Tablelands News

Mayi Wunda Dance

Posted: 25 Nov 2019

Discover the culture of the rainforest Aboriginal people on weekends at the Original Kuranda Rainforest Markets.

Kuranda has been the home of the Djabugay people for tens of thousands of years. They called Kuranda, Ngunbay, which means place of platypus.


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World Childrens Day Offer

Posted: 05 Nov 2019

To celebrate World Children's Day Tjapukai is offering free admission for children on 20th November 2019.

Each child that is accompanied by a paying adult will receive free admission to Tjapukai by Day, or Night Fire Dinner & Show.

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Free Venue Hire For Christmas Functions!

Posted: 10 Oct 2019

Packages from $20p/p and FREE Venue hire when you book your Christmas function at Tjapukai.

 * Free Venue Hire

 * Complimentary Decorations

 * Minimum 30pax

Option 1: $20 p/p            1 x Welcome Drink & Buffet

Option 2: $50 p/p            1 x Welcome


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Fathers Day Offer

Posted: 12 Aug 2019

Looking for a Fathers Day gift that isn't socks or undies? We do gift vouchers for our day visits or our Night Fire dinner& show. Call our friendly team to grab one for dad today! 07-4042-9999

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Meet A Wombat

Posted: 23 Apr 2019

Did you know that wombat poo is square? Discover more about these quirky marsupials each day at 2.30pm when they are fed at Kuranda Koala Gardens. Wildlife keeper Shai Ager gives mother and daughter Common Wombats Poppy and Boo a scratch.

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We Are Open All Through Easter, Including Good Friday!

Posted: 08 Apr 2019

The Easter long weekend is coming up and we are open ALL through Easter, including Good Friday! So bring the family up and explore Kuranda- Don't forget about Easter in the Park on Saturday. The Easter Bunny will arrive and THOUSANDS of eggs will be waiti


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Hunt For Easter Eggs

Posted: 15 Mar 2019

It’s the 10th anniversary of Kuranda’s Easter in the Park and to mark the occasion there will be a giant Easter egg hunt on April 20. The Easter Bunny will meet the kids and there are free family activities to enjoy from 10am to 3pm.

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Tjapukai Venue For Workshops & Seminars - Local Businesses March/april Special!

Posted: 12 Mar 2019

Free venue hire at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park for any day-time workshops, meetings or seminars held during March or April.

Utilise our fantastic Bundarra Dingal Theatre (also known as the Cassowary Egg Theatre) to host an offsite work meeting, and


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New Painting: River Of Jade And South Mission Beach.

Posted: 01 Mar 2019




Local gallery to showcase special art by local Kuranda artist David Stacey, Master of fine Contemporary Art only Australian listed in book published UK. David Stacey has dedica


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See Local Culture

Posted: 15 Feb 2019

Discover the culture of the rainforest Aboriginal people on weekends at the Original Kuranda Rainforest Markets. The Mayi Wunba Dance Group share stories of hunting and gathering wild honey through dance.

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Trees On The Attack

Posted: 15 Feb 2019

Kuranda’s impressive wet season means the rainforest is thriving. This strangler fig at Skyrail’s Red Peak Station has grabbed an unsuspecting tree host and is gradually strangling the life out of it!

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Locals Holiday Offer - 2 Free Kids With Each Adult @ Tjapukai

Posted: 08 Jan 2019

Locals get 2 FREE kids with each paying adult Day or Night at Tjapukai.

 • Valid Date – 1~29 Jan 2019

•  Day Cost: General Admission Adult: $62 Child (4-14Yrs): FREE (2 free kids applies to every full paying adult)  Infant(0-14Yrs): FREE

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Dragon Limousines Introduces Maserati Quattroporte To Cairns.

Posted: 02 Jan 2019

Dragon Tours and Limousines 2017 Maserati Quattroporte a hand built Luxury Italian Limousine. This vehicle is just under 5.3 m so it’s larger than a Holden Caprice or a Mercedes S350 L - it’s a large state of the art limousine. It’s not a Tarago a Caprice


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The Gallery Will Open Till 6.30pm Friday 21st December

Posted: 21 Dec 2018

Come visit plenty specials on Artwork make a lovely Xmas gift. Locals get a further 15% off.


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Tjaukai 2 For 1 Christmas Special!

Posted: 07 Dec 2018

Just in time for Christmas! 2 for 1 tickets to Tjapukai by Day and Night Fire Dinner & Show for the next two weeks. Day now $31 p/p, Night Fire now $61.50p/p for two people. On Sale until Sunday 23rd December 2018

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Annual Pass 25% Off

Posted: 28 Nov 2018

Purchase a Tjapukai Annual Pass during December for 25% off. Was $99 now $74.25. Valid for 12 months from purchase. 

Annual Pass Inclusion: 

Tjapukai by Day 

  • Unlimited day entry for pass holder for 12 months from date of purchase 

  • 10% discount off ac

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Some People Want To Stay In A 5 Star Hotel, Others Prefer To Wake Up With A View Like This

Posted: 19 Nov 2018


Campervan relocations available now! Hire a campervan from just $1/day!


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Local Business Christmas Special!

Posted: 29 Oct 2018

A perfect Christmas Party option!!  Local businesses and community groups pay only $99 p/p for Night Fire by Tjapukai.

If you're looking for somewhere for your business or group to have a night out, why not come along? The evening starts with canapes and


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Bridal Party

Posted: 25 Oct 2018

With permission I share this beautiful photo from Friday of the Bridal Party - we were lucky to be retained to do the Transport. Don’t they look awesome - and a really wonderful bunch of People celebrating their friends wedding. It was a lovely day with a


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Coral Successfully Planted On Great Barrier Reef

Posted: 21 Sep 2018

Australia’s first corals to be grown in an ocean-based nursery have been successfully planted on the Great Barrier Reef in a bid to help high-value coral reefs within the World Heritage area recover from recent bleaching events.

Reef Restoration Foundati


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