Cultural Attractions

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Cairns Museum

The Cairns Museum has amazing stories to share about living in the tropics. Stories of heat, sweat and hard work. Of cane, railways, rainforests and reefs. Of White Australia, Aboriginal resistance and European isolation. Tales of tourists, hippies and local celebrations, amidst humidity, cyclone...

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Rainforestation Nature Park

Rainforestation Nature Park

Set on 100 acres of World Heritage Rainforest, this unique tourist attraction is situated five minutes travel from Kuranda Village, and half an hour by Coach from Cairns in Tropical North Queensland, Australia.This eco-friendly Kuranda attraction hosts Army Duck Rainforest Tours (with Tropical Fruit...

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$4,850.00
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8-Day Savannah Way Tour (Cairns to Darwin / Darwin to Cairns)

8-Day Savannah Way Tour (Cairns to Darwin / Darwin to Cairns)

This Top End Explorer is a fantastic way to experience a memorable journey along the "Savannah Way" between Darwin and Cairns. This great-personalised tour is fully accommodated and you will travel in a small group of no more than 6 people. Enjoy the vibrant colours and scenery of the true outback...

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Mossman Gorge Centre

Mossman Gorge Centre

The Mossman Gorge Centre is a new Indigenous eco tourism development that will better serve visitors to the Mossman Gorge World Heritage site. Mossman Gorge will provide one of Australia’s most iconic Aboriginal experiences in Tropical North Queensland and is the perfect option for visitors looking...

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Paronella Park

Paronella Park

Originally created in the 1930's by José Paronella, a man with a dream, Paronella Park continues to be enjoyed by visitors from near and far. José Paronella arrived in Australia from Catalonia in Spain, in 1913. For the next 11 years he worked, cutting sugar cane initially, then purchasing, improvin...

Jarramali Rock Art Tours

Join us for a unique, Aboriginal cultural experience, exploring the Quinkan Rock Art sites found among the sandstone escarpments around the small town of Laura, Nth QLD, Guided by friendly, Kuku Yalanji traditional owners. Tour transport options: 1. Tag along in your 4WD. 2. Picked up from Cairns,...

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair

The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) offers an opportunity to experience the beauty and diversity of Indigenous cultures. Held over three days annually in July, CIAF is an unparalleled celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, dance and music.

Babinda State Hotel

The “Babinda State Hotel” and Rainforest Accommodation is a beautifully restored Federation hotel which was built in 1917 by the Queensland government. The building retains the charm and character of a bygone era and is listed by the Queensland heritage trust. The hotel offers guests a range of acco...

Mulgrave Settlers Museum

The Mulgrave Settlers Museum is located opposite the sugar mill in Gordon St. The museum has a number of historical items and displays relating to the old Mulgrave Shire donated from the local community. Established in 1992.​ ​Visit and discover a local history.​

Cairns Historical Society

Cairns Historical Society Museum

he Cairns Historical Society makes the history of Far North Queensland accessible for current and future generations. The Society is a not-for-profit Incorporated Association run and managed by volunteers. We are led by an elected Management Committee made up of an executive team and the volunta...

Marineland Crocodile Park

Marineland Melanesia

Marineland Melanesia Crocodile Habitat is a must see when on Green Island - located just 17 nautical miles offshore from Cairns in Australia's World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. Home of 'CASSIUS', Largest captive crocodile in the world! Marineland Melanesia Crocodile Habitat is a must se...

Mandingalbay Ancient Indigenous Tours

Take a journey across the Trinity Inlet and through the mangroves to a lesser known part of Cairns for an authentic experience with a timeless culture. Here, on Mandingalbay Yindinji land, be welcomed to country with a cleansing smoking ceremony followed by a guided walk with Indigenous Rangers disc...

Undara Experience

Undara Lava Tubes, Undara Volcanic National Park

Only 3½ hours drive from Cairns, four hours from Townsville in Tropical North Queensland, you’ll discover a land so different in contrasts…. Undara. Undara Experience, set in pristine Savannah woodlands has been in the care of the Collins family, the original pioneers of this region in 1862. For...

Mulgrave Shire Historical Society

Head towards the sugar mill in Gordonvale, across the train and cane crossing you will find the museum carpark on the left hand side. This building was purpose-built to house objects used by settlers in the area then called Nelson in the late 1800s. The museum has a number of historical items and di...

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

When you arrive at Tjapukai, you are on 25 acres of tribal land, where you will get to experience a range of activities with the traditional people of Far North Queensland. See large murals by Tjapukai's foremost artists retelling the stories of the Dreamtime.

About Cultural Attractions For Cairns

Whatever your experiences of cultural tourism, prepare to be captivated by the sheer quality, professionalism and enthusiasm exhibited by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders of the Far North.

From the phenomenal impact of a multi-award winning Aboriginal Dance Theatre, through the compelling displays of indigenous outdoor performance troupes to the award winning business acumen of the local arts and craftspeople, this region has pioneered a new and dynamic style of cultural presentation which has become a benchmark for indigenous Australians.

Visitors can now choose from a range of cultural experiences including theatre, dance, boomerang and spear throwing, bush tucker presentations, and more from the world famous Tjapukai Cultural Theme Park.