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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Explore Tjapukai by day and experience the living history of the North Queensland rainforest people with over 16 engaging and interactive activities.

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park welcomes you into a world dedicated to preserving and presenting authentic Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Island culture.

On this 25 acres of tribal land you will have the chance to take part in hands on experiences including:

  • Didgeridoo Journey
  • Tjapukai Dance Troupe
  • Bush Foods and Medicines Talk
  • Hunting and Weapons Display
  • Art Of My People Totem Talk
  • Throw Boomerangs and Spears

Tjapukai by Day is a fun, educational and interactive Indigenous experience that you will not want to miss!

Price: $62 Adult $42 Child (4-14 years)

Children under 4 years of age go free

Optional extras when pre booking

Cultural Creations (Boomerang Painting & Weaving + Jewellery Making) and Indigenous Guided Bush Food Trail

Cultural Creations - Jewellery, Weaving and Boomerang Painting Time: 11.00am - $26 Adult, $16 Child

Take home three hand-made souvenirs. Our artists will teach you how to traditionally paint a returning boomerang and the intricate art of weaving, using plants and grasses. Create your own natural, rainforest style jewellery utilising crystals, seeds and wooden beads.

Indigenous Guided Bush Food Trail Times: 1pm $26 Adult, $16 Child

The trail will take you on a journey through the Tjapukai Parklands showing you bush foods, plants and trees that have culinary and medicinal significance. At the end of journey enjoy billy tea and damper with native fruit jams, as you relax lakeside and enjoy insightful talk with your guide.

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is located 15 minutes drive north of Cairns and south of Palm Cove. Ample car parking available. Coach transport available at additional cost from Cairns and the Northern Beaches (Yorkeys Knob, Trinity Beach, Clifton Beach & Palm Cove)

Available Bookings from October 15 to October 21

Change Dates

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Tue 15 Oct
Wed 16 Oct
Thu 17 Oct
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Sat 19 Oct
Sun 20 Oct
Mon 21 Oct

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$42.00
  • Child$42.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$42.00
  • Child$42.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$31.00
  • Child$31.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$31.00
  • Child$31.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$42.00
  • Child$42.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$42.00
  • Child$42.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$10.00
  • Child$10.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$62.00
  • Child$42.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$62.00
  • Child$42.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$62.00
  • Child$42.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$62.00
  • Child$42.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$62.00
  • Child$42.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$62.00
  • Child$42.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$62.00
  • Child$42.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Linda Brown from Australia wrote on 28 September 2019

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Tjapukai experience

Great day exploring the aboriginal culture. Its good to remember where it all began and respect their culture. Fun dance show. Great talks all round.

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Teressa from Australia wrote on 09 July 2019

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A cultural Realisation

From start to finish you are immersed in the beautiful culture that is the Aboriginal. Their culture is one that is desirable and to the high tech world that is our current this is an eye opener to how simple but beautiful life could be . I would love to experience the actual Aboriginal cultural lifestyle for a few days. It is a beautiful culture which teaches love and respect for the land we live on. From bush medicines to food from hunting and gathering to celebrating within a tribe. An experience which is a must for those who want to experience the Real Australia and how Australia should be before it was taken over. A great learning experience for kids as well as adults.

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Alex from Australia wrote on 09 July 2019

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Great educational & interactive day

Had a great time with my daughter. We both enjoyed our time there. The staff were very friendly and informative. The activities were fun.

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Kathy Ortiz from Australia wrote on 20 January 2019

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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

My daughter and I spent an afternoon here on Wednesday January 16 2019. It was my 2nd visit but her first. We both loved it. Very informative and so much fun trying to throw a boomerang and spear. Our guide Alfred was absolutely brilliant. Would highly recommend a visit.

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Шуберт from Hungary wrote on 25 March 2018

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A nice meeting

Although it was heavily raining, the performers tried their best to explain and entertain the visitors.

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