Day Tours

Daintree Dreaming- Traditional Aboriginal Fishing inc. Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk

1 day | Cairns Return

Travel Period

Visit the traditional fishing grounds of the Kuku Yalanji people, Kuyu Kuyu (Cooya Beach). Journey to Mossman Gorge where you will be greeted with a traditional smoking ceremony followed by a delicious lunch infused with local flavours. Join the Ngadiku (Nar-di-gul) Dreamtime Walk with an Aboriginal guide from the Mossman Gorge Centre. Enjoy a 1.5 hour guided walk along a private track where your Aboriginal guide will demonstrate traditional plant use, identify bush food and traditions.


Departs

Daily 7.30am from Cairns


Returns

6.15pm, Cairns

Prices From Code: ANDDN

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Adult i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).

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Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement

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Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.
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Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Tour operated by our partners at Adventure North Australia.


Itinerary



Visit the traditional fishing grounds of the Kuku Yalanji people, Kuyu Kuyu (Cooya Beach), where you will join a member of the Kubirri Warra clan on their daily journey through beach, mangrove and coastal reef to learn their traditional fishing and gathering techniques. These techniques are still used today to gather food for their family on a daily basis. Enjoy homemade damper on the shore after the walk and learn more about this ancient culture from your Aboriginal guide. Next, journey to Mossman Gorge where you will be greeted with a traditional smoking ceremony followed by a delicious lunch infused with local flavours at the Mayi Café next to the rainforest.

Join the Ngadiku (Nar-di-gul) Dreamtime Walk with an Aboriginal guide from the Mossman Gorge Centre. Enjoy a 1.5 hour guided walk along a private track where your Aboriginal guide will demonstrate traditional plant use, identify bush food and traditions like making bush soaps. Your guide provides an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their ancient culture as you walk through the stunning rainforest track. Make your way back to the vehicle for your return transfer to your accommodation.



*Note- tour may operate in reverse.

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Tour operated by our partners at Adventure North Australia.


Trip Details

What's included

  • • Homemade damper & catch of the day
  • • Lunch
  • • 2-hour coast and cultural walk with a Kubirri Warra clan member
  • • 1.5-hour Aboriginal guided Ngadiku Walk
  • • Experienced Driver Guide
  • • Comprehensive commentary
  • • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

What to Bring

  • • Enclosed walking shoes
  • • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent
  • • Warm layers in cooler months
  • • Water bottle
  • • Swimmers & towel (if swimming)

Fitness Requirements

  • • Low level of fitness required

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