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  1. Australia
  2. Queensland
  3. Cairns
  4. Tjapukai Cultural Park

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park: Day Entry Ticket

Product ID: 148043
Experience the rich and ancient cultures unique to Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Watch Indigenous performers bring the world’s oldest living culture to life through traditional dance, art and interactive demonstrations.
About this activity
Duration: 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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English
Booklets
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Hear the creation story of the Dreamtime from live performers
  • Watch talented Aboriginal dancers and a didgeridoo show
  • Learn the art of boomerang and spear throwing
  • Explore Aboriginal bushfoods and medicines in an informative talk
  • Discover the unique art of Aboriginal people
Full description
Enjoy various interactive experiences to give you an authentic insight into Aboriginal culture. In the Cultural Center, witness the ancient Dreamtime story of the Tjapukai people's belief in the creation of the world through live performance and the world's most technologically advanced visual effects.

Understand the impacts of the stolen generation and be inspired by Indigenous heroes past and present as you wander through the History and Heroes walk. The 'Art of My People' talk will guide you through a variety of art styles as you learn about the differences between the Aboriginal clans throughout Australia.

Across the lake, join the world famous Tjapukai Aboriginal dancers in a corroboree celebration and fire making ceremony in the Cultural Village. Gain an insight into the gathering and cooking of bush foods and the medicinal values of native plants, learn first hand from a warrior about traditional hunting methods and tribal law. Throw a spear with the help of a traditional Milay spear thrower and learn the art of throwing a returning boomerang. Discover the complex techniques in playing the didgeridoo.  
Includes
  • Self-guided 2.5-hour Indigenous tour
  • Spear and boomerang throwing
  • Bush food and medicine informative talk
  • Dance and didgeridoo show
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Transfers

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

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Important information
Know before you go
• All-weather venue
• Wheelchair accessible
• Please bring a camera
• Sunscreen, insect repellent and water bottle are recommended (can be purchased onsite)
• The recommended check-in time is between 9 AM–2 PM
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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IT’S NOT A SHOW, AS WE FIRST THOUGHT! IT’’S VERY INTERESTING TO LEARN ABOUT ABORIGINAL PEOPLE USEDTO LIVE, THEIR KNOWLEDGEMENT ABOUT NATURE AND THEIR WAY TO UNDERSTAND THE BEGINNING OF LIFE IN OUR PLANET. FURTHER, WE HAD THE OPPRTUNITY TO PRACTICE THROWING BOOMERANG AND WAS VERY FUNNY!

November 12, 2019

February 3, 2020

IT’S NOT A SHOW, AS WE FIRST THOUGHT! IT’’S VERY INTERESTING TO LEARN ABOUT ABORIGINAL PEOPLE USEDTO LIVE, THEIR KNOWLEDGEMENT ABOUT NATURE AND THEIR WAY TO UNDERSTAND THE BEGINNING OF LIFE IN OUR PLANET. FURTHER, WE HAD THE OPPRTUNITY TO PRACTICE THROWING BOOMERANG AND WAS VERY FUNNY!

November 12, 2019

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