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Cooktown 4wd Adventures | $230 | Save $50

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Travel to the historic township of Cooktown and explore Tropical North Queensland.
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Travel the famous 4wd only Bloomfield Track and traverse the World Heritage Daintree National Par... More
Travel to the historic township of Cooktown and explore Tropical North Queensland.
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Travel the famous 4wd only Bloomfield Track and traverse the World Heritage Daintree National Park. See areas of Australia not seen by many. Visit the old Lions Den Hotel, an infamous Queenslander pub in the middle of nowhere. Hop on board for a memorable day

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2 Day Reef, Rainforest and Aboriginal Culture Package | $411 | Save $21

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Experience the best our region has to offer with a full day Michaelmas Cay Cruise and Daintree Dreaming Day Tour visiting Mossman Gorge. Experience traditional hunting and gathering techniques practised for thousands of years by the Kuku Yalanji... More
Experience the best our region has to offer with a full day Michaelmas Cay Cruise and Daintree Dreaming Day Tour visiting Mossman Gorge. Experience traditional hunting and gathering techniques practised for thousands of years by the Kuku Yalanji people.

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About Daintree Dreaming Day Tour

Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours

Featuring Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours

Experience the world's oldest living culture and the world's oldest living rainforest of the Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge, on this exclusive day tour from Cairns and Port Douglas. Travel along one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives as you head north of Port Douglas to Cooya Beach. (Kuku Kuku) This special place is a traditional fishing ground of the Kuku Yalanji people. 

Cultural Walk

2 hour Cultural Coastal Mangrove Walk

Just north of Port Douglas is beautiful Cooya Beach (Kuyu Kuyu) A one hour scenic coastal drive from Cairns. 

This special place is a traditional fishing ground of the Kuku Yalanji people. Join one of the Kuubirri Warrra clan on their beach, mudflat and mangrove cultural walk.

This unique coastal place has three diverse ecosystems, beach -mangroves and coastal reef that are connected to each other by the ever changing mudflats and tidal lagoons.

Here you will be introduced to traditional fishing and gathering techniques with the aim of finding our own tucker (food).  Your catch may include mud crabs, mussels and fish which are cooked up for everyone to share with home-made damper on the balcony of the family home.

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Mossman Gorge - Daintree National Park

Mossman Gorge swimming hole

We farewell the brothers and travel a short distance to Mossman Gorge, the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park - home of the Kuku Yalanji people. 

You are greeted with a traditional smoking ceremony. This ceremony is conducted by Aboriginal people with specialized cultural knowledge to welcome people to their land. It is a ceremony of spiritual cleansing, to ward off evel spirits and to ensure that while you on the traditional land of Kuku Yalanji people, you are accepted and honoured.

Lunch at Mossman Gorge Centre

Ready for Lunch at Mossman Gorge Centre

A delicious lunch infused with local flavours is served at the Mossman Gorge Cultural Centre at the Maye Cafe.. There is also time to explore the gallery that is filled with artworks from prominent and emerging local artists of the area.

 

Guided Interpretive Rainforest Walk

Guided Interpretive Rainforest Walk

Wander into the lush rainforest of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park – Mossman Gorge, home of the Kuku Yalanji people.

Experience one of the world's oldest and most beautiful rainforests with your Adventure North guide. An easy going walk is across boardwalks, tracks and bridges protecting the delicate ecosystem that adorns spectacular waterfalls, and mountain ranges. Your guide will explain the rich flora and fauna and eco system of this amazing rainforest.

We are privileged to be given access to an area of Mossman Gorge that most are not usually allowed to go. Ensure you bring your bathers so you are able to make the most of this beautiful private swimming hole that is encased by rainforest.

Ngadiku Rainforest Walk - optional 1.5 hour Aboriginal Guided walk

 Ngadiku Rainforest Walk

Take the (optional) 1.5 hour Aboriginal Guided Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk where you are welcomed with a traditional ‘smoking’ ceremony that cleanses and wards off bad spirits. The walk then meanders through stunning rainforest and takes in traditional huts or humpies. Your experienced interpretive Indigenous guide demonstrates traditional plant use, identify bush food sources and provide an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationship with this unique tropical environment.  Your guide demonstrates traditions like making bush soaps and ochre painting. At the end of the tour enjoy traditional bush tea and damper.  

 

Costs: $60.00 adult $30.00 per child 4-14years    

Family 2A + 2C $150.00  

Duration: 1.5 hours                                                                   

Features:

  • Traditional smoking ceremony
  • Stories of the Kuku Yalanji culture and traditions
  • Experienced Indigenous guides
  • Intimate group tour (approx 15 guests)
  • Exclusive access to Kuku Yalanji land
  • Bush tea and damper

A day to remember

A day to remember

This fun, exclusive day tour allows you to join a real Aboriginal cultural experience combined with the pristine natural beauty of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park

Adventure North Australia is a leader in Aboriignal tourism in Tropical North Queensland. Locally owned and operated.

Wanhthaal-bi ngayu nganjin yununku miyil janay- We look forward to seeing you.

*Please note tour can operate in reverse depending on tide times.

**What to bring: Hat, sunscreen, insect repellant, swimmers, towel and bottle of water.

Your day includes

Complimentary hotel pick up and drop off

2 hour coastal and mangrove cultural walk learning to identify and catch land & sea bush tucker

Eat your catch of the day with homemade damper

Welcome to Country Ceremony

Guided interpretive tour through the rainforest of Mossman Gorge with your Adventure North guide

Time for a swim at Mossman Gorge

Lunch at Mossman Gorge Centre

 


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Daintree Dreaming Day Tour - Fun, exclusive day out

Happy guide happy guests

By Daintree Dreaming Day Tour

09 Apr 2016

Guests and guide (Bridget Lawton) having fun on the Daintree Dreaming Day Tour.
Visits Mossman Gorge, Cooya Beach with Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours
Connect with the oldest living rainforest and living culture on the planet on this fun, exclusive day tour from Cairns and Port Douglas

Protecting, Practicing and sharing culture

By Daintree Dreaming Day Tour

03 Apr 2016

A spectacular cultural journey taking you from coast to rainforest experiencing natural beauty and ancient culture.

This fun exclusive day tour allows you to join a real Aboriginal cultural experience.

Learn Traditional Aboriginal fishing and gathering techniques at Cooya Beach with Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours.

Visit Mossman Gorge Cultural Centre - World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park.

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Cairns
QLD 4870
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