Tjapukai by Day Gift Voucher

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Reasons they will it

  • Learn how to throw a spear
  • Traditional dancing and storytelling
  • Firemaking
  • Learn how to play a didgeridoo
  • Experience authentic Aboriginal culture
  • Discover the medicinal values of bush tucker

This gift voucher for an indigenous day tour of the Cairns region's lush rainforest will let you share in the cultural demonstrations of hunting, didgeridoo playing, bush tucker and dance provided by the award-winner performers of Tjapukai!

Modern techniques are incorporated into the show to add to the wonder of the many Aboriginal traditions that date back 40,000 years; learn how to make and play a didgeridoo before a live performance with the haunting sounds of the traditional instrument complementing iconic images of a flight over the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics rainforest.

In the new hunting and weapons demonstration in which a Tjapukai warrior will show how traditional Aboriginal tools and weapons were used in the past, while authentic stone-age artefacts once used by the Tjapukai people have been returned to their traditional owners and are now on display in the museum art space.

Also included as part of the tour are the Creation Theatre, Dance Theatre, Bush Foods and Medicine Demonstration, and much more - the only way to cover everything is to grab a gift voucher and experience it!

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Inclusions

  • Entry to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
  • New Bulurru Storywaters Theatre – combination of latest technology and live performance telling the creation story of the Tjapukai People
  • New History and Heroes – Walk through reconciliation exhibition from the stolen generation to Indigenous heroes
  • New Bundarra Cassowary Egg Theatre featuring the Art of My People Cultural Art Presentation
  • New Canopy Breezeway Art Gallery and Museum
  • New Flame Tree restaurant and café overlooking the lake
  • New Torres Strait Island Dance Performance
  • Traditional Aboriginal Dance Performance
  • Bush Foods and Medicines Presentation
  • Weapons and Hunting Presentation
  • Didgeridoo Demonstration and Lessons
  • Boomerang Throwing Interactive Activity
  • Spear Throwing Interactive Activity

Upgrade Option

  • Full Tjapukai Experience - Includes Cultural Creations Activity (Boomerang Painting, Islander Weaving & Jewellery Making with Indigenous artists), Indigenous Guided Bush Food Trail (Learn about the values of Australian plants & taste native fruit jams with damper & billy tea) & Buffet Lunch (Meat cooked in a traditional underground oven & buffet)

Highlights

  • Experiencing authentic Aboriginal culture with the Tjapukai people
  • Learn to play the didgeridoo
  • Discover the medicinal values of bush tucker
  • Learn how to throw a spear
  • Traditional dancing, firemaking and storytelling
  • Hunting and ochre demonstrations

What to Bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera

Opening Times

  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is open daily from 9am to 5pm except Christmas Day. First show commences at 9.15am

Location

  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is located on the Cairns Western Arterial Rd, approximately 15 minutes from Cairns, right beside the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Important Information

  • Please be advised the Tjapukai Night Fire has limited availability and is subject to availability at the time of booking

Gift Voucher Information

  • A gift voucher will be received by email after purchase
  • Give your gift voucher to your Gift Recipient, they will then need to follow the instructions listed to redeem their experience
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase
  • Upon redemption a confirmation email/ticket will be sent to the gift recipient

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