Online Price: $62AUD
Retail Price: $62
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WHY CHOOSE THIS Sightseeing Day Tour?

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Take in the ancient culture of Aboriginals at the Cultural Centre

Listen to the sounds of island songs and tap your feet to the recurring drum beats while taking part in corroboree celebration and fire making ceremony.

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Learn age-old hunting techniques from the masters

Show your mettle in spear throwing as you practise it on a field target in company of a milay spear thrower. Also learn the technique of releasing a boomerang.

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Study the method of primeval medicine and culinary use of plants

Check out how Aboriginals extracted medicinal components from the root, shoot and leaves of the plants. Also enjoy an up-close experience on the preparation of medicines with native flora.

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Sample delicious meat and experience unique cooking methods

Enjoy the smell of meat being unearthed from the underground oven popularly known as Baynnga. Understand how the cooking technique works and also savour upon tender meat.

This Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park tour lets you absorb the aura and ethos of Aboriginal culture up-close. The park consists of different varieties of experiences that relate to culture exchange between generations.

Get to know about numerous Aboriginal clans and find what makes each clan distinct by inspecting their individual style of art.

After admiring all artefacts move onto the next section where you can gain knowledge related to picking up ingredients necessary for the preparation of exotic Aboriginal foods and also explain the significance of native plants that can act as a substituent for medicines.

Take part in corroboree celebration and move your legs with the world-famous Tjapukai Aboriginal dancers. Delve into the mystical secrets of their past as they bestow you with ideas of how toxins are leached from plants with poisonous components and also learn about how flowers speak to the tribe folk.

Know about the unique way of cooking meat and get to know their culinary activities. Also, taste meat from the Bayngga underground oven. 

Get introduced to the hunting style of Aboriginals by indulging in activities like spear throwing and boomerang. Throw a spear guided by a milay spear thrower and master the skill of releasing the boomerang and retrieving it from the same position. 

Take picture-perfect images of the park and its residents before concluding your Aboriginal Tjapukai by day tour.

  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park day tour from Cairns
  • Aboriginal segments including Creation story, Art of my people, Tjapukai Aboriginal dance performance, bush foods and medicines presentation, hunting and weapons demonstration
  • Didgeridoo show
  • Boomerang and spear throwing
Cultural Creations
Cultural Creations $26

Learn the art of weaving, painting and make traditional jewellery the Aboriginal way.

Guided Bush Food Trail
Guided Bush Food Trail $26

Learn about bush foods, native plants, and traditional medicine. Also taste native fruit jams, billy tea and homemade damper.

Cultural Creations & Guided Bush Food Trail (Both activities )
Cultural Creations & Guided Bush Food Trail (Both activities ) $46

Paint a boomerang, learn to weave with an indigenous artist and get to know about the medicinal value of native plants and taste amazing bush foods.

Bayngga Buffet Lunch
Bayngga Buffet Lunch $30

Relish on delicious Bayngga Buffet Lunch in Flame Tree Restaurant

Transfers from Cairns CBD / Northern Beaches
Transfers from Cairns CBD / Northern Beaches $28

Upgrade the tour to relax on a splendid coach as you travel from above mentioned places to Tjapukai and back.

Transfers from Port Douglas
Transfers from Port Douglas $72

Pick up and drop off from Port Douglas can be utilised by upgrading the tour.

Operates: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Departure/Pickup Location: Tours depart from the Box Office every 30 minutes from 9.30 am, last tour departs at 2 pm

Boards: 09:15 | Departs: 09:30 | Returns: 16:15. Please check with Box Office for pick-up times from your hotel, times will vary.

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I and my family were in cairns for our holiday trip so we decided to go for this culture trip that was so fun and we enjoyed a lot. The weather also turned out perfect. We definitely recommend this to everyone.

I and my family were in cairns for our holiday trip so we decided to go for this culture trip that was so fun and we enjoyed a lot. The weather also turned out perfect. We definitely recommend this to everyone.
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