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Daintree Dreaming Day Tour

Daintree Dreaming • Aboriginal Cultural Tour

Small group touring of 16 passengers

Option 1 - Traditional Aboriginal Fishing

Arrive at Cooya (Kuyu Kuyu) Beach for your Coast & Cultural Walk with a Kubirri Warra clan member. Cooya Beach is the traditional fishing grounds of the Kuku Yalanji people. Your guide will take you on a journey across Cooya Beach, demonstrating and teaching traditional fishing and gathering techniques that are still used today to source food for their family. The experience calls for a medium to high level of fitness as guests will be walking across Cooya Beach, through mudflats and wading through coastal waters up to knee height

Option 2 - Aboriginal Art & Culture

Delve into the ancient culture of local Aboriginal people. Join an art class at Janbal Gallery with Aboriginal artist Brian ‘Binna’ Swindley. Binna will share his experiences, his culture and how his people share their stories through art. Make your own canvas to take home, learning techniques from Binna

Both options include Mossman Gorge

Arrive at Mossman Gorge Cultural Centre, where you will be welcomed to the land with a traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony. Take some time to peruse the gallery and local crafts store at the centre before journeying into the rainforest of Mossman Gorge itself with your experienced Aboriginal guide for an interpretive walk through this ancient environment. Learn about the local Kuku Yalanji people’s special relationship with the land here.

Return to the Mossman Gorge Centre for a delicious lunch at the Mayi Café.

FROM $249
Departs Mon, Wed, Fri & Saturdays
Join this immersive Indigenous cultural tour, be welcomed to lands of the Kuku Yalanji people of North Queensland. Option 1: Traditional Aboriginal Fishing Explore Cooya Beach with a Kubirri Warra clan member, learning traditional fishing and gathering techniques. Option 2: Aboriginal Art & Culture Join an art class with Aboriginal artist Brian ‘Binna’ Swindley at Janbal Gallery. Both options include Mossman Gorge, with a traditional smoking ceremony and interpretive rainforest walk led by experienced Aboriginal guides. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Mayi Café.

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