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In Search of Captain Cook


Our odyssey commences in the quaint coastal town of Whitby, nestled along the North Yorkshire coast of England. Here, amidst the bracing sea air, James Cook was born in 1728, his destiny forever intertwined with the boundless ocean. The Captain Cook Memorial Museum, a treasure trove of maritime relics and historical narratives, offers a tantalizing

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Things to do and see - In Search of Captain Cook

Enter the historic house where James Cook trained as a sailor
Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby, UK
 
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Go to a museum built next to the site of James Cook's birthplace
Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, Marton, UK
 
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See Captain Cook's landing monument in Australia
Captain Cook's Landing Place, Kurnell, Australia
 
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Explore the place of Cook's first voyage in 1770
Australia
 
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Visit the country that Cook was the first European to define the outline of
New Zealand
 
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Venture to the islands that Cook explored and mapped in 1778
Hawaii
 
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Discover the island where Cook conducted extensive mapping
Tahiti, French Polynesia
 
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Walk in the steps of Cook by exploring the Alaskan coastline
Alaska, USA
 
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FAQ - In Search of Captain Cook

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Events - In Search of Captain Cook

March
Kona Brewers Festival
The Kona Brewers Festival is a celebration of craft beer and local breweries, often featuring a diverse selection of beers, delicious food, and live entertainment. It's an event for beer enthusiasts to sample unique brews.
Kailua-Kona,, United States


June
The Cooktown Discovery Festival
This is a festival that commemorates the landing of Captain Cook and his crew in Cooktown, Queensland,. The festival features a re-enactment of the first encounter between Cook and the local Indigenous people, as well as live music, cultural performances, art exhibitions, markets, and more.
Queensland, Australia


October
The Endeavour Festival
This is a festival that celebrates the arrival of Captain Cook and the Endeavour in Whitby, England, UK. The festival features a replica of the Endeavour ship, as well as historical displays, maritime activities, workshops, lectures, and more. The festival is held annually in October
Whitby, England



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