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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Day Trip from Cairns

  • Half- or full-day tour of the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park from Cairns
  • Discover Australia’s vibrant Aboriginal history and heritage
  • Experience traditional dancing, art, medicine and handicrafts
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Day Trip from Cairns
From US$62.14
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Afternoon Departure (Half Day)Most Popular
Tjapukai half-day trip from Cairns. Departure is at 1:15pm, return to Cairns at 5:15pm
From US$62.14
Morning Departure (Half Day)
Tjapukai half-day trip from Cairns. Departure is at 8:30am, return to Cairns at 12:45pm
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Immerse yourself in traditional Australian culture with a half- or full-day tour of the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park from Cairns. Get hands-on as you master boomerang or spear throwing, try basket weaving or take a didgeridoo lesson, then tuck into a delicious buffet lunch (not included). That’s not all: you’ll also get chance to learn about bush tucker and herbal medicines, hear Dreamtime stories from Aboriginal performers and be entertained with traditional art, dance and handicraft demonstrations.
What to Expect

Immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture with a visit to Tjapukai Park, “Where Australia Begins”.

This unique park brings one of the world’s oldest culture to life through traditional dance, art and interactive demonstrations such as boomerang throwing and playing the didgeridoo.

Choose between a morning or afternoon visit, each which include access to various talks, performances and activities including bush food and medicines presentations, a traditional bayngga oven demonstration (a.m.), hunting and weapons demonstrations, and Tjapukai dance performances.

A delicious buffet lunch (own expense) with its own choreographed stage show is offered daily.

Reviews (18)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
An amazing day

I went here with a friend on a day tour and we had a informative and emotional day with an aboriginal guide. We're both very interested in the aboriginal history and the aboriginals' conditions today, and this experience was just what we needed. It was...More

Thank elisabethloefting
Reviewed 1 week ago
Educational insights into culture and people of Australia

We struggled to find an authentic experience to educate us about the history of the original people of Australia. This experience was a little touristy, but overall was a fantastic education and very interesting. Our tour guide was very talented with multiple skills, and helped...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LTA0118
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile
A great afternoon

We have just completed the afternoon tour at Tjapukai. We learnt so much about the history of Australia and the aboriginal culture. Everyone should take this tour to fully understand how Australia was formed. The tour also contains dancing, boomerang throwing and spear throwing. Thanks...More

1  Thank T2865CLdavid
Brad F, General Manager at Global Travel Services, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thanks for the time taken to review us! So happy you enjoyed the park and well done Joe!!

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile
Cultural experience

We have just done the morning trip to Tjapukai and had a 2.5hour guided tour. Our tour guide was informative and kept us moving along. The theatre screen show was great as well as the dance performance. We would have liked to learn a bit...More

2  Thank sophiew937
Brad F, Manager at Global Travel Services, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you very much for the feedback. We will pass this al;ong to Tjapukai who can perhaps incorporate some of these things into their show. Happy travels!!

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile
Very interesting day!

Me and my friend went here to learn about aboriginal culture in Australia, and it was such a fun and interesting day! Really enjoyed it! I would highly recommend this to people who have an interesting in learning about aboriginal culture.

Thank laurenzarateasdale
Brad F, Manager at Global Travel Services, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Tjapukai truly is a great experience to learn about the cultures of Australia. The fact that it's only 30 mins from the CBD too makes it a good half-day outing! Thanks for reviewing:)

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17 July 2018|
Response from Linda D | Reviewed this property |
I'm SURE they will pick u up, but they'll CHARGE u quite a bit I think. I wasn't THAT far, and they charged us more than I feel was fair.
11 April 2018|
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Response from LTA0118 | Reviewed this property |
I think a three year old would love it.