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Aboriginal Cultural Tjapukai Night Tour including Buffet Dinner

Highlights
  • Experience a traditional cultural performance by local Tjapukai people
  • Have the option to participate in an Aboriginal fire-making ceremony
  • Taste dishes made with Australian items like kangaroo, alligator, and emu 
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Aboriginal Cultural Tjapukai Night Tour including Buffet Dinner
From US$89.61
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Departing CairnsMost Popular
Tjapukai by Night Aboriginal cultural experience departing Cairns at 6:40pm. Includes hotel pickup and drop off, welcome drink, lakeside ceremony, dance show and buffet dinner.
From US$110.01
Tjapukai by Night Only
Includes general admission, cultural performance and buffet dinner. No transport is included you will have to make your own way to the cultural park
From US$89.61
Departing Northern Beaches
Tjapukai by Night Aboriginal cultural experience departing Northern Beaches at 6:40pm. Includes hotel pickup and drop off, welcome drink, lakeside ceremony, dance show and buffet dinner.
From US$143.53
Overview
Learn about the rich traditions of the local Tjapukai people during an evening of culture and cuisine at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Indigenous performers share stories of the rain forest through music, dance, and chanting, followed by an international buffet dinner. Two upgrade options include a drink and predinner lakeside ceremony, plus pickup and drop-off at your hotel in Cairns or Cairns’ northern beaches.
What to Expect

Your evening begins with pickup from your hotel in Cairns or Cairns’ northern beaches, from where you transfer to Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park.

Upon arrival, your hosts provide a glass of sparkling wine (if option selected) before the musical didgeridoo calls you to the rain forest theater where the Tjapukai people tell their dreamtime story. If you take part in the lakeside ceremony before dinner, join an Aboriginal chanting, dance, and music experience that ends with a fire-making ceremony and a canoe escort to the dining area. 

Enjoy an international buffet dinner with a variety of appetizers, some made with native ingredients, and hot and cold dishes served with dessert, coffee, and tea. 

After dinner, the performers invite you to the campfire for photos and conversation before your evening ends with transportation back to your hotel (if option selected). If time allows, you can visit the Tjapukai Fine Art Gallery before your departure.

Reviews (117)
1 - 5 of 43 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Night tour

We did the night tour and drove down from Port Douglas. The drinks and canapés were ok to start the night. The cultural sides of things could have done with a bit more information. As Australians it lacked any real detail that we didn’t already...More

Thank travellingbeggs
Reviewed 1 week ago
Educational experience with awesome staff and performance

Highly recommended!!! The show was amazing! I have been there 2 times and they are improving themselves compared to the first I visited. Fantastic show with humorous style which entertained guests much more. You never feel bored from the first second you step in Tjapukai...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lovecairns0604
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Beautiful experience

We done the night tour with the buffet dinner. We were blown away at this cultural experience. Really enjoyed the fire Ceremony and didgeridoo playing. We enjoyed a lovely buffet dinner and then watched some lovely performances. Definitely recommended!

Thank Amanda451
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great night out!

This was a lot of fun and very informative! The buffet was decent but not memorable. Otherwise it’s a worthwhile activity during your time in Cairns 100%!!!!!!!

Thank tanyat622
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile
Fab conference dinner

A terrific location backed up with excellent service, fab food (particularly rate the lemon myrtle dessert) and fun indigenous dancing

Thank katev69
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