QLD Tourism welcomes Cooktown Orchid Travellers Park in Cooktown, You'll discover wonderful places to visit in Cooktown.Their central location in the middle of town makes the Cooktown Orchid Travellers Park the ideal spot to stay. Tents and vans are welcome. They have a pool, a well set up camp kitchen with hot and cold running water for washing up, two electric barbecues, tables and chairs and a communal fridge. Powered and non-powered sites are available and most sites have some shade. They sell ice and have bait available for those early morning fishing trips. Enjoy a stay in this attractive and historic town which offers museums, botanical gardens and interpretive centre and reef and fishing trips and is close to many of the national parks in the Cape. These attractions together with a well stocked supermarket and a post office and bank make Cooktown a great place to stop.
Cooktown Orchid Travellers Park has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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