Walkabout Cultural Adventures

Port Douglas, Douglas Area

Walkabout Cultural Adventures provides the opportunity to spend the day with a local Aboriginal tour guide, visiting a number of culturally significant sights and local attractions between Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation including the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest.

Learn about and experience the amazing relationships the Kuku Yalanji Aboriginal people have with their land and the diverse environments. Hear the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area, visit local Indigenous art and craft galleries. Walk through the world's oldest living rainforest, see natural wonders including waterfalls, the majestic Daintree river, and coastal habitats learning about the different food resources and medicines utilised from nature, perhaps even trying your hand at a few hunting techniques like spear throwing. Sample some bush tucker and have a swim in pristine freshwater streams before returning to your accommodation.

Tours take a minimum of two persons and a maximum of 11 persons, allowing for a more intimate and interpretive tour. All tours are led by Aboriginal guides.

Activities

  • Off Road Driving
  • Swimming

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our tours

Half Day Cultural Tour

Starting from your accommodation spend either the morning or afternoon with a local Kuku Yalanji Aboriginal tour guide along the coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, collect shellfish and try traditional Aboriginal hunting practices, have a go at spear throwing and if you are lucky, catch a mud crab. Visit the rainforest to complete the adventure and cool off in a pristine freshwater stream.

Indicative rates

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$165 $165
Personalised/Private Tours

If you would like a personalised day with private local guide then this is the best tour option for you.
Your tailor made tour could include.......
Art and Craft Galleries, Guided Walks, Markets, Pristine Waterfalls, World Heritage Rainforest, Bush Tucker, Beach and Coastal Habitats, Spear Throwing, Rivers and Freshwater Streams, Traditional Hunting, Seasonal Tours, Crocodile Spotting, Bird and Wildlife Watching, Local Tourist Attractions. While making the booking you can inform us of what you would like to experience and our guide can plan the day to suit you.

Indicative rates

From To Inclusions
$682 $858
Full Day Sightseeing Tour

Spend the day with a local Aboriginal tour guide, visiting a number of culturally significant sights and local attractions between Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation including World Heritage Daintree. Learn the amazing relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land and experience these diverse environments. Learn the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area, visit local indigenous art and craft. Walk through the world's oldest living rainforest, see natural wonders, waterfalls, the majestic Daintree river, where the rainforest meets the reef and coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, swim at one of the pristine freshwater streams in the area before returning to your accommodation.

Indicative rates

From To Inclusions
$209 $209
Half Day Sightseeing Experience

Spend the morning or afternoon with a local Aboriginal tour guide, visiting some culturally significant sights and local attractions between Port Douglas and the World Heritage Daintree. Learn the amazing relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land and experience these diverse environments. Learn the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area. Visit the world's oldest living rainforest and see some of the regions natural wonders from waterfalls to the majestic Daintree River.

Indicative rates

From To Inclusions
$165 $165
Full Day Cultural Tour

With a pick up from your accommodation spend the day with a local Aboriginal tour guide, visiting a number of culturally significant areas and learning about the amazing relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land. Learn the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area. Walk through the rainforest and coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, collect shellfish and try traditional Aboriginal hunting practices, have a go at spear throwing and if you are lucky, catch a mud crab. To complete the adventure cool off in a pristine freshwater stream.

Indicative rates

From To Inclusions
$209 $209

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