Discover the living history of Australia’s indigenous Tjapukai people – the people of the rainforest – at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park in Cairns. Immerse yourself in traditional Tjapukai culture and learn to play a didgeridoo, throw a spear and catch a boomerang. One of the world’s oldest living cultures is brought to life by Aboriginal dance performances, storytelling and various interactive crafts and activities. Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park will provide a unique insight into the traditional way of life as told by the Aboriginal people.
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Stop At: Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Cairns Western Arterial Road, Caravonica, Queensland 4870 Australia
Located a 15-minute drive from Cairns or Palm Cove, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is a genuine cultural experience that celebrates the living history of Australia’s indigenous people. Listen to the stories of earth’s creation, known as Dreamtime, that have been passed down through the generations. See professional performers bring the stories to life as a didgeridoo provides the soundtrack to the corroboree, an Australian Aboriginal musical and dance performance.
This unique cultural experience will provide an opportunity to interact with members of the Tjapukai community. There are several performances, demonstrations and educational talks during the day
Your Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park general entry ticket includes a 2 ½ Hour tour led by a Tjapukai Indigenous Guide. These tours commence at 9:15am, 9:30am, then every half an hour until 2pm each day. A guided tour will enable you to spend time with a Tjapukai guide who is there to answer all your questions, and ensure that your visit to Tjapukai is as rewarding as possible. This is a great way to immerse yourself in this fascinating and ancient culture, and you are welcome to join as many tours as you wish throughout the day. After your tour, browse the gift shop for a genuine Aboriginal Souvenir.
Art of my People
Discover how art is used to express Australia’s diverse indigenous culture.
Awe Inspiring special effects and live performers immerse you in the Djabugay Dreamtime stories.
History & Heroes Journey
See a collection of short films and a photographic exhibition of Australia’s inspiring Indigenous Heroes.
Tjapukai Dance Theatre
Join the Tjapukai Aboriginal Performers in a corroboree with traditional song, celebration dances and a fire making ceremony.
Bushfoods & Medicines Presentation
Gain an insight into the ancient medicinal and culinary value of native plants used for survival in the rainforest.
Hunting & Weapons Demonstration
Enter the world of men’s lore. Learn about clan discipline, tribal warfare and the tools used in hunting.
Didgeridoo – A Journey:
Discover how this Ancient wood wind instrument is made and the techniques used to create its unique sound
Boomerang & Spear Throwing
Learn the techniques of traditional hunting as you’re taught to throw your own boomerang and spear.
Duration: 3 hours
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
- All activities listed in the Itinerary section
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
- Entry/Admission - Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
- Food and drinks
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, 4 Skyrail Dr, Smithfield QLD 4878, Australia
Open from 9am to 5pm. Shows run continuously throughout the day. Allow a minimum of 3 hours for the total experience. Last Check in for The General Admission is at 2:00pm.
Returns to original departure point
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