We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great photo opp, right on the border.

Pop by and you can have one foot in each state at this location. Cold and windy as its right on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bel R
Sydney, Australia
lovely spot to spend an hour or two

good information on tablets, a truly lovely spot to sit and enjoy the views and learn about all the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sarah e
Auckland, New Zealand
Read all 214 reviews
All photos (153)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“point danger”(28 reviews)
“great view”(16 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Tweed Terrace & Boundary Street | Point Danger, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
Improve This Listing
Reviews (214)
Filter reviews
198 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews point danger great view new south wales marine rescue coast guard passing whales across the road tweed river whale watching during whale season air sea rescue nsw border amazing spot lovely walk popular spot picnic lunch photo opportunity
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 198 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pop by and you can have one foot in each state at this location. Cold and windy as its right on the point. But great views. Couple of small coffee shops for a quick coffee or ice cream

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

good information on tablets, a truly lovely spot to sit and enjoy the views and learn about all the ships that sunk in the 2nd world war off the Australian coastline. also fun to "border-jump" also a sweet gift shop with water and ice-creams underneath...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sarah e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The family stopped here today for a BBQ with a view and we were not disappointed. The BBQS were very slow and were not covered with shade but overall ok. While exploring the memorial we learnt more about Captain Cook. The views were spectacular, watching...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank reviews6169
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Get up early to watch the sunrise over the Coral Sea. The different colours of the ocean and the sun rising from the horizon is magical. There are a number of places to sit or take a picnic rug. Plenty of parking at that time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank YoYoGabba
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We enjoyed playing at the border. the time zone is one hour different between New South Wales ( daylight saving) and Queensland- it was incredible to see our phones pick this up less then a meter apart ! The view is stunning, it was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CaitlynsGrampa
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

My family name has origins in Whitby therefore it has always been a quest to see Captain Cooks endeavours both in North Yorkshire and now Queensland and New South Wales. This is a fitting memorial set amongst maritime and war memorials looking over the stunning...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KevinP1314
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

When visiting Our son and daughter in law who live in Tweed Heads he took us for a drive to have a look at his price of paradise. First stop was here to get our bearings and enjoy the view. Next thing I saw was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank E11RKmatthewh
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The memorial located on Point danger and lighthouse is a great stop when exploring the coastal area surrounding Tweed Heads. The lighthouse looks to the south over Dunarnbay and the Tweed River and north, all the way to Surfers Paradise on a clear day. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Odyssey811876
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Point Danger is worth a visit -- you can see the Captain Cook memorial as well as memorials of many of the ships lost in the local waters: primarily during WWII, but also ships lost in natural disasters. The memorials are very poignant to read....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marge M
Reviewed 22 September 2018

A huge slab of concrete on the border of Qld & NSW. Memorial for Captain Cook. Where the border meets the sea.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MrDavetheSarks
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 nearby hotels
Greenmount Beach Hotel
201 reviews
.61 km away
Coolangatta Ocean View Motel
61 reviews
.81 km away
Mantra Twin Towns
5,748 reviews
.90 km away
Tweed Ultima Resort Gold Coast
189 reviews
1.05 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 177 nearby restaurants
Eddie's Grub House
128 reviews
.83 km away
Twin Towns Services Club
509 reviews
.77 km away
Cafe dbar
723 reviews
.04 km away
Choofas Smokehouse & Seafood
176 reviews
.85 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 46 nearby attractions
Coolangatta Beach
1,259 reviews
.68 km away
Tweed Heads Visitor Information Centre
43 reviews
.99 km away
Chris Cunningham Park
19 reviews
1.02 km away
Snapper Rocks
397 reviews
.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines