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Doongal Aboriginal Art

Closes in 13 min: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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local aboriginal arts, well worth the look

we dropped in on a whim when we passed by, and well worth the visit, some very good local... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Ballarat, Australia
The best selection of Indigenous artwork

Some of the best Indigenous artwork in Queensland. You can find traditional to evolving artwork... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Brenda M
Maleny, Queensland, Australia
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We specialise in local Aboriginal Rainforest Art as well as artwork from indigenous Central Australian artists. Aboriginal culture did not have a written language, instead their laws, stories and social behaviour was passed on in the form of song...more
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49 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 4249
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

we dropped in on a whim when we passed by, and well worth the visit, some very good local aboriginal artists displaying there talented works. prices ranged from very affordable small items to some quite amazing works being a bit pricey for my pay grade....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Some of the best Indigenous artwork in Queensland. You can find traditional to evolving artwork. Breath-taking! Photos are not allowed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Kuranda – it is a very hippy little village populated probably half and half between last chance trendies and the Djabugay Aboriginal people. It is extremely reliant on tourism and there are three separate markets all set up in the town and two large hotels...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 6 September 2018

A wonderful gallery with fantastic art! The sizes and prices vary depending on the piece and the staff is very helpful!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shamylla v
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We could easily have spent all out money here. Visited the shop three times before we finally decided what to buy. The staff are charming , knowledgeable and good fun. The items for sale vary from hand painted bookmarks to huge paintings to boomerangs to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Huge variety of Aboriginal art. Items could be a bit pricy though. Big store so allow a bit of time to stroll around. Few staff and they won’t bug you while you view.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarkE20
Reviewed 8 August 2018

If you like Aboriginal art, this is a must-see. An excellent range of art works for viewing and / or purchase, with a wide price range to suit most budgets. No one hassled us, we were allowed to wander without being pressured, which was nice....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ngaire W
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Gallery adjacent to our hotel on Esplanade. Wide variety of Aboriginal art, plus artefacts such as didgeridoos and boomerangs.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Philbo65
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We liked the art here, but found the prices a bit steep and in actual fact, a lot of the art here is by the same artist and quite similar. But worth a peek if you are passing by. I bought some aboriginal art, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank firautami
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Dropped in a couple of times and it is definitely beautiful to see such wonderful vibrant colours but you will need a healthy credit card that’s for sure 🤣

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steve-70
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