Cooktown Discovery Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

14 Jun 2019 to 16 Jun 2019

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 2019 Cooktown Discovery Festival will take place 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!


Bar Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi History & Heritage International Kiosk Paid Wifi Public Telephone Public Toilet Restaurant Shop

Event Times

14 Jun 2019 to 16 Jun 2019

Annual Event



Charlotte Street, Cooktown, 4895

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