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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Cairns Western Arterial Road, Caravonica, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Day Trip from Cairns
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Discover where Australia begins at Tjapukai. Explore the rich history of the world's oldest living cultural experience with performance, dance, food and the arts. By Day, learn how to throw a boomerang, gain an understanding into bush foods and hunting techniques. See live performances from the world famous Tjapukai Dance Troupe and the Torres Strait Island Dancers. Enhance you day at Tjapukai with a guided Bush Food Trail through the parklands and sample native jams or create your own souvenirs with our Cultural Creations package. By Night, be immersed in the mystical stories of the dreamtime and be included in a Fire Ceremony with Buffet Dinner and a spectacular Dance Show. However you choose to enjoy it, a visit to Tjapukai is the perfect way to gain a deeper understanding of Australia's diverse Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander heritage.
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Cairns Western Arterial Road, Caravonica, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had the opportunity to visit Tjapukai as part of my work to gain an insight into our local tourism industry. The people were amazing... from the lady at the front desk to my guide Alfred, and the rest of the performance crew. We learnt...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So interesting, entertaining and welcoming. Learning about the culture and history. The singing and dancing was amazing and we really enjoyed learning how to throw a boomerang. Just had an idea why not let the visitors buy the boomerang they have just thrown then you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got home from great evening. The performers were so friendly. The staff were just amazing. The food was excellent. The whole experience was fantastic. We love aboriginal culture. Have visited northern WA and northern territory and south Australia. We have been to Ularu. So...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Nightfire show. It was a great night with a buffet dinner supplied as well. You get a welcome drink and canapes on arrival which was a great touch. The show is a combination of education and humour to get everyone involved!...More

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This was such a fun day! We spent the day learning about the Tjapukai tribe. We learned their creation story, how they use plants and berries for food and medicine, how they hunt, and what they do for fun. We were able to make boomerangs...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here as part of a group tour. I really enjoyed learning more about the aboriginal culture. There was an outdoor demonstration and dances. I loved hearing the didgeridoo played. I didn't realize how hard it is to play one. There was a boomerang...More

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Renuka L
We have a group of 10 people visiting Kuranda Rainforest on 03rd June.They would like to visit in Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park and then take Skyrail Rainforest Cable-way to Kuranda & return take Scenic Railway down to Freshwater station at 03:30 pm. Our clients also have in a Scenic Reef Hopper Flight that morning with pickup at 08:00 am & drop-off to Smithfield Terminal around 10:00 am. How much time is required for visiting the cultural park. If my clients take cable car at 12:30 by what time they will reach Kuranda. I read somewhere they will need 1 1/2 hours for this. The clients would also want to have in lunch out there & if you could suggest in a restaurant in local Kuranda village which caters to Indian Food. Does Frog Restaurant provide some Indian Menu. Please reply immediately as our clients are definite to arrive on these dates. Thanks
19 May 2018|
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Response from Takao M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Renuka. We were a traveling group of three Japanese. We arrived at the Tjapukai Center in our rent-a-car just before 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 24th, 2018. We had booked Exclusive Experience tour which started at... More
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Jane G
25 March 2018|
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Response from Bush T | Property representative |
Djirri Nyurra! Dear Jane, Thank you for your enquiry and interest regarding our Kuranda Tjapukai All Inclusive Day Tour product. Tjapukai By Day General Admission includes: - Bulurru Storywaters Theatre – combination of... More
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majorstu
26 January 2018|
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Response from Angelry_1 | Property representative |
Hi, there is a large car park that is rarely full. Otherwise the Skyrail car park right next door is also very spacious.
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