Captain Cook Memorial Globe

Local nameCaptain Cook Memorial Globe
LocationCanberra, Australia

The Captain James Cook Memorial was built by the Commonwealth Government to commemorate the Bicentenary of Captain James Cook's first sighting of the east coast of Australia. The memorial includes a water jet located in the central basin and a skeleton globe sculpture at Regatta Point of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra, showing the paths of Cook's expeditions. On 25 April 1970, Queen Elizabeth II officially inaugurated the memorial.The water jet is driven by two 3.3 kVA 4-stage centrifugal pumps capable of pumping up to 250 litres per second against a head of 183 metres.

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Opening hours

Daily: 2 pm - 4 pm

More information and contact


More information on the water jet at

Phone +61 2 6205 0044

Address R G Menzies Walk, Regatta Point, Parkes, ACT 2600, Australia

Coordinates -35°17'25.637" N 149°7'46.527" E

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