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Tour ID: 10062850

Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours:

You will be collected from your accommodation and travel north of Port Douglas to the beautiful Cooya Beach (Kuyu Kuyu).
This special place is a traditional fishing ground of the Kuku Yalanji people. Join one of the Kubirri Warra brothers Linc or Brandon on their beach, mudflat and mangrove walks.
This unique coastal place has three diverse ecosystems - beach, mangrove and coastal reef - that are connected to each other by the ever-changing mudflats and tidal lagoons. Here you will be introduced to traditional fishing and gathering techniques with the aim of finding your own tucker(food). Your catch may include crabs, mussels and fish, which are cooked up for everyone to share with homemade damper on the balcony of the family home.

Mossman Gorge:

Wander into the lush rainforest of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park - Mossman Gorge, home of the Kuku Yalanji people. Experience one of the world's oldest and most beautiful rainforests with your Adventure North guide, an easy walk across boardwalks, tracks and bridges that protect the delicate ecosystem that adorns spectacular waterfalls and mountain ranges. Your guide will explain the rich flora, fauna and diverse ecosystem of this amazing rainforest.
Ensure you bring your bathers so you are able to make the most of the beautiful swimming hole that is encased by rainforest.
Enjoy a delicious lunch infused with the local flavours is served in the Mossman Gorge Centre at the edge of the rainforest. There is also time to explore the gallery, which is filled with artworks from prominent and emerging local artists of the area.

Ngadiku Indigenous guided Dreamtime Walk:
Your experienced Indigenous guide will demonstrate traditional plant use, identify bush food and traditions like making bush soaps and ochre paint. The walk meanders through stunning rainforest on private walking trails and takes in traditional huts or humpies while your guide provides an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationship with this unique tropical environment.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    • 2 hour coastal & mangrove walk learning to identify and catch land & sea bush tucker
    • Eat your catch of the day with homemade damper
    • 1.5 hour Aboriginal Guided Dreamtime Gorge Walk
    • Lunch at Mossman Gorge Centre
    • Return Hotel Transfers

  • Available for purchase/hire:

  • Duration:

    1 day touring or approx 10 hours

  • Departure:

    7:30 AM Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri

  • Return:

    5.00pm - 6.00pm

  • Departure points:

    Cairns, Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cairns Beaches, Trinity Beach, Thala Beach, Clifton Beach, Kewarra Beach and Holloways Beach

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Hotels and motels in Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas

  • What to bring:

    Please bring hat sunscreen insect repellant swimmers town and bottle of water

  • Fitness level required:

    Not specified

  • Child policies:

    Child 4 -12 years

  • Additional Information:

  • Destinations:

    Mossman Gorge

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