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Great views down Captain Cook highway coastline

With parking lay-bys on both sides of the road. A worthwhile stop off to get great views looking... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
Gorgeous views. Take the time

We stopped in for a quick minute to simply admire the beautiful views. It was rather breathtaking... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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| Wangetti Beach, Wangetti, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

With parking lay-bys on both sides of the road. A worthwhile stop off to get great views looking down the coastline - looking south. Also a popular launch spot for hang gliders.

Thank HROxon
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick minute to simply admire the beautiful views. It was rather breathtaking. Really nice to take the time and just enjoy it

Thank BekBishop
Reviewed 20 June 2018

A brief stop on our return from Port Douglas to Smithfield on Tuesday 19/06/18 & the distant views of the ocean & Coastline is amazing. A great oppturnity taking many happy photos.

Reviewed 15 June 2018

This lookout is a must stop for Tourists or first timers to Cairns. Locals stop to admire the view of the ocean stretchiing out to the reef. On some days it is host to numerous Hang Gliders who seem crazy ! Locals lap up the...More

Thank DragonT6
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to stop and take in the view from Port Douglas to Cairns. Not only is the view amazing but watching the tandem gliders is breath taking. This is the spot where they take off and I can't believe people do...More

Thank Beebles123
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The drive from Cairns to Port Douglas along this stretch of coastal highway is simply beautiful. This lookout is well signposted and it’s well worth stopping to take in the beautiful view back towards Cairns. Have your camera at the ready.

Thank Lukajoreb
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We stopped here for some photographic opportunities on our return trip to Cairns. Shame that we were unable to stop in the morning but very difficult with a bus. It was approaching dusk when we arrived and, while we managed some photos, the lot were...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A bit tricky to turn to if you come from Cairns but worth it. You get a really nice perspective on the coastline.

Thank travel2dive
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We recently stopped at Rex Lookout to check out the view but we're quite surprised to see they have tandem gliding that launch from the lookout, if you're wanting to see some great views then I'd have to say there's no better view then up...More

Thank Polley17
Reviewed 30 July 2017

A well sign-posted lookout point, worth a stop to allow you to take-in the amazing scenery. We enjoyed watching hang-gliders over the area, on the day we visited.

Thank Perpetual_Student_NZ
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