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

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park by Day with Transfers

Product ID: 148046
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: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
English
Booklets
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Pick up from Northern Beaches suburbs. Pick up will begin 30 - 60 minutes prior to starting time. Please reconfirm exact pick up time once you make your booking.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Hear the creation story
  • Watch talented Aboriginal dancers and a didgeridoo show
  • Learn the art of boomerang and spear throwing and witness a hunting and weapons demonstration
  • Discover Aboriginal bush foods and medicines in an informative talk
  • See the unique art of Aboriginal people
Full description
Enjoy various interactive experiences to give you an authentic insight into Aboriginal culture. In the Cultural Centre, 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.

Understanding 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. Journey through the complex techniques of playing the didgeridoo.  
Includes
  • Return hotel transfers
  • General admission
  • 2.5-hour tour with indigenous tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
Know before you go
• Tour takes place in all weather venue
• Please bring your camera
• Sunscreen, insect repellent and a water bottle are recommended
• Pick ups from either Cairns CBD or northern beaches are possible with this transfer product
• Hotel pick-ups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to the starting time of the tour. The exact pick-up time will be advised on reconfirmation. Please be waiting outside of your hotel ready for the transfer service. If in doubt, have your hotel check for you
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Very informative. staff great.

December 18, 2018

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