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Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours

Kuku Yalanji Traditional Custodians meet with visitors to walk on their traditional homeland on Cooya beach, where they continue to practice their cultural activities and maintain their cultural heritage.  Learn about the cultural importance of this country, fishing, hunting, foods and medicines.

from $45

Insights into your experience

This is a one-hour, educational experience. 

Kuku Yalanji Traditional Custodians will meet with visitors to their traditional homeland on Cooya beach where they continue to practice their cultural activities and maintain their cultural heritage.

The tour starts by explaining the cultural importance of this country. Next, guides will introduce guests to their traditional fishing activity of spear throwing and handling as it is still practiced here today.

During a short beach walk, guides will show the foods and medicines which we still use today, along with our various hunting tools and practices.

*Please note, this is not a hunting tour – for a more hands on, interactive tour select our Cultural Beach, Mangroves and Mudflat Tour.

Inclusions

Aboriginal guide
Water

You should bring

Camera
Hat
Repellent
Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Towel
Water bottle

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Things to know

Tours depart daily, each morning and afternoon. The tour duration is 1 hour. This is an education tour (non hunting).

This experience operates on a minimum of 10 Adults. Additional adults and children can be added to the booking.

The standard departure times are 9:30am and 1:30pm pending tide. You will need to contact the office at least 48 hours prior to your tour commencing to confirm exact departure time. 

Low to medium fitness is required for this activity. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Planning for your trip:

  • Please wear comfortable clothing.
  • This tour operators in all weather conditions. When raining we encourage guests wear wet weather gear like ponchos.
  • Cameras are welcomed and we encourage our guests to share pictures of their experience on our various social media sites.
  • Apply sunscreen and insect repellent prior to the tour.
  • Public toilets are located at the Northern end of the beach at the boat ramp area – a 3 minute drive from where the tour departs. Recommend using these facilities prior to the tour.

Meeting point

The beach side of 1 Palm Street, Cooya Beach. *Please confirm exact tour departure time directly with Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours at least 48 hours prior to your experience and arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure.

Location

Beach side of 1 Palm street where parking is available under the trees. 15 minute drive north of Port Douglas and a 5 minute drive from Mossman.

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