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Captain Cook Memorial Water Jet

3.3/5
8 Reviews
Fountain
Address: Lake Burley Griffin, near Regatta Point, Canberra 2004, Australia
Phone: 61 (0)2 6271 2888

What people are saying:

Viewed from different angles, this fountain actually looks very beautiful sometimes, and sometimes looks quite ordinary. It is mainly a monumental fountain, so there is no supporting landscape.

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  • LiamRedmond2
    LiamRedmond2
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    Captain Cook is Racist

    Captain Cook is a racist and this memorial deserves to be made in a better persons name. It's sad to see such a beautiful water jet named after such a horrible person.

    Reviewed on /Date(1591828345000+0800)/
  • Dimitris L
    Dimitris L
    Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central Portugal
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    Canberra landmark!

    The Captain Cook Memorial Water Jet is a Canberra landmark. It is a great sight and can be seen from a number of spots at some distance. We have seen it on many occasions when visiting Canberra, altho...

    Reviewed on /Date(1571667736000+0800)/
  • Niccers16
    Niccers16
    Bundaberg, Queensland
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    Amazing to see

    Spent 5 days in Canberra and the water jet is visible from many locations. Not sure how often the jet is on as it wasn’t working everytime we went past, but we stopped on a couple of occasions just to...

    Reviewed on /Date(1565629505000+0800)/
  • Xanerin
    Xanerin
    Alice Springs, Australia
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    Shoot For The Stars

    This looks beautiful in the lake and makes a lovely setting. It certainly powers up to a great height but even though it does this, it is not something I would go purposely to see. If you are going ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1564101731000+0800)/
  • JessieL1380
    JessieL1380
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    Disappointment

    Travelled to Canberra and waited till 12:30 to see the water jet before we drove back to Melbourne. Water jet wasn’t on. It was ANZAC day so not sure if it was because of that.

    Reviewed on /Date(1557099269000+0800)/

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