Daintree Cultural Adventures
Length of Tour: Half day or Full day
Tour Dates: Monday to Saturday
Departure Months: Year Round (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day & Culturally significant days)
Community: Kuku Yalanji
Minimum 2 passengers Maximum 11 passengers
No child prices but children are welcome
Full Day Ngana Julaymba Dungay AUD$230.00 per person
Morning Half Day Ngana Julaymba Dungay AUD$180.00 per person
Afternoon Half Day Ngana Julaymba Dungay AUD$180.00 per person
Pickup Point: Port Douglas, Mossman and Daintree Village
- Drinks and Lunch or Morning/Afternoon Tea provided (depending on tour chosen)
- Professional Guide
- Bush tucker tasting (seasonal and tidal)
- Pick up from Port Douglas, Mossman or Daintree Village
- Learn about the Kuku Yalanji Rainforest Aborigines and history of the region
- Visit Aboriginal cultural sites
- Taste some bush tucker
- Discover the rainforest
- See spectacular waterfalls
- Visit the coast and learn about marine life
- Swim in pristine fresh water streams
- Try traditional hunting and spear throwing
Your guide is a Kuku Yalanji man from the Mossman/Daintree area and has been working as a tour guide in this region for over ten years. He enjoys living, learning and sharing his Aboriginal culture. He believes that interacting with visitors and teaching them about Aboriginal culture creates an understanding and respect of Aboriginal beliefs which helps in the reconciliation process on all levels. His ambition is to learn and maintain the traditions of his people. He regularly spends time with elders, in order to gain as much knowledge and experience which he share on tours.
NGANA JULAYMBA DUNGAY: We All Go Daintree
Spend the day with a local Aboriginal tour guide, learning about culturally significant areas and the relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land. Learn the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area. Guided walk through the rainforest and coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilised from nature, sample some bush tucker, collect shellfish and try traditional Aboriginal hunting practices, have a go at spear throwing and if you are lucky, catch a mud crab. Complete the adventure by cooling off in a pristine freshwater stream.
Julaymba Tour explores the region from Daintree Village south, primarily around Mossman, including Mossman Gorge or a freshwater stream and Cooya Beach or other coastal environment. Tour includes a walk along the coastline with spears and learning the traditional hunting techniques.
NGANA KULKINGA DUNGAY: We All Go Cape Tribulation
Travelling through Kuku Yalanji country, led by a local Aboriginal guide and learning about the culturally significant sights and local attractions between Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation including World Heritage Daintree rainforest. Learn the amazing relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land and experience these diverse environments. Get an insight into the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area. Walk through the world’s oldest living rainforest, see natural wonders, the majestic Daintree river, and where the rainforest meets the reef, explore coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, swim at one of the pristine freshwater streams in the area before returning to your accommodation.
Kulkinga Tour explores the region further north, crossing the Daintree River by ferry and reaching Cape Tribulation – renowned as “where the rainforest meets the reef”, stopping for guided walks and a swim in a freshwater creek.
HALF DAY TOURS: As above but as a shortened version and touring in either the morning or afternoon.
Private charters available on request.
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