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Darke's Grave


Darke's grave and monument stands as a memorial to the first European, John Charles Darke who explored the area in 1844. Darke was speared by aborigines near Waddikee Rocks on 23 October 1844.

An overview of the explorers life and death is explained at the grave site, located under the ranges named after him.


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  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled

    Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.