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From $62 Per Person | Direct Deal Enquiry

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10% Off Tjapukai Day Admission | From $ 55 | Save $6

Special Expires 31 Mar 2018

10% OFF FOR DAY ADMISSION WITH DIRECT BOOKING!
Family $149.40, SAVE $16
Adult $55.80, SAVE $6
Child $37.80 SAVE $4

Watch Indigenous performers bring the world’s oldest living culture to life through traditional dance, art and interactive d... More
10% OFF FOR DAY ADMISSION WITH DIRECT BOOKING!
Family $149.40, SAVE $16
Adult $55.80, SAVE $6
Child $37.80 SAVE $4

Watch Indigenous performers bring the world’s oldest living culture to life through traditional dance, art and interactive demonstrations. General admission includes:

Creation Story
Art of My People
Tjapukai Aboriginal Dance Performance
Bush Foods and Medicines Presentation
Hunting and Weapons Demonstration
Didgeridoo Show
Boomerang and Spear Throwing

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10% OFF Night Fire by Tjapukai | From $ 110 | Save $15

Special Expires 31 Mar 2018

DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF AUSTRALIA’S INDIGENOUS CULTURE, BY NIGHT. 10% OFF NIGHT ADMISSION.

Family: $288.90
Adult: $110.70
Child: $67.50

Settle in for a magical night of entertainment as you journey into a Dreamtime legend to discover the m... More
DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF AUSTRALIA’S INDIGENOUS CULTURE, BY NIGHT. 10% OFF NIGHT ADMISSION.

Family: $288.90
Adult: $110.70
Child: $67.50

Settle in for a magical night of entertainment as you journey into a Dreamtime legend to discover the magic of Australia’s ancient Aboriginal culture. Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival before the performers lead a didgeridoo blessing ceremony followed by a spectacular fire performance and cultural dance celebration.

If you’re keen, you can even take to the stage to learn a traditional dance yourself! This evening of entertainment is complemented by a delicious dinner, photo opportunity with the Tjapukai warriors & even time to shop in the retail gallery full of authentic souvenirs.

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LOCALS ANNUAL PASS | From $ 60 | Save $180

Special Expires 31 Mar 2018

Enjoy the benefits of unlimited day entry and discounted Night Fire visits with the Tjapukai Locals Annual Pass:

• UNLIMITED Day Entry!
• 2 FREE Children with Pass holder!
• 1 Half Price Night Fire Dinner & Show!
• 20% OFF Accompanying Gue... More
Enjoy the benefits of unlimited day entry and discounted Night Fire visits with the Tjapukai Locals Annual Pass:

• UNLIMITED Day Entry!
• 2 FREE Children with Pass holder!
• 1 Half Price Night Fire Dinner & Show!
• 20% OFF Accompanying Guests!
• 20% OFF Flame Tree Bar & Grill!

Adult $60, 3rd Child and over (4-14 yrs) $30, Family $160.

Local ID required for purchase.

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2 LOCAL KIDS FREE WITH EACH ADULT @ TJAPUKAI | From $ 62 | Save $84

Special Expires 30 Jun 2017

Locals can enjoy the magic of Tjapukai with 2 FREE kids with each paying adult.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

2 FREE CHILDREN with each paying adult
FREE activities with paying adult
FREE lunch with paying adult
FREE Night Fire Dinner & Show wi... More
Locals can enjoy the magic of Tjapukai with 2 FREE kids with each paying adult.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

2 FREE CHILDREN with each paying adult
FREE activities with paying adult
FREE lunch with paying adult
FREE Night Fire Dinner & Show with paying adult

Tjapukai by Day: A$62 C$0 (up to 2 kids)
Night Fire by Tjapukai A$123 C$0 (up to 2 kids)

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25% OFF Meetings & Events in May! | From $ 55 | Save $42

Special Expires 31 May 2017

Book your event at Tjapukai for May 2017 and receive 25% of the total package price.

From small boardroom meetings to large functions and events. We can tailor make a package to suit your requirements.

Contact our events team now and save... More
Book your event at Tjapukai for May 2017 and receive 25% of the total package price.

From small boardroom meetings to large functions and events. We can tailor make a package to suit your requirements.

Contact our events team now and save! 07 4042 9911

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30% OFF Night Fire | From $ 86 | Save $36

Special Expires 28 May 2017

Get 30% OFF our Night Fire Dinner & Show for a limited time!

Adults $86 | Children $52.50

Night Fire is Tjapukai’s signature evening activity where you will meet the Indigenous rainforest people, who paint your face to link you to their t... More
Get 30% OFF our Night Fire Dinner & Show for a limited time!

Adults $86 | Children $52.50

Night Fire is Tjapukai’s signature evening activity where you will meet the Indigenous rainforest people, who paint your face to link you to their traditional land and more. Follow the Tjapukai warriors to a corroboree celebrating Aboriginal Dreamtime stories and join the Rainbow Serpent circle to learn traditional language songs before the ceremonial fire is lit with a spectacular fire ball shooting towards the stars.

Dinner will see you enjoy Australian meats, seafood and an array of salads and desserts featuring tantalising Indigenous flavours at the Flame Tree Bar & Grill. Relax around the fire with the Tjapukai warriors where there is time for an intimate chat, an end to a night of cultural entertainment.

Offer is only valid for direct bookings and not valid with any other offer.

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2 FOR 1 TJAPUKAI BY DAY | From $ 62 | Save $62

Special Expires 30 Jun 2017

For a limited time, we are offering 2 for 1 general admission to Tjapukai by Day.

$62 for two adults | $42 for two children

Watch Indigenous performers bring the world’s oldest living culture to life through traditional dance, art and i... More
For a limited time, we are offering 2 for 1 general admission to Tjapukai by Day.

$62 for two adults | $42 for two children

Watch Indigenous performers bring the world’s oldest living culture to life through traditional dance, art and interactive demonstrations. Gain an understanding into the impacts of the stolen generation and be inspired by Indigenous heroes past and present as you wander through the History and Heroes walk. The Art of My People talk will guide you through a variety of art styles as you learn about the differences between the Aboriginal clans throughout Australia.

Across the lake, join the world famous Tjapukai Aboriginal dancers in a corroboree celebration and fire making ceremony in the Cultural Village. Gain an insight into the gathering and cooking of bush foods and the medicinal values of native plants, learn first hand from a warrior about traditional hunting methods and tribal law. Throw a spear with the help of a traditional milay spear thrower and learn the art of throwing a returning boomerang. Journey through the complex techniques of playing a didgeridoo, then be tantalised by the smell of the meat being unearthed from the Bayngga underground oven and enjoy a delicious taste test.

Enhance your day at Tjapukai with our talented artists and make your own souvenirs, creating natural rainforest style jewellery, intricate weaving and painting your own returning boomerang in traditional Aboriginal style. In addition, journey through the parklands with an Indigenous Guided Bush Food Walk learning about native plants and their culinary and medicinal significance. Finish with a taste of native fruit jams with damper and billy tea overlooking the lake.

Our Indigenous performers bring the world’s oldest living culture to life through traditional cultural events, dance, art and interactive demonstration.

Offer is only valid for direct bookings and not valid with any other offer.

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About Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Tjapukai by Day

Tjapukai by Day

What to expect?

Join the descendents of the world’s oldest living culture on the foothills of the Barron Gorge Rainforest for a day full of fun interactive shows, activities and demonstrations. Learn how to play the didgeridoo, throw a boomerang, and capture our informative talks about bush medicines and hunting methods and even watch live dance performances. See our new Torres Strait Islander Dance troupe and Art of my People talk. If that isn’t enough try your hand at boomerang painting and islander weaving/jewelry making or join your informative guide on a bush food trail.   Enjoy a sumptuous meal at our boomerang restaurant or story waters café.  Tjapukai by Day is jammed packed full of experiences for all ages, Djirri Nyurra “We Welcome You”.  

 General Admission Includes:

  • Aboriginal Dance Performance
  • Torres Strait Islander Dance performance
  • Art of My People talk
  • Circle of Life theatre
  • Boomerang & Spear Throwing
  • Bush Foods & Medicine Talk
  • Hunting & Weapons Demonstration
  • Didgeridoo Show
  • History Walk

Upgrade Options:

  • Weaving and Jewellery Making
  • Guided Bush Walk Journey
  • Boomerang Painting

 

Adult                     $62.00

Child                     $42.00

Family                   $166.00

Transfers can be arranged from any hotel in the Cairns City and Northern Beaches please contact our reservations team for pick up times and prices.

 

How to book Tjapukai

Phone: (617) 4042 9999

Email:  bookings@tjapukai.com.au

Go to www.tjapukai.com.au  for 10% off

Night Fire by Tjapukai

Tjapukai by Night

 What to expect?

Settle in for a magical night of entertainment as you journey into a Dreamtime legend to discover the magic of Australia’s ancient Aboriginal culture. Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival before the performers lead a didgeridoo blessing ceremony followed by a spectacular fire performance and cultural dance celebration. If you’re keen, you can even take to the stage to learn a traditional dance yourself! This evening of entertainment is complemented by a delicious dinner, photo opportunity with the Tjapukai warriors & even time to shop in the retail gallery full of authentic souvenirs.

Tjapukai by Night Highlights

  • Traditional face painting 
  • Welcome drink upon arrival
  • Spirit Welcome show
  • Lakeside Ceremony
  • Full course buffet dinner
  • Live Cultural Performance. 

 

Adult                        $123.00

Child                        $75.00

Family                      $321.00

 Transfers can be arranged from any hotel in the Cairns City and Northern Beaches please contact our reservations team for pick up times and prices.

 

 

How to book Tjapukai

Phone: (617) 4042 9999

Email:  bookings@tjapukai.com.au

Go to www.tjapukai.com.au for 10% off

 

Opening Times

Tjapukai By Day            9.00am to 4.30pm daily.

Tjapukai By Night          7.00pm to 9.30pm every night.

 

Tjapukai is closed Christmas Day and is an all weather experience.

Nganydjin-da Garran Ngundalna :: Come and visit us!!!   www.tjapukai.com.au


News By Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

2017 National NAIDOC Host City announced

Naidoc 2016

By Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

23 Aug 2016

The National NAIDOC Committee are pleased to announce tropical Cairns as the 2017 host city for the National NAIDOC Awards!

Lynette Dewis and Louise Hunter accepted the NAIDOC Message Stick on behalf of the Cairns NAIDOC Committee in the 2016 Ceremony on Darwin on Friday 8 July.

The National NAIDOC Awards was last hosted in Cairns in 2006, congratulations Cairns!

Tjapukai Free Open Day!

Tjapukai Free Open Day!

By Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

05 Jul 2016

We are holding our annual OPEN DAY on Sunday the 10th of July. FREE admission with local ID. Come along and join in the fun!

Discover the world’s oldest living culture at Tjapukai’s Cultural Centre where you will be transported back 40,000 years with the mesmerising Dreamtime Creation Story of the Djabugay people in the Bulurru Story Waters Theatre. An inspiring photographic exhibition and historic films reveal the diverse history of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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How to get to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Tjapukai is located at Caravonica, directly next door to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, 15 minutes north of Cairns along the Captain Cook Highway.

Shuttle Transfers: Tjapukai offers a transfer shuttle service which can collect and return guests from their accommodation. This service operates on a regular basis and guests are advised the pick-up and departure times when making their reservation. The region of operation of the shuttle service includes Cairns through to the Northern Beaches and Port Douglas. Please note the Port Douglas service only operates once daily at 8am with the return departing at 5pm.

Public Transport: The main convenient public transport is either via taxi service direct to and from Tjapukai, or by the Marlin Coast Sunbus using Route 1X from the Cairns Central Business District City Place bus stop or Palm Cove. Costs vary, depending on the bus zone travelled.

Self Drive: Travelling from Cairns city in a northerly direction, continue following the Captain Cook Highway past the Airport. Approximately 15 minutes after leaving Cairns is the area known as Smithfield / Caravonica Lakes, easily identified by the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park situated side by side, facing the main road. Take the roundabout and turn left, and you will be on the approach road to Tjapukai.

 


Direct Contact Info

Hours: 09:00~21:30

Address:
Cairns Western Arterial Road
Caravonica, Cairns
Qld 4878
Australia


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