Ngana Kulkinga Dungay: We All Going Cape Tribulation - Full Day Tour
Spend time with a local Kuku Yalanji Aboriginal guide, visiting some cultural sights, learning about the history of the people and how the people have maintained their culture and adapted to modern day life.
Our Ngana Kulkinga Dungay tours travel north of the Daintree river and explore the Daintree rainforest and environment around Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef.
Throughout the Daintree Region including Mossman Gorge, Daintree River and the Coastal area.
What to expect
On this full day sightseeing tour, you will spend the day with a local Aboriginal tour guide, visiting a number of culturally significant sights and local attractions including World Heritage Daintree. Explore the region, up to Cape Tribulation and including a guided rainforest walk through the Daintree rainforest - the world’s oldest living rainforest.
Learn the amazing relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land and experience these diverse environments.
Sample some seasonal bush tucker and learn bush medicines. Take a guided rainforest walk, while appreciating the history, culture and traditions of our Australian Aboriginal people.
See natural wonders, the majestic Daintree river, and if you’re lucky spot some wildlife. Learn about the rainforest, reef and coastal habitats and environment. Take a swim at one of the pristine freshwater streams in the area before returning to your accommodation.
Pick ups from Port Douglas, Mossman and Daintree Village are included in the tour price.
What is included
Tours run year round with a minimum for 2 and a maximum of 11 guests.
The Ngana Kulkinga Dungay experience offers three options to choose from - Half Day Tour (Morning or Afternoon) and Full Day Tour:
Full Day Tour:
$230 per person (includes morning tea and lunch)
Pick up: 8:00am - 9:00am
Drop off: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Half Day Tour - Morning:
$180 per person (includes morning tea)
Pick up for Morning Tour: 8:00am - 9:00am
Drop off for Morning Tour: 12:30pm - 1.00pm
Half Day Tour - Afternoon:
$180 per person (includes afternoon tea)
Pick up for Afternoon Tour: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Drop off for Afternoon Tour: 4:30pm - 5.30pm
- Aboriginal Guide
- Morning Tea
- Pick up and Drop off from Port Douglas, Mossman and Daintree Village.
We offer two key tours - Ngana Julaymba Dungay: We All Going Daintree and Ngana Kulkinga Dungay: We All Going Cape Tribulation. The main difference between the two tour types are the locations visited.
- Ngana Julaymba Dungay
- explores the region from Daintree Village south, primarily around Mossman, including Mossman Gorge* or a freshwater stream and Cooya Beach or other coastal environment. Tour includes a walk along the coastline with spears and learning the traditional hunting techniques and a rainforest guided walk.
- Ngana Kulkinga Dungay
- explores the region further north, crossing the Daintree River by ferry and reaching Cape Tribulation – renowned as “where the rainforest meets the reef”, stopping for guided walks and a swim in a freshwater creek.
*Mossman Gorge will not be visited if closed due to biosecurity restrictions from COVID-19.
Pick up and Drop off to your accomodation provider in Port Douglas, Mossman or Daintree Village. Please confirm your pick up/drop off address directly with Walkabout Cultural Adventures.
What to bring
Camera Hat Repellent Sneakers Sunscreen Swimsuit Water bottle
YOUR EXPERIENCE PROVIDER
"Walkabout Cultural Adventures is a locally owned & operated Aboriginal cultural tour business based in Port Douglas Daintree - Australia.
Aboriginal guides explore Kuku Yalanji country, the only place where two world heritage sites meet, the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef and share the cultural connection the people have with their land.
Learn about the environment, different bush foods and medicines. Sample some seasonal bush tucker while appreciating the history, culture and traditions of our Australian Aboriginal people.
Walkabout Cultural Adventures owner, Juan Walker has been guiding in the Port Douglas Daintree region for 19 years. He prides himself on providing top quality service, information and guiding.
His business provides unique cultural tours within Kuku Yalanji country, focusing on Aboriginal culture, significant sites, environmental information and local tourist attractions, whilst being an educational and interpersonal Aboriginal cultural experience.
My country, the Kuku Yalanji country is family, culture and identity. The trees of the rainforest, the rocks of the river beds and the reefs of the sea, were all formed by our Ancestors who continue to live in land, water & sky. It is filled with connections of human, wildlife and plants, all speaking language and following lore. Country is loved and cared for, and country loves and cares for her people in turn. Country is self. Juan Walker - Founder and guide.
Guests can chose from a half day or full day tour option in the Port Douglas Daintree region.