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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.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Cairns Western Arterial Road, Caravonica, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4042 9999
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great time learning about the native people and trying my hand at spear and boomerang throwing. Very fun park with knowledgeable and friendly hosts.

Thank Matthias B
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

A really great day.. very relaxed.. informative and fun.. the cultural creations was an excellent add in for our two kids and us!!

Thank Vmdunnes
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

An amazing night learning the culture of Tjapukai people through songs, dances and jokes. Good for kids and adults alike. Not to skip when visiting Cairns - much better than the noise in Cairns City centre.

Thank S H F
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Nice visit. Our guides were great. They were so nice and helpful and had a great sense of humor. They obviously care about their culture and sharing it with others. I wish we had more freedom to wander as we pleased between the different areas...More

Thank Monarch989
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

A fantastic cultural experience with a welcoming and interactive show that gives the audience a glimpse into the history of the aboriginal people. Highly recommend to experience the night show and see the wonderful performances

Thank Matthew Y
Reviewed 1 August 2017

A night-time visit to Tjapukai was one of the events organised for the small group I was part of during a visit to Cairns. We were picked up by bus and transported to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. I had no idea what to expect,...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Such a great evening. Amazing to experience and learn about the culture of Aboriginals. Our hosts created a relaxed and fun atmosphere and got to taste Emu, Crocodile and kangaroo! Highly recommended.

Thank Neassa K
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We did the bush tour food and general admission activities. The bush food tour lasted about 20 minutes and we were shown a number of trees and told how their parts were used for medicine and food. It was very interesting and interactive, but also...More

Thank Wahoo62
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Went out with friends for a cultural evening and food. Cultural show was okay. Good to see. Food fantastic. Good night out for family, couples, or anyone.

Thank Awesumcuple
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I was grateful to the team here for so generously sharing their story and history. They made each of feel like we belonged and provided so many opportunities for the kids to be involved. Loved the relaxed sense of humor.

Thank Rebekah T
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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