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Daintree Dreaming - Ngadiku Day Tour

Your day includes:

Complimentary hotel transfers

2 hour coastal and mangrove walk with Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours.

 Travel to Cooya Beach north of Port Douglas and meet with the Kubirri Warra brothers who follow the traditions of their ancestors. This special place is a traditional fishing ground of the Kuku Yalanji. This unique coastal place has three diverse ecosystems – beach, mangroves and coastal reef – that are connected to each other by the every changing mud-flats and tidal lagoons.  The brothers teach their guests how to throw a spear and demonstrate how to search and hunt for fish, mud crabs and mussels. Learn about bush tucker and medicines before enjoying home made damper on the balcony of the family home and taste your catch of the day.

Mossman Gorge Centre -Lunch is included at the Mayi Cafe.  The specially designed menu featuring predominantly locally sourced produce infused with Indigenous bush ingredients.

Ngadiku Dreamtime Walk at  Mossman Gorge.
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 your experienced Indigenous guide. You will be welcomed with a traditional smoking ceremony. Your guide will demonstrate traditional plant use, identify bush food and traditions like making bush soaps and ochre paint. The walk meanders through stunning rainforest on private walking rails and takes in traditional huts or hum pies while your guide provides an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationship with this unique tropical environment. Home of the Kuku Yalanji people.

After your guided walk, spend time browsing through the centre's contemporary Indigenous art gallery and gift shop.

Your day concludes with your return to your selected accommodation.

This is an excellent tour for people of all ages, you just need an adventurous spirit

**Please note: tour can operate in reverse due to tide times at Cooya Beach

**Please note: We take individual bookings, but we require a minimum of 4 people to operate this tour**
We will notify you by email if minimum numbers for the tour have not been met.


11 hours

Height Restriction

No minimum height

No maximum height

Wheelchair Friendly


Maximum Weight

No maximum weight

Weather Dependent

Indoor - N/A

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This experience is not suitable for spectators

Animals Allowed

No Animals Allowed

Toilet facilities


Minimum Age

No minimum age

Important Information

What to bring hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, towel, swimmers and bottle of water
We will have a water container on board where you can replenish your water bottle throughout the day

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Child 4-14yrs

2 Adults + 2 Children

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About the provider

Adventure North Australia, Cairns City, Queensland

40 Aplin Street,
Cairns City,

If you are into history, botany, adventure and 4 wheel driving through amazing rainforest and outback, then Adventure North Australia tours to Cooktown are the tours for you. We take great pride in offering quality 4 wheel drive tours from Cairns and Port Douglas. Travel with us through unique and stunning countryside of Australia. Traverse the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park, along the famous 4wd only Bloomfield Track to Cooktown.Our vehicles are modern, purpose built and comfortable. Our guides are qualified, experienced passionate and very knowledgable about the region. We are proud to be apart of the Bama Way Aboriginal Journeys, an innovative partnership 8 years ago with 3 highly acclaimed Aboriginal owned and operated tours from Cairns through to Cooktown. We offer unique Aboriginal cultural experiences from 1, 2 and 3 days. Our signature Aboriginal product is the Daintree Dreaming Day Tour. This fun, exclusive day tour allows you to join a real Aboriginal cultural experience combined with the pristine natural beauty of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park. (Mossman Gorge)A spectacular cultural journey taking you from coast to rainforest through the eyes of the traditional owners - The Kuku Yalanji people. Learn to hunt and gather along Cooya Beach, traditional fishing grounds of the Kuku Yalanji people searching for bush tucker (food) of mud crabs, fish and mussels. Eat what you catch before venturing into the oldest rainforest on the planet where you will be greeted with a traditional smoking ceremony. It is a ceremony of spiritual cleansing, to ward of evil spirits and to ensure that while you are on the traditional land of Kuku Yalanji people, you are accepted and honoured.
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