The rocky headlands jut into the sea.
Broken Bay and other inlets, and several headlands, were also seen and named, but the vessel did not come to an anchor till Moreton Bay was reached, although the wind prevented Cook from entering this harbour.
Its more prominent headlands are Punta Galera, Cabo Coast.
Orange trees, mimosas and vines coat the slopes above a coastline of rocky coves, craggy headlands and rugged cliffs.
The Blue Flagged Blackpool Sands, set between a claw of wooded headlands, couldn't be more different from its namesake.