3 hoursStart time
Cairns or Northern Beaches: 1800h (6.00pm)
Duration: 3 hours
Your hotel in Cairns / Northern Beaches.(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)Ending Point
Your hotel in Cairns / Northern Beaches
Divided in four distinct areas, you’ll have enough on your platter for the entire evening. Tjapukai is a sheer delight for theatre lovers as you watch realistically depicted plays in various sections of the cultural park. Acquaint yourself with the history, dance and camp village life, try your hand at the didgeridoo and practice boomerang throwing. Follow it up with some exquisite cuisine at the Boomerang restaurant and watch performances by world famous Tjapukai dancers.
A concoction of culture, Broadway-style theatre and black humour, the Tjapukai Park will take you to the world of the aboriginis.
You will be picked up from your hotel and travel in an air conditioned vehicle to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park.
From the moment you arrive at Tjapukai you will feel the powerful and evocative aboriginal spirit vibrate through the atmosphere, creating an intense and mysterious mood. You will be greeted by Tjapukai members and escorted to the Magic Space. The Quinkin spirits come to life in the Magic Space taking you on a journey through the Storywaters into the Dreamtime.
In the haunting Lakeside Ceremony you form part of the Rainbow Serpent Circle, and share in an aboriginal celebration consisting of music, chanting and dance that culminates in a magical fire making ceremony.
The evening culminates in a sumptuous dinner. You will take a flame lit pathway to the evening's dinner venue. Enjoy your dinner.
The Aboriginal experience is completed with a performance by the world famous Tjapukai Dance Troupe.
You will leave the park and return to your hotel. The tour ends at your hotel.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.
From 04 - 31 October 10 there will be no show in the History Theatre
There should be minimum 2 passengers for guaranteed departure
The welcome ceremony in the magic space may be frightening for young children. Children should travel at their parent or guardian's discretion
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is carrying out a redevelopment program which is expected to be completed by 31 March 2015. Tjapukai will remain open during the upgrade and continue to offer the same cultural experiences to guests. As each stage is undertaken, activities will be moved to different areas of the park's extensive grounds.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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