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.
Share
Review Highlights
time zone changes !

We enjoyed playing at the border. the time zone is one hour different between New South Wales... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CaitlynsGrampa
,
Wellington, New Zealand
Part of the stunning Gold Coast collection

My family name has origins in Whitby therefore it has always been a quest to see Captain Cooks... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KevinP1314
,
Monifieth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 207 reviews
124
All photos (124)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“point danger”(26 reviews)
“great view”(16 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
25°
16°
Nov
26°
18°
Dec
27°
20°
Jan
Contact
Tweed Terrace & Boundary Street | Point Danger, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
Website
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 June 2015

The Captain Cook memorial is located on top of the most Easterly point in Queensland, right above Point Danger. There are a few plaques, set amongst the lighthouse, with some information. It was built in 1970 to commemorate Captain Cook's discovery of the Eastern Coast....More

5  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Fantastic views. Great spot for whale watching. Just love coming up here and staring at the view. Would often bring the kids up on the way to school.

1  Thank Sally T
Reviews (207)
Filter reviews
194 results
Traveller rating
109
74
10
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
109
74
10
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews point danger great view new south wales marine rescue coast guard passing whales across the road tweed river annual migration during whale season air sea rescue winter months whale watching nsw border amazing spot popular spot great photo opportunities
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 194 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank CaitlynsGrampa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank KevinP1314
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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

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.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

The view is spectacular, we were lucky to see a pod of whales playing in the ocean splashing around.

Thank Elisabeth C
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Great views of the ocean, unique to be able to stand in two states at the same time. Coffee shop was busy but nice to have an ice cream. Lovely walk to the beach & back.

Thank OnAir758883
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Have been visiting the lookout since I was a little kid. Nice to see some maintenance/repairs being undertaken to ensure that it will be here for many more years to come. Great views from the view decks.

Thank Jenni T
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Great to visit during the day to get great views north and south of beautiful coastline. Also great to visit as sun is setting for different perspective. Must visit the quaint Coast Guard tourist shop for good priced souvenirs and gifts.

Thank ChrisM13458
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 nearby hotels
Greenmount Beach Hotel
187 reviews
.61 km away
Coolangatta Ocean View Motel
61 reviews
.81 km away
Mantra Twin Towns
5,571 reviews
.90 km away
Tweed Ultima Resort Gold Coast
188 reviews
1.05 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 174 nearby restaurants
Eddie's Grub House
125 reviews
.83 km away
Twin Towns Services Club
486 reviews
.77 km away
Cafe dbar
715 reviews
.04 km away
Signatures
45 reviews
.77 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 46 nearby attractions
Coolangatta Beach
1,235 reviews
.68 km away
Tweed Heads Visitor Information Centre
42 reviews
.99 km away
Chris Cunningham Park
16 reviews
1.02 km away
Snapper Rocks
387 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.
Submit
Posting guidelines