Experience the best of Cape Tribulation and the Daintree, with guided walks, lunch, entry into the Wildlife Habitat sanctuary, and a Daintree River cruise.
All about the 1 Day Daintree Dreaming Tour
This fun, exclusive day tour allows you to join a real Aboriginal cultural experience combined with the pristine natural beauty of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park.
Join this engaging Indigenous cultural tour as you are welcomed to the lands of the Kuku Yalanji people of North Queensland. Immerse yourself in their culture as you are taken on a traditional hunt to gather bush tucker like Mud Crabs, fish, mussels before sitting down to have a taste of what you have gathered.
You will then journey into the lush rainforest of Mossman Gorge and experience the splendor of the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest. Enjoy a welcoming smoking ceremony, lunch, and a guided interpretive walk through the rainforest before finishing with a refreshing swim in Mossman Gorge. The Daintree Dreaming day tour is one of the most intimate and authentic Aboriginal experiences in North Queensland.
A spectacular cultural journey taking you from coast to rainforest experiencing the natural beauty and ancient culture.
1 Day Daintree Dreaming Tour Itinerary - 1 days
Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tour: Just north of Port Douglas is beautiful Cooya Beach (Kuyu Kuyu). This special place is a traditional fishing ground of the Kuku Yalanji people. Join one of the Kubirri Warra brothers Linc or Brandon on their beach, mudflat and mangrove walks.
This unique coastal place has three diverse ecosystems - beach, mangrove and coastal reef - that are connected to each other by the ever-changing mudflats and tidal lagoons.
Here you will be introduced to traditional fishing and gathering techniques with the aim of finding your own tucker(food). Your catch may include crabs, mussels and fish, which are cooked up for everyone to share with homemade damper on the balcony of the family home.
Welcome to Country at Mossman Gorge: You are greeted with a traditional smoking ceremony. This ceremony is conducted by Aboriginal people with specialised cultural knowledge to welcome people to their land. It is a ceremony of spiritual cleansing, to ward of evil spirits and to ensure that while you are on the traditional land of Kuku Yalanji people you are accepted and honoured.
Mossman Gorge Centre: A delicious lunch infused with the local flavours is served in the Mossman Gorge Centre at the edge of the rainforest. There is also time to explore the gallery, which is filled with artworks from prominent and emerging local artists of the area.
Mossman Gorge: Wander into the lush rainforest of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park - Mossman Gorge. Home of the Kuku Yalanji people. Experience one of the world's oldest and most beautiful rainforests with your Adventure North guide. An easy walk across boardwalks, tracks and bridges that protect the delicate ecosystem that adorns spectacular waterfalls and mountain ranges. Your guide will explain the rich flora, fauna and diverse ecosystem of this amazing rainforest.
We are privileged to be given access to an area of Mossman Gorge that most are not usually allowed to go. Ensure you bring your bathers so you are able to make the most of the beautiful swimming hole that is encased by rainforest.
Departs Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (Except 14 April, 11 June, 25 December and 01 January)
Pick ups Cairns 7.30am Northern Beaches 8.00am, Port Douglas 9.00am
Returns Cairns 6.30pm Northern Beaches 6.00pm Port Douglas 5.00pm
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