about 2000 people, you will still find numerous in town delights from sumptuous dining treats, shopping, bars and entertainment for all ages. Take in the historical sites, browse through the museums that are here, walk to the top of Mount Cook or set out on one of the coastal walking tracks that will take you past some amazing scenery.Cooktown is a place where you can learn about Aboriginal culture, the first landing of Captain Cook or get close to nature. It is somewhere where you can enjoy four wheel driving adventures, horseback riding tours and fishing in some of the best estuaries, rivers and ocean waters there are. Known for its local inhabitants, the crocodiles, and home to a variety of birds, marine species and other wildlife every day will be filled with a different experience. Cooktown isn't a place that time has forgotten about, and yet time can stand still, it isn't a place that is untouchable but it is a destination that makes you feel like you are worlds away from anything else. Arrange your accommodation from a caravan powered site to a hotel or resort in Cooktown and start discovering what this northern town has to offer you on your next holiday. Be at the doorstep of the Daintree Rainforest, take a tour to Cape Tribulation, take the kids to the wharf for some fishing or set out for a day of sailing up on the Great Barrier Reef. Discovery scenic flights and cruises will let you experience the Great Barrier Reef from up in the air or up close, where a whole different world waits to be discovered. Visit the town in June when the town celebrates annually the discovery by Capitan Cook where there are many festivities to enjoy and a sight to see while you are here is definitely the view from the top of Grassy Hill but you may also like to use Cooktown as your one stop shop to explore a neighbouring famous destination such as Cape York. Getting here isn't too hard with many people opting to take the road more travelled from Cairns is around 330kms but for anyone who owns a four wheel drive can take the coastal road but can sometimes take a little longer as there are some obstacles to get around but very well worth it. Use Cooktown as your gateway to Cape York, explore the Great Barrier Reef and stay in one of the most untouched destinations in Queensland. Rich in mining, rich in history, loaded with attractions and natural delights and fringed by some famous attractions, you can easily spend a week exploring all that Cooktown has to offer. Whether you are after a farm stay, bed and breakfast, budget hotel, caravan park, dorm room or self contained apartment, book your accommodation in North Queensland, in Cooktown and start planning all the things you wish to see when you finally get here.