Black Mountain and Lion's Den


Black Mountain National Park consists of 781 hectares of protected land, and is home to an amazing imposing mountain of black granite. Black Mountain (Kalkajaka) was formed by hot magma that slowly solidified under the earth’s crust, the softer more exposed surfaces eroded away over time to form the mass of granite boulders we see today, some the size of houses. Afterwards head to the Lions Den Hotel a rustic pub built in 1875 during the mining boom. Grab yourself a drink from the bar (guests own expense) and chat to the locals. Pass by a few of the local Cooktown monuments and sites on your return.
  • Location

    Cooktown

  • Tour Code

    CTN015

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $69.99
    Children (12 & under) from $69.99

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Head to the Lions Den Hotel a rustic pub built in 1875 during the mining boom. Grab yourself a drink from the bar (guests own expense) and chat to the locals.

Special Notes

Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, plenty of biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water Guests should be able to walk across uneven surfaces as the ground may be uneven with gaps and holes between boulders and rocks.
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