Stop by the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park on your way to Cairns, Australia, for fascinating insights into Australia’s diverse Aboriginal heritage! Visitors on these aboriginal tours can learn about the 40,000-year history of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as the arts, traditions, and foods of the Tjapukai people. Doesn’t that sound like fun?
In our Queensland tours, the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is the ultimate place to experience the rich and ancient cultures that have always been unique to Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For over 26 years, the park has engaged, entertained, and educated thousands through two distinct experiences known to many as “Tjapukai By Day” and “Tjapukai By Night.”
Want to see Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park at Night during your Cairns vacation? Excellent decision! Enter the realm of dreams for an unforgettable evening of delectable cuisine and world-class entertainment. Participate in a welcome ceremony with drinks and canapes, as well as a celebration of authentic music, chanting, and dance as world-renowned Tjapukai performers take to the rainforest stage, followed by a spectacular fire-making Corroboree. You will also be treated to a delectable hot and cold buffet, which includes seafood. The evening concludes with an intimate conversation with the performers by the fire and the opportunity to take photos. It’s so much fun! Your experience will appear to be nearly limitless! The tour concludes around 9:30 p.m., at which point hotel drop-offs will begin.
Alternatively, Tjapukai By Day is ideal for visitors of all ages who want to visit the park during the day. If you prefer the daylight, Tjapukai By Day may be for you. Did we mention there’s free Wi-Fi as well? Although you won’t really need to use the internet during this fascinating and exciting tour, it’s still an option! A variety of interactive experiences that rotate throughout the day complement the park’s restaurants, theaters, and retail shops. There is something for everyone to enjoy, from dance performances to boomerang and spear throwing, men’s and women’s business to art exhibitions!
There are numerous enjoyable ways to participate at Tjapukai! At the Cultural Village, you can sample bush tucker (Australian foods), throw spears and boomerangs, learn to play the didgeridoo, and dance around the campfire. It’s so exciting! A guided tasting and demonstration of bush foods, native plants, and natural medicines, as well as a traditional handicrafts workshop involving boomerang painting, weaving, and jewelry making, are also bookable activities. There’s so much to discover here!
Every day at 6:30 p.m., this exciting tour departs from Cairns and the Northern Beaches (varies depending on season and pick-up location).
What’s In It?
Includes admission, a complimentary welcome drink and canapes upon arrival (such as a standard beer, wine, or juice), a delectable dinner buffet, hotel trips, and time to browse the Retail Gallery for authentic Aboriginal souvenirs before departing.
Children under the age of three are free, and those aged four to fourteen pay child rates.