Daintree Dreaming

Length of Tour: 1 Day

Tour Dates: Departs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 

Departure Months:  Year round (excludes some dates)

Community: Kuku Yalanji

Cost:
Adult AUD$235.00
Child (4 – 14 years) AUD$205.00   Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) AUD$869.00

Pickup Point: Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas
 

Includes:

  • Morning tea and lunch
     

Highlights Include:

  • 2 hour coastal &mangrove walk
  • Learn how to throw a spear, hunt & gather for bush tucker
  • Morning tea of homemade damper
  • Lunch at Mossman Gateway Centre
  • Guided interpretive Rainforest walk (option to take a walk with a Kuku Yalanji guide at Mossman Gorge additional cost)
  • Return transfers from Hotel Cairns
     

Overview:

Experience the rich Aboriginal history and culture of this region on this exclusive day tour adventure from Cairns and Port Douglas. This fun, exclusive tour allows you to join in a real Aboriginal cultural experience, combining pristine natural beauty of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park. A day you will never forget!

Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours 2 hour coastal and mangrove walk

Travel to Cooya Beach north of Port Douglas and meet with the Kubirri Warra brothers who follow the traditions of their ancestors. This special place is a traditional fishing ground of the Kuku Yalanji. 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. The brothers teach their guests how to throw a spear and demonstrate how to search and hunt for fish, mud crabs and mussels. Learn about bush tucker and medicines before enjoying home- made damper and catch of the day.

Welcome to Country at Mossman Gorge:

You are welcomed with a traditional smoking ceremony. This ceremony is conducted by Aboriginal people with specialised cultural knowledge and will protect you whilst visiting Kuku Yalanji country.

Mossman Gorge Centre:

Enjoy a delicious lunch infused with local flavours.

Mossman Gorge:

Wander into the lush rainforest of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park Mossman Gorge, home of the Kuku Yalanji people and experience one of the world’s oldest and most beautiful rainforest. An easy-going walk is across boardwalks, tracks & bridges protecting the delicate eco system that adorns spectacular waterfalls and mountain ranges. Your guide will explain the rich flora, fauna and eco system of this amazing rainforest. Ensure you bring your swimming bathers so you can make the most of the beautiful private swimming hole that is encased in the rainforest.

Ngadiku Dreaming – Kuku Yalanji guided walk at Mossman Gorge with Aboriginal Guide

additional AU$60.00 per adult and AU$30.00 per child