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Tour ID: 10010925

Come and experience an authentic Aboriginal culture with the Tjapukai people in Cairns.Wander through the Magic Space to view authentic stone age artifacts once used by the Tjapukai tribe. Murals created by Tjapukai artists tell the legends of the past.

Enjoy the sounds of the haunting didgeridoo in the Nature's Voice Theatre. The Didgeridoo - A Journey show explores the traditional didgeridoo and incorporates contemporary music with beautiful images of the distinctive region.

The Creation theatre tells the stories of the dreamtime and traditional beliefs of the Tjapukai people.

Move through to the Tjapukai Dance Theatre to experience a dance performance of Tjapukai traditional corroborees.

The *Cultural Village will provide an opportunity to interact with members of the Tjapukai community. Try your hand at boomerang and spear throwing. Listen, learn and ask questions on what traditional hunting techniques and weapons were used 40, 000 years ago. For those that are keen to broaden their knowledge on bush foods and medicines, Tjapukai provides short demonstrations for you.

*In wet weather, demonstrations will be held under cover indoors

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  • Included in price:

    * Nature's Voice Theatre (Didgeridoo - A Journey)
    * Creation Theatre
    * Dance Theatre
    * Bush Foods & Medicines Demonstrations
    * Hunting & Weapons Demonstrations
    * Boomerang & Spear Throwing
    * Face Painting
    * Fire Making
    * "Bibunbay" Kids Program

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Learn how to paint a boomerang with a Tjapukai performer and take home a special memory of your day, or take a Canoe Ride in our lake (subject to weather). The Tjapukai Retail Gallery is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Take your time in the Tjapukai Gallery to purchase an authentic indigenous souvenir, piece of artwork, didgeridoo, boomerang, CD or book - come and see the range of gifts for all budgets for yourself! Our Boomerang Restaurant is open for a Buffet Lunch every day.

  • Duration:

    Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is open daily 9.00am to 5.00pm except Christmas day. To be able to see all shows, arrival must be by 2.00 pm with the first show beginning at 2.15pm (for the afternoon session).

  • Departure:

    9:00 AM Daily

  • Departure points:

    Cairns, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Clifton Beach, Kewarra Beach, Machans Beach and Holloways Beach

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    This tour is a Self-Drive option. Arrival is required between 9am and 2 pm to see all shows included with admission.

  • What to bring:

    Comfortable shoes, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, your camera!

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Children 3 years of age and under are complimentary. Children aged 4-14 are admitted at child prices. 15 years and above are admitted at adult prices.

  • Additional Information:

    Tjapukai accepts cash, major credit cards, travellers cheques, and has EFTPOS facilities available.

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