Daintree Dreaming Traditional Fishing From Cairns

From: $306.00

  • Cairns return transfers
  • Learn traditional fishing
  • 2 Hour fishing and gathering walk with Kubirri Warra clan member
  • Homemade Damper on Cooya Beach & Lunch included at Mayi Café
  • Guided Rainforest walk
  • All National Park fees included

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Description

Discover the ancient culture of the Kuku Yalanji people. No other experience unveils the mysteries of both the traditional fishing and gathering grounds of Cooya Beach and the World Heritage Daintree National Park in one incredible day tour.

Departures

Pickup from

  • 7:15am Cairns
  • 7.45am Northern Beaches
  • 8.45am Port Douglas

Return from

  • 4.45pm Port Douglas
  • 5.15pm Northern Beaches
  • 5:45 p.m. at 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 Center for a delicious lunch at the Mayi Café.

Traditional Aboriginal Fishing

Arrive at Cooya (Kuyu Kuyu) Beach for your Coast and 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.
Note: Physical fitness required

This tour may operate in reverse due to tide times at Cooya Beach.

Inclusions

  • Return Transfers from Cairns, Palm Cove and Port Douglas
  • Experienced Aboriginal Adventure North Australia guide
  • 2 hour traditional fishing and gathering walk with Kubirri Warra clan member
  • Homemade Damper on Cooya Beach
  • Lunch at Mayi Café
  • Guided Rainforest walk at Mossman Gorge

Note: This tour may operate in reverse due to tides at Cooya Beach.

Important info before travel

  • Comfortable clothes & walking shoes (no long pants if participating in Traditional Fishing)
  • Insect repellent
  • Water bottle
  • Hat / Sunscreen
  • Umbrella/raincoat (in wet weather)

General cancellations and amendments:

  • Coach booking cancellations made after 15:00 the day prior incur a 100% cancellation fee
  • Failure to load groups incurs a 100% cancellation fee
  • Group bookings that include entrance fees or meals booked on your behalf and are cancelled within 72 hours of departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee
  • Any amendment requests by Tour leaders or guides that alter either the time or kilometres that were pre-booked and will therefore change the pre-booked price must be approved in writing by an authorised person