DAINTREE DREAMING - ADVENTURE NORTH

Immerse yourself in this unique day tour steeped in heritage, ancient culture and traditions of our area’s rich Aboriginal culture, combined with the oldest living rainforest on the planet.

Day Trip

Adult: $225.00
Child: $199.00
Family: $839.00

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Extras

Ngadiku Dreamtime Walks

Adult: $60.00
Child: $30.00
Family: $150.00

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please note this tour only runs monday, wednesday, friday & sunday

YOUR ITINERARY:

7:30am Cairns pick ups, 8:00am Northern Beaches pick ups, 8:40am Port Douglas pick ups
- Drive one of Australia's most scenic coastal drives as you head north of Port Douglas to Cooya Beach (Kuku Kuku). This special place is a traditional fishing ground of the Kuku Yalanji people.
- This unique coastal place has three diverse ecosystems – beach, mangroves and coastal reef – that are connected to each other by the ever changing mudflats and tidal lagoons.
- Learn about bush tucker and medicines before enjoying home- made damper and the of catch of the day
- Enjoy and share in an authentic Aboriginal art experience with Binna, Artist in residence. Learn about the Dreamtime, animals and stories of country of the Aboriginal people of the Mossman region. Take home a memento of your time with Binna
- Lunch: specially designed menu featuring predominantly locally sourced produce infused with Indigenous bush ingredients
- Nestled in the World Heritage Listed Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge contains the oldest, continuously surviving rainforest on earth. Experience this pristine natural wonder, with a guided rainforest walk with Adventure North's qualified guide who will unlock the secrets of this fascinating ecosystem. You will see strange primitive plants and there is time for a swim in this magical rainforest environment, so don’t forget your swimmers.

COACH TRANSFERS:

Included in rate

INCLUDED IN YOUR DAY:

  • 2 hour coastal and mangrove walk with Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours. 
  • Taught to throw a spear and other Aboriginal hunting techniques for fish, mud crabs and mussels.by the brothers
  • Morning Tea
  • Janbal Gallery Mossman & time with artist Binna
  • Mossman Gorge Centre
  • Lunch at the Mayi Cafe
  • Guided interpretive tour through the rainforest of Mossman Gorge
  • Return transfers

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES & SERVICES:

  • Ngadiku Dreamtime Walks - conducted by the local Indigenous people. Ngadiku (Nar-di-gul) means stories and legends from a long time ago in local Kuku Yalanji language. The walks take visitors on a journey along private, gentle tracks, visiting special places and culturally significant sites, past traditional bark shelters and over meandering cool rainforest streams.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Swimmers/Bathers
  • Walking shoes (they may get wet)
  • Water
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen & hat
  • Insect repellant
  • Camera

 

* Need a minimum of 4 passengers to run. You will be notified if numbers have not been met.

* Please note tour can operate in reverse depending on tides at Cooya Beach

* All rates are valid 01 Apr 2015 - 31 Mar 2016. Child rate is 3 - 14.

* Family rate is 2 Adults + 2 Children

*All tours are subject to operators own Terms and Conditions