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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Cairns Western Arterial Road, Caravonica, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4042 9999
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Discover where Australia begins at Tjapukai. Explore the rich history of the world's oldest living cultural experience with performance, dance, food and the arts. By Day, learn how to throw a boomerang, gain an understanding into bush foods and hunting techniques. See live performances from the world famous Tjapukai Dance Troupe and the Torres Strait Island Dancers. Enhance you day at Tjapukai with a guided Bush Food Trail through the parklands and sample native jams or create your own souvenirs with our Cultural Creations package. By Night, be immersed in the mystical stories of the dreamtime and be included in a Fire Ceremony with Buffet Dinner and a spectacular Dance Show. However you choose to enjoy it, a visit to Tjapukai is the perfect way to gain a deeper understanding of Australia's diverse Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander heritage.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“throw spears” (18 reviews)
“dinner show” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Cairns Western Arterial Road, Caravonica, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4042 9999
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Working in tourism, I know how hard it can be to deliver an engaging experience to guests from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds but these guys have turned it into a fine art. A variety of presentations and presentation methods kept us interested...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our entire trip. This is First nation culture presented in a way that makes you want to learn more. The day is meaningful and presented with a purpose by people that are obviously proud of their background and want to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited early morning and had a small group. We learnt about local culture with a show about the origin story. Also saw a local dance show and leant about bush tucker foods and got to try our hand at spear and boomerang throwing. Our...More

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Shawna L
11 April 2017|
Response from Bush T | Property representative |
Hi Shawna, Thank you for your inquiry. You most certainly can do both activities in one day as our park is open from 9:00am till 5:00pm during the day and then we reopen at 7:00pm for our Night Fire. I would suggest to do... More
4 March 2017|
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Response from Angelry_1 | Property representative |
Hi Silvanadavid77, We would recommend the day experience as it will give you time to interact one on one with our Aboriginal guides. It will also let the kids throw a boomerang and a traditional spear, and teach you about... More
Jason R
31 January 2017|
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Response from hadasawitty | Reviewed this property |
When you enter the building they begin the evening with aboriginal face paint and some food and drink- everyone is milling around. Then the performers come in all dressed up playing this aboriginal instrument and they lead... More