Daintree Dreaming Traditional Aboriginal Fishing from Cairns or Port Douglas

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Experience the Daintree Rainforest and Australia’s rich Aboriginal culture on this full-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Learn about traditional hunting and gathering techniques on Cooya Beach with an indigenous guide, then visit the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. Gain insight into Australia’s indigenous heritage and marvel at the natural beauty of the Rainforest at Mossman Gorge, with two options for the afternoon: Guided walk through the World Heritage rainforest; or upgrade to the Ngadiku Walk with an Aboriginal guide who shares Dreamtime stories and deep knowledge of the land. Throughout the day, enjoy a hands-on experience on this small-group tour limited to 16 participants.

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Duration: 11 hours
Starts: Cairns, Australia
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Experience the Daintree Rainforest and Australia’s rich Aboriginal culture on this full-day tour from Cairns or Port Douglas. Learn about traditional hunting and gathering techniques on Cooya Beach with an indigenous guide, then visit the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. Gain insight into Australia’s indigenous heritage and marvel at the natural beauty of the Rainforest at Mossman Gorge, with two options for the afternoon: Guided walk through the World Heritage rainforest; or upgrade to the Ngadiku Walk with an Aboriginal guide who shares Dreamtime stories and deep knowledge of the land. Throughout the day, enjoy a hands-on experience on this small-group tour limited to 16 participants.

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Stop At: Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park, Queensland 4873 Australia

Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Mayi Cafe at Mossman Gorge. Experience a traditional Aboriginal Welcome to Country smoking ceremony. Book either: guided rainforest walk in Mossman Gorge rainforest with your driver guide, OR Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk in Mossman Gorge with an experienced Aboriginal guide. Select your choice upon booking.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kuku yalanji cultural heritage beach walk, Bougainvillea St, Cooya Beach, Queensland Australia

2 hour coastal and cultural walk. The traditional fishing ground of the Kuku Yalanji people has three diverse ecosystems: beach, mangrove and coastal reef. A member of the Kubirri Warra clan will introduce you to their traditional fishing and gathering techniques. Any catch of crabs, mussels and fish is cooked up to share with homemade damper on the shore of Cooya Beach.

Duration: 3 hours



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