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Aboriginal Cultural Daintree Rainforest Tour from Cairns or Port Douglas provided by Adventure North Australia Tours

Aboriginal Cultural Daintree Rainforest Tour from Cairns or Port Douglas

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Overview
Take a deep dive into Australia's aboriginal culture on this tour that includes an exploration of the Daintree Rainforest with a local indigenous guide. You'll learn much more about the UNESCO World Heritage Site through your guide's commentary than you would exploring on your own. In the afternoon, customize your tour with the option to hike to a local waterhole or a forest tour complete with aboriginal folklore.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Mossman Gorge
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Kuku yalanji cultural heritage beach walk
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • An experienced guide shares Daintree Rainforest secrets
  • Learn traditional hunting and gathering techniques with a clan member
  • Visit and lunch at the Mossman Gorge Centre plus morning tea on Cooya Beach
  • Several Mossman Gorge options guarantee a good fit for all travelers
What to Expect
Explore the Daintree Rainforest and embark on a cultural journey: two of the most compelling aspects of this tour, which includes round-trip transportation from Cairns, Port Douglas, or the Northern Beaches. Climb aboard the coach and relax on the way to Cooya Beach to meet a native from the Kubirri Warra aboriginal community. Walk along the beach with the Kubirri Warra clan member to learn about how to find food, medicinal herbs, and observe techniques for spear-handling, hunting, and gathering. At the end of the walk, relax on the shore and enjoy morning tea of damper and any seafood caught on your walk, as well as learning about traditional aboriginal tools. Head over to Mossman Gorge for a welcome ceremony by the local landowners and then visit the Mossman Gorge Centre to see aboriginal art and have lunch. Afternoon activities include two options: a Ngadiku walk with an Aboriginal guide learning about their culture and history or a rainforest walk with your driver-guide with informative commentary about the rainforest. End your tour with drop-off at your hotel back in the Cairns area. Please note: Tour may operate in reverse due to tides at Cooya Beach.
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Important Information
Duration
11h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Travel by air-conditioned coach
  • Local knowledgeable guide
  • Two-hour coastal and cultural walk
  • Lunch
  • Mossman Gorge Rainforest
  • Entry/Admission - Mossman Gorge
  • Entry/Admission - Kuku yalanji cultural heritage beach walk
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
  • NO pickup from Machans Beach, Holloways Beach and Yorkeys Knob.
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Additional Info
  • Infants are not recommended
  • Tour size - Minimum 4, Maximum 16 people
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • No refund will be given if the itinerary is altered due to weather conditions
  • Please bring sun protection, insect repellant and a bottle of water.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Natalie L wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia12 contributions
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My mum and I had such a wonderful experience. Our guide Bridget was really knowledgeable not only just about the wet tropics but also the little things she knew about other parts of Australia too. The family we visited shared their knowledge of country with us and it was
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Jill T wrote a review Jan 2020
Sheffield, United Kingdom13 contributions13 helpful votes
Great day out. We only had a couple of days in the area so this was a good way to combine the rainforest with the seaside. The rainforest obviously gets quite busy, but our guide Brigit was full of knowledge about the area which you wouldn’t get going alone. The beach combing
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Date of experience: January 2020
barbara b wrote a review Nov 2019
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My adult daughter Andrea and I went on the day tour to the Daintree Rainforest Tour November 14 and we were blown away! We had an absolutely fantastic time. It was so informative, and the forest break taking. Roy, the curator of the center provided a wealth of history and we
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Date of experience: November 2019
mothrunit wrote a review Sep 2019
Baltimore11 contributions1 helpful vote
I had read many reviews about this tour and knew that we would enjoy it. But boy were we surprised! What an awesome experience and one that should not be missed. Guides Bridget, Keenan and Ryan provided us with a day that will surely not be forgotten.
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Date of experience: September 2019
kaenhu wrote a review Aug 2019
Austin, Texas266 contributions130 helpful votes
I want to support everything aboriginal that I can so I feel a little bad giving this just a so-so review. Hopefully, my review can be used to improve this experience. So the drive up to Port Douglas was nice and scenic. We had some good photo ops in Port Douglas, including
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By: Adventure North Australia Tours
Natalie L
Sydney, Australia
20
Amazing experience
My mum and I had such a wonderful experience. Our guide Bridget was really knowledgeable not only just about the
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Jill T
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1213
Daintree and beach combing
Great day out. We only had a couple of days in the area so this was a good way to combine the rainforest with the
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barbara b
10
Awesome
My adult daughter Andrea and I went on the day tour to the Daintree Rainforest Tour November 14 and we were blown
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mothrunit
81
Incredible Experience!!
I had read many reviews about this tour and knew that we would enjoy it. But boy were we surprised! What an
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kaenhu
Austin, Texas
240130
Just okay
I want to support everything aboriginal that I can so I feel a little bad giving this just a so-so review.
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Hollie
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Cook Town 4WD trip
We had the most amazing day learning more about FNQ and all about indigenous history. The tour guide had a lot of
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Christine P
40
Fantastic day!
We thoroughly enjoyed our 4WD trip to Cooktown via the Bloomfield Track. Travelling through the environmentally
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William.L
10
Educational and respectful
Simon was our tour guide, he has a passion for the rain forests he takes you through shown by the extent of his
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dianne
Adelaide, Australia
62
Amazing day
There were so many highlights to the day. Simon our guide and driver was very passionate about the rain forest
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Denise M
Nuriootpa, Australia
14635
Fantastic and informative
We did the one day Cairns to Cooktown tour through the Daintree, Cape Tribulation, Cooktown and back to Cairns. It
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  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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