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Cooktown Discovery Festival


A fully costumed re-enactment of the landing of Captain James Cook and his first meeting with the Guugu Yimithirr people and celebrations all weekend throughout the town.

The 2024 Cooktown Discovery Festival will take place from June 14-16 in beautiful and historic Cooktown.

This is one of Far North Queensland's premier events with hundreds of visitors flocking to Cooktown every year to experience the unique culture of Cooktown and have a great time making history fun! 

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