1 Day Daintree with Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk Tour


    An exclusive and spectacular Aboriginal cultural journey from coast to Rainforest to experience the natural beauty and ancient culture. This day tour includes the Ngadiku -Dreamtime Walk at Mossman Gorge an in-depth indigenous experience of the Daintree Rainforest.

    Aboriginal Culture Experience from Cairns to the Daintree Rainforest. Our signature experience, this tour is one of Tourism Australia’s Discover Aboriginal Experiences endorsed products. It is focused on the Aboriginal-guided Ngadiku (Nar-di-gul) our Mossman Gorge dreamtime walk. Ngadiku (Nar-di-gul) means stories and legends from a long time ago in the local Kuku Yalanji language.

    An exclusive and spectacular Aboriginal cultural journey from coast to Rainforest to experience the natural beauty and ancient culture. Walk in the steps of the ancestors of the Kuku Yalanji Rainforest people of Tropical North Queensland. With the traditional owners of the land, guests are immersed in their culture, their beliefs, and their home.

    Janbal Gallery for an art class with Aboriginal artist Brian ‘Binna’ Swindle. Learn how their stories are shared through art, as well as paint your own canvas to take home.

    Experience a traditional welcome to the country smoking ceremony as you arrive before a delicious lunch.

    This tour includes the Ngadiku -Dreamtime Walk at Mossman Gorge an in-depth indigenous experience of the Daintree Rainforest. Discover the ancient truths about plants, bushfood, traditional soaps and ochre paint as you wander on private walking tracks with your Mossman Gorge Centre Aboriginal Guide.

     

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    Daintree Dreaming - Aboriginal Art and Culture incl. Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk

    Child( 4 - 14 ) $209
    Adult( 15 - 99 ) $280
    Infant( 0 - 3 ) $0
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      Itinerary

      Daintree Dreaming Day Tour

      Be picked up in the morning by your experienced Adventure North Australia Aboriginal guide for the day. Journey north along the scenic Great Barrier Reef Drive from Cairns.

      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.

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

      Aboriginal Art and Culture: Visit Janbal Gallery for an art class with Aboriginal artist Brian ‘Binna’ Swindley. Here, learn ancient Dreamtime stories, local history and how these are shared through their art. Create your own unique souvenir to take home with you in the form of a canvas you paint with the guidance of Binna to tell your own story with techniques you will learn.

      Your experienced guide will drop you back to your hotel after a day of cultural discovery.

      Highlights
      What To Bring
      Important Booking Info
      • Mossman Gorge
      • Join the Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk
      • Visit Janbal Gallery for an art class with Aboriginal artist Brian ‘Binna’ Swindley

      Essential things to pack

      • Comfortable clothes & shoes
      • Hat & Sunscreen
      • Insect repellent
      • Towel
      • Bottle of water

      Important Booking Info

      • The itinerary can operate in reverse due to tides at Cooya Beach.
      • Tour operates on Mondays, Fridays & Saturdays with accommodation transfers from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas
      • The Coach used for the Daintree Dreaming Tour has several steps on entry and passengers will board and disembark from the vehicle several times through out the day.
      • The guided walk at Mossman Gorge is considered easy grade and under 1-kilometer return in distance.
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