Activity

Weekdays & Weekends

3 hours

  • No Image Toilets
  • No Image Air Con

Good for 2 adults, 2 children.

per children, ages from 4 to 14

Experience Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park's signature evening activity where you will meet the Indigenous rainforest people. This Night Fire package will have you meet the Bama, the Indigenous rainforest people who will paint your face to link you to their traditional land. A truly unique experience that you’ll remember for a lifetime. This tour happens within Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park in Cairns, Queensland.

Be in awe with the powerful performances of the Bama and step into a world that takes you to a magical journey.

Prepare to be linked to the traditional land as the Bama paints your face while you hear the hauntingly beautiful sounds of the didgeridoo. You’ll witness a fire making ceremony where you become part of the Rainbow Serpent circle and hear traditional language songs. The night of cultural celebration ends with a fireside farewell with the Tjapukai warriors by the fire. Before the tour ends, you’ll have a chance to converse and photo sessions.

Summary of Tour Inclusions:

  • Welcome Canapes
  • Didgeridoo Journey
  • Night Fire Dance
  • Fire-making Ceremony
  • Buffet Dinner
  • Fireside Farewell
  • Make your own way to Tjapukai

 

The tour spans for 3 hours with a minimum capacity of one person and a maximum capacity of 15 persons. Time slot is at 7:00 P.M. Plenty of on site parking is available at Tjapukai if you are self driving, this also applies to Taxis and Uber services. Drinks package commences during dinner and concludes promptly at 8:30 P.M.

Tour price is at $123 for adults, and only $75 for children ages 4 -14 years old. A Family package is available for $321. Upgrade for $10 per person to a drinks package with dinner.

 

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 the 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.