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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Cairns Western Arterial Road, Caravonica, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4042 9999
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Aboriginal Cultural Tjapukai by Night Tour including Buffet Dinner
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • 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
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Cairns Western Arterial Road, Caravonica, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4042 9999
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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Thank Marcia B
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Thank Lea11081962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is good for international tourists looking for some Aboriginal culture. As an Australian I have had the privilege of experiencing Aboriginal culture on many occasions. The shows are really good and entertaining. The food was tasty and varied but the wine was awful!...More

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Thank Whitehalltraveller
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Overall underachieving what it could be. We were misinformed by a very rude lady at reception, as a result we missed out on a guided tour. We did get to see the informative shows, which were entertaining for children, not very much for adults though....More

Thank Floriaan V
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Thank peonyrose
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Started with our aboriginal guide telling us where his name came from and the tour started. We tried boomerang and spear throwing, learned about their origins, culture and dances. Brilliant way to spend a few hours. Would recommend.

Thank 23SnapHappy
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This was so interesting and different, we threw spears, boomerangs and watched dancing shows. It is worth a visit!

Thank lisahaley
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Have visited Cairns many, many times over the years and done all of the Great Barrier Reef Tours, Railway, Rain forests -we love Cairns. This experience was amazing. The performers were fantastic, the content of the show was moving, educational, funny and extremely entertaining. The...More

Thank Bianca S
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Our family, including our 14 year old son, really enjoyed this location! We visited for the day and then the night show with dinner. It was well worth our time. I wouldn't miss it.

Thank MountainMom78
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Shawna L
11 April 2017|
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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
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silvanadavid77
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
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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
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