Are you all set for a Tjapukai exploration in Cairns? Explore Australia’s vibrant 40,000-year-old culture and immerse yourself in Australia’s diverse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. You are sure to have a unique travel adventure peppered with dance, food and arts when you visit the park. Make sure to bring out your cameras so that you can capture beautiful memories with your family and friends. Currently, there are four itineraries you can choose from, and we at Marlin Cove Resort are happy to share them with you through our two-part feature on Tjapukai. Read on for the morning and midday itineraries:

Morning Schedule
9:00 am – Welcome Face Painting
9:15 am – Art of My People
9:30 am – Creation Story
9:50 am –  History and Heroes Journey
10:00 am – Bayngga Traditional Oven Demonstration
10:15 am – Tjapukai Dance Performance
10:45 am – Bush Foods and Medicines Presentation
11:00 am – Didgeridoo Show
11:15 am – Hunting and Weapons Demonstration
11:30 am – Boomerang and Spear Throwing
12:00 nn – Bayngga Unearthed for Tastings
12:15 pm – Torres Strait Island Lunch Dance Performance
12:45 pm – Time to board Skyrail to Kuranda and return on Scenic Rail or visit Hartleys Creek for the Crocodile Attack Show

Midday Schedule
12:00 nn – Bayngga Unearthed for Tastings
12:15 pm – Buffet Lunch with Torres Strait Island Dance Performance
12:45 pm – Didgeridoo Lesson
1:00 pm – Art of My People
1:15 pm – Creation Story
1:45 pm – Didgeridoo Journey
2:00 pm – Bush Foods and Medicines Presentation
2:15 pm – Hunting and Weapons Demonstration
2:30 pm – Tjapukai Dance Performance

Take note that buffet lunch setup is available from11:30 am through 2:00 pm. A cafe is also open all day. For further information, please feel free to visit

While you are still deciding on your preferred itinerary, don’t forget to book your accommodation, too. You’ll feel right at home with our Cairns Holiday Accommodation. Relax within any of our elegantly designed rooms and take full advantage of our guest amenities, such as our sparkling lagoon-style pool and spa, barbecue area, sauna, games room, among others.

It’s time you get to know your history. Book your stay by visiting today. It’s fast and easy!

Image Source : Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park