Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Tour at Night and Buffet Dinner

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Come join the traditional people of Australia for a special evening of Aboriginal culture. Tjapukai means forest and during this cultural engagement tour you will hear the history of the Tjapukai people, watch theater performances, participate in interactive activities and learn about the traditional customs of the rainforest and its inhabitants.

Highlights

  • Done in English

The Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Tour includes a drink on arrival, Welcome Ceremony, Lakeside Ceremony, dance performance, international buffet dinner, dessert, tea and coffee. It's an experience that will leave you with a deep and lasting memory about Australia's traditional people and culture.



As soon as you arrive at the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, you will feel Australia vibrate through the atmosphere, creating an intense and mysterious atmosphere. Upon your arrival, the Magic Space, the Quinkin spirits come alive to take you on a journey through the Storywaters into the Dreamtime. Thunder and lightning herald the Gadja, a brilliant Dreamtime spirit, and her towering face, Quinkin, to step into the past.

At the Haunted Lakeside Ceremony, visitors will be around the Rainbow Serpent Circle for an Aboriginal celebration of music, song and dance, culminating in a magical fire-making ceremony. The fire is sent across the lake to become a magical fireball, illuminating the lake and the audience. The Tjapukai people then appear in a flame-lit canoe, arriving by ferry at the guest dining room, the Boomerang Restaurant.

In the bright restaurant, you will end the evening with a sumptuous international buffet menu. Next, the Tjapakai people will take the stage to present their culture with their inimitable blend of theater and humor. You will find connections with their joy of living in a world where there are no obstacles, just joy and laughter.



Before returning to your hotel, you can explore the Tjapukai Fine Arts Gallery.


Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Departs from the most centrally located hotels in Cairns and the Northern Beaches

Departure time :

  • 18.40 p.m

Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.


Hotel pickups begin before this time. Contact the local organizer to verify exact hotel pickup time.

Return details:
back to the starting point

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