Fraser Island is such a special place it would be a shame to rush through. Over the next five days Bristol Rose makes her way through the shoals of Fraser Island, stopping to fish and rest at Snout Point, Garrys Anchorage and Bennett Creek, then up the Burnett River to Bundaberg.
Daisie and I are at the lookout on Round Hill to watch the sailors bring Bristol Rose into the anchorage at the small town of 1770. 1770 is the first of Captain Cook's landing sites on the Queensland coast (the second in Australia). Cook's ship The Endeavour was anchored about two miles off shore. There is a stone monument in honour of the event in 1770. The inscription reads: