Weekdays & Weekends

2.5 hours

  • No Image Toilets
  • No Image Air Con

Good for 2 adults, 2 children.

per children, ages from 4 to 14

See the world’s oldest living culture come to life through traditional dance, art and interactive demonstrations performed by the Tjapukai people. Your General Admission to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park will indulge you to authentic Aboriginal experience just 20-30 minute drive from Cairns.

Through a live performance, you’ll learn about the ancient dreamtime story of world’s creation according to the Tjapukai people. There will be a variety of Aboriginal art styles which you will discover through the Art of My People. You’ll also learn hunting techniques, as well as the creation and uses of weapons. You’ll also experience throwing boomerangs and spears. Your ticket to the General Admission goes a long way. This experience is great for adults and children.

If you’ve always been interested in the didgeridoo, this tour unravels the secrets of the circular breathing techniques needed to play and master this instrument. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn about the native bush foods and medicines through a presentation.

Basically, your admission for Tjapukai General Admission is a 2.5 hour Aboriginal culture experience and it includes:

  • Creation Story in 360° Theatre 
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Dance Performance
  • Art of My People
  • Didgeridoo Show
  • Bush Foods and Medicines Presentation
  • Hunting and Weapons Presentation
  • Boomerang and Spear Throwing


Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is located approximately 25 minutes north of Cairns and about 50 minutes from Port Douglas. The tour operates on weekdays and weekends. Time slots are 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

You may also be interested in booking combined experiences such as:

Tjapukai By Day: General Admission + Cultural Creations

Tjapukai By Day: General Admission + Cultural Creations and Guided Bush Foods Trail

Tickets to the General Admission is $62 per person and only $45 per child (ages 4 to 14 years old). A family package is available for $166 which is good for 2 adults and 2 children.


You can book this tour easily with In2Culture. Simply click the ‘Book Now’ button, enter your desired date and number of people. Create your free In2Culture user account (recommended) or proceed as Guest to enter your credit card into our secure system with your booking. When the supplier confirms the booking, your credit card will be processed  and you will receive a booking confirmation by email. If the supplier declines your booking you will not be charged and you will receive an email declining the booking.

4 Skyrail Drive, Smithfield QLD 4878, Australia

Tjapukai reserves the right to make changes to schedules due to inclement weather or to change any component of the entry without notice.

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is located approximately 12 km north of Cairns and about 50 km south of Port Douglas.

By Self-drive

From Cairns, you can reach your destination via National Route 1. 
From Port Douglas, the park can be accessible via Captain Cook Hwy / State Route 44. 

If you plan to hire a campervan. Check out Campervan Hire CairnsCampervan Hire Townsville and Campervan Hire Perth.

By Bus

Catch a bus operated by Translink Route 123 from the Cairns City Place Bus Stop and returns from Tjapukai Bus Stop. 

By Taxi

You can take a taxi with Cairns Taxis. It will take you directly to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park in approximately 12 minutes. The estimated cost range is $55 - $70.