Kurnell Peninsula Headland, in Botany Bay, is the site where Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook first set foot on Australian soil in 1770, forging the beginning of British settlement in Australia. Visit Kurnell Peninsula to see the monument at Captain Cook's landing place, visit the Discovery Centre, and follow the Monument Track as well as walking several other tracks.
Kurnell Peninsula was included in the National Heritage List on 20 September 2004.
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