Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Tour Guide
Since time immemorial, the Australian Aboriginals have revered their culture and all it entails. Now, you can join them in a fascinating journey through their folklore and gain an interesting insight into their lives with a visit to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. The largest Indigenous cultural park in Australia and longest running stage show, the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park in Cairns bridges the gap between the indigenous Australians and the modern world in one of the most innovative ways ever.
Throw a spear; play the didgeridoo, the aboriginals’ traditional wind instrument; learn about bush tucker/bush food native to Australia and its medicinal properties and watch in amazement as the traditional Aboriginal performers weave a story of life and present it through song, dance and a fire making ritual. A Tjapukai-by-Day experience enhances your experience with a genuine cultural and visual demonstration of traditional hunting techniques.
Stay on for the Tjapukai-by-Night for an experience-of-a-lifetime. Held at night, long past sunset, the Tjapukai-by-Night experience begins with welcome drinks and ceremonial face painting followed by Didgeridoo blessing ceremony and Quikan Spirit, Fire making ceremony by the lakeside, with special effects fireball explosion, a sumptuous dinner, Live Tjapukai dance performances and interactive sessions by the campfire. A major highlight of the evening is the traditional interaction with Dreamtime or BULURRU, the source of life.
With a setting in a traditional Tjapukai rainforest land, native Australian Aboriginal Tjapukai performers and a retain gallery for your souvenir needs, the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park offers a fascinating experience quite unlike any other.