Activity

Weekdays & Weekends

9:00 AM  -   5:00 PM

  • No Image Toilets
  • No Image Air Con

Good for 2 adults, 2 children.

per children, ages from 4 to 14

Experience a unique Indigenous cultural experience in Far North Queensland! Learn ancient knowledge from the Tjapukai Aboriginal people, watch them demonstrate techniques that have been passed on for over 40,000 years. Plus, you’ll get to learn about native plants, bush foods and traditional medicine with your personal Indigenous Guide. Join this ultimate indigenous experience located in the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, 20 minutes by car from Cairns, Queensland. Book this packaged tour with In2Culture.

This experience brings you to the unique world of the Tjapukai, also known as people of the rainforest, an Aboriginal tribe in the wet tropics of Cairns. This packaged tour includes Tjapukai General Admission + Cultural Creations and Guided Bush Foods Trail.

General Admission includes the following: 

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

 

Cultural Creations include the following: 

  • Paint a boomerang with an Indigenous artist
  • Learn the art of weaving
  • Make traditional Jewellery
  • Take home your unique handmade souvenirs

 

Guided Bush Foods Trail includes the following: 

  • Dedicated Indigenous Tour Guide
  • Guided walk through Tjapukai parklands
  • Learn about native plants, bush foods and traditional medicine
  • Taste native fruit jams with homemade damper and billy tea

 

Tour price is $108 for adults and only $70 for children ages 4-14 years old. A family package (good for 2 adults and 2 children) for $286 is available.

 

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

The participate in Cultural Creations + Guided Bush Food Trails, we recommend you attend the 9AM, 9:15AM, 9.30AM, 10:00AM, 10:30AM or 11:00AM guided tour.

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.