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Culture Connect Australia

11 reviews
#107 of 190 Tours in Cairns
Cairns, Australia
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About Culture Connect Australia
Culture Connect specialises in intimate, genuine Aboriginal cultural experiences with Indigenous Traditional Owners on their homelands. Offering tours, private charters and special events allows travellers to choose from a wide variety of experiences in North Queensland which has a rich and varied cultural landscape. Tours depart from Cairns, Port Douglas and Cooktown.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking the road less travelled, we explored dramatic rock outcrops, escarpments and gorges; rainforests, fast flowing rivers beaches, islands, reefs and more. All breathtaking in their diverse unspoilt beauty. Roger from Culture Connect is brilliant! He offers personal tours with Indigenous experiences. Being welcomed to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Roger, Dylan, Cliff and Vince for a most memorable, engaging, educational and enjoyable full day Tour of amazing Rock Art and Ranger Tour on Normanby Station. The sunrise flight from Cairns to Cooktown over reef and rainforest was only superseded by the flight...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Claudia M
Roger d, General Manager at Culture Connect Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review Claudia. We are happy you enjoyed a bit of genuine Indigenous culture at Normanby Station and yes the scenic flight over the Daintree and Great Barrier Reef adds that special touch to the experience. We look forward to having you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend Roger as a tour guide! His knowledge, passion and connections with local indigenous artists, families and their communities was amazing. The opportunity to be immersed in indigenous cultural experiences, as well as hearing first hand from traditional owners on country, has left...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Roger d, Manager at Culture Connect Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review .. education is an integral part of what we do so Im happy to have shared these experiences with you all and lm sure it will filter down to the students. The TOs loved having you on country. Hope we can...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip with Roger was outstanding in every facet. With a major focus on learning more about Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders historically and currently this trip had it all. Meeting, and sharing story with, a variety of indigenous individuals and groups whilst being'on-country'...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Roger d, General Manager at Culture Connect Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review Rod. It was a memorable tour for me too. I will not forget how the Lama Lama kids embraced you and you embraced the culture. Thanks for coming along...sorry you didn't catch that Barra!! The Kimberley is calling..

Reviewed July 18, 2019

This tour was excellent, right from the pu to drop off. Our guide Dylan did a very professional job and had very good communication and people skills. His knowledge of his Country was imparted with great love and respect for his Elders. The Rock Art...More

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Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Elizabeth L
Roger d, General Manager at Culture Connect Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Elizabeth. Yes Dylan is quite the professional juggling life as a paramedic and a tour guide. His knowledge of his people is amazing...so glad you could hear the story out on his homelands at Normanby Station. Hope you can make it...More

Reviewed June 29, 2019

We had a wonderful day enjoying the hospitality of Dillon and his extended family, looking at amazing rock art and hearing the history and future hopes of the family at Normanby. Maria & Erik

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Roger d, Manager at Culture Connect Australia, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2019

Thanks for your review Maria and Erik. Dylan is a natural tour guide and he and the family thoroughly enjoyed hosting you on their homelands. We hope to see you out there again. Thank you for your support.

Reviewed April 29, 2019

This was an excellent tour. Roger knew so much about the rainforest, the tablelands, the history of cultural interaction with each other, with white settlers and with nature. He also custom built the adventure based on our group interests and abilities. It really was a...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Roger d, Manager at Culture Connect Australia, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2019

Thank you for your review Dan, I thoroughly enjoyed taking you and the group out to the Daintree and the Atherton Tablelands. The enthusiasm and respect from the group was a credit to the university and yourself. I hope the rest of your travels went...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018

It is a very infomative tour about the Aboriginal Cuture, the history and the current situation. Not comparable with the "commecialized" tours, very pure and original.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Roger d, General Manager at Culture Connect Australia, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thanks Christian for the review. We are so happy to have shared this cultural experience with you and we aim at keeping it pure. You are officially the first German tourists to come out to Normanby Station. We hope to see you out there again....More

Reviewed October 17, 2018

I was with Roger on that great Half Day trip! He knows so much about that part of the country and the Aborigines. We met the Aborigine Brandon Walker at the Cooya Beach where we learned a lot about traditional Aborigines hunting and plants which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Roger d, General Manager at Culture Connect Australia, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you Susanne for the review. So happy you enjoyed your morning at Cooya Beach with us. Brandon is an excellent cook.. especially when he is hungry. Hope your trip down the East coast went well. Kind Regards

Reviewed October 6, 2018

The university study abroad program that I run includes an excursion to the Cairns area, and we worked with Culture Connect to create a fantastic trip. We had a guided walk at Mossman Gorge and a Coastal Survival experience, as well as a tremendous amount...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Roger d, General Manager at Culture Connect Australia, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thanks for the review Mike. Its was a pleasure taking out your family and students...so well mannered and respectful. Hope we can take you on another cultural adventure soon. Thanks again!!

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Yes we can . Call 1300 794 175 at least 24 hours prior to departure and we will make a note of your pick up point.
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