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Walkabout Cultural Adventures

Daintree, Australia
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About Walkabout Cultural Adventures
Walkabout Cultural Adventures is an Aboriginal operated day tour through the Daintree Rainforest and along the coastline in far north Queensland, focussing on the cultural connection the local Aboriginal people have with the environment. With an Aboriginal guide learn the history and stories and get an insight into the knowledge and understanding that the Kuku Yalanji Aboriginal people have with the land and sea. Either full day or half day cultural experiences to choose from guests can have a go at spearing, or take a leisurely drive through the Daintree rainforest, seeing, touching and tasting the different resources utilised by the rainforest Aborigines.
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Spend the day with a local Aboriginal tour guide, learning about culturally significant areas and the relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land. Learn the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area. Guided walk through the rainforest and coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, collect shellfish and try traditional Aboriginal hunting practices, have a go at spear throwing and if you are lucky, catch a mud crab. Complete the adventure by cooling off in a pristine freshwater stream.
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Spend the morning or afternoon with a local Aboriginal tour guide, learning about culturally significant areas and the relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land. Learn the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area. Guided walk through the rainforest and coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, collect shellfish and try traditional Aboriginal hunting practices, have a go at spear throwing and if you are lucky, catch a mud crab. Complete the adventure by cooling off in a pristine freshwater stream.
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Travelling through Kuku Yalanji country, led by a local Aboriginal guide and learning about the culturally significant sights and local attractions between Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation including World Heritage Daintree rainforest. Learn the amazing relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land and experience these diverse environments. Get an insight in to the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area. Walk through the world’s oldest living rainforest, see natural wonders, the majestic Daintree river, and where the rainforest meets the reef, explore coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, swim at one of the pristine freshwater streams in the area before returning to your accommodation.
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Travelling through Kuku Yalanji country, led by a local Aboriginal guide and learning about the culturally significant sights and local attractions between Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation including World Heritage Daintree rainforest. Learn the amazing relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land and experience these diverse environments. Get an insight in to the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area. Walk through the world’s oldest living rainforest, see natural wonders, the majestic Daintree river, and where the rainforest meets the reef, explore coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, swim at one of the pristine freshwater streams in the area before returning to your accommodation.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this activity for our last full day in Australia, and it was a wonderful way to finish a fabulous trip to this beautiful country. Our guide was Michael, who is a genuine teacher, eager to share his knowledge about his culture. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

We did not know what to expect and I only can say, my research to find this place was more then worth the effort. Mick opened the door for us for some understanding of the worlds oldest culture. He was so patient, informative, funny and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jrichter2013
JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review... seems you guys definitely embraced what we aim to share on tour... thank you for choosing to tour with us, it all plays a part of keeping our culture alive.

Reviewed July 5, 2019

We did a fabulous tour with Walkabout Cultural Adventures in the Daintree Rainforest and surrounding areas. I highly recommend this company — great stories of aboriginal culture and history, crocodile spotting, and my teenage boys learned how to use spears on the beach and in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LauraDBill
JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2019

Thank you Laura, appreciate you sharing your experience with us! We had a great time with your family, thanks for touring with us.

Reviewed June 3, 2019

We headed into the rainforest with Michael, our tour guide, in the way he stop several times to show us bats, look for wallabies, and at the end to look at crocodiles. In the meantime, in the rainforest we walk explore it and explore multiple...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2019

Thank you for coming out on tour with us, Michael enjoys spending time with people interested in our area, plants and Aboriginal culture, so sounds like a great combination.

Reviewed May 7, 2019

Did a full day tour with Juan and had an amazing experience. Juan is deeply knowledgeable about the area and local culture, especially as it relates to the relationship between the Australians and the indigenous Aboriginal community. Juan took us to several different spots in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

This is the second time I’ve been on a full day tour with Juan. My boys love it. Where else can you learn about the traditional culture of the Daintree area but also walk on the mud flats and amongst the mangroves on the hunt...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank melexie
JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2019

Thank you... each time you guys come on tour is a great time! You seem to really appreciate what I have to teach and share with you, and that makes for a great time

Reviewed April 11, 2019

Juan took us out for a half day private tour and we loved every minute. I have not learnt so much in just half a day, everywhere he looked he had another fact or story to tell. It really opened my eyes to the depth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kimberlysj95
JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

Perfect! You guys experienced the tour exactly the way it is intended... thank you for coming out with us!

Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Went with Juan for a morning through the mangroves and found the makings of a little feast. Fabulous local indigenous knowledge. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: February 2019
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Thanks guys, it cool when you see how the environment really does provide. It should be that simple hey, we look after it, and it looks after us... thanks for coming out on tour

Reviewed February 24, 2019

I don't normally do tours but this was terrific. A full day of appreciating a special part of the world with Juan, a guide who has such a strong connection to the place. We swam in a river, learned to throw a spear and caught...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2019

Thank you... it was my want to share my culture and what I know about this region that helped me to develop my tours. I too think it's a great way to spend a day!

Reviewed February 6, 2019

Our guide, Aaron was wonderful. Enjoyed some of the local food and sites. Visited a number of water falls and hiked a number of rain forest paths. The Mossman Gorge well worth the hike.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Diana N
JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

The Mossman Gorge is definitely a "must do" when travelling in the local area. Thank you for the review, Aaron is a great guy and passionate about our culture, he loves to spend time and share cultural knowledge with people like yourselves.

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Kate938
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Hi Kate, it all depends if you only have a specific date available, then book in advance but if you have a range of dates available, then usually we can make it work... there is a couple of periods throughout the year that... More
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