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Walkabout Cultural Adventures

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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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Mom and I started our tour at 9am. We were lucky enough to get Aaron as our guide. Mom is 74 and has some physical challenges. Aaron immediately modified the trip to meet her needs. He worked hard to find things he thought she...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review... we enjoy spending time with guests like you guys who are interested to explore and learn what we have to share.

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to get Michael as our tour guide; he was a funny, friendly guy who seemed to know pretty much everything to know about Aboriginal history and gave us a great insight into the unorthodox uses of plants for medicinal purposes🌴 Also got...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Nice wrap up of your day... and yes, Michael loves sharing our culture, which makes him a great guide! Thank you for your review.

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

If I was a refugee, cast adrift in the Coral Sea, I would probably starve to death. But after going on this tour, I have learned how to hold a spear properly (not with two hands), what a janbal looks like (and how it tastes)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Great review guys, glad to hear you enjoyed yourself, and learnt a thing or two!

Reviewed August 10, 2018

We did the full day sightseeing experience with our family of 4. We had a great day exploring the rainforest, mangrove forest and beach. Our guide Juan and driver Graham were very informative and definitely it is extra special to learn about the environment and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

How great! We love hearing from our guests on tour... and even more so when we hear that we are the highlight of your Australian holiday!! Thank you

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband joined the tour guided by Michael and we had heaps of fun. Michael is very funny and friendly, and he is knowledgeable of all the native plants and medicine in the forest. He prepared our lunch with delicious and fresh wraps...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Thank you Charlotte, we appreciate you taking the time to post a review... and we love that you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed July 21, 2018

As soon as we were picked up by the guide I had a feeling this would be a good one. Obviously not sure about the other staff they have, but our guide (?Gurmanji? aka Mick) was just the best. Very funny and a great guy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Mick will love to hear your review... thank you for sharing! We like to have fun on tour and share our knowledge in a fun learning experience... you sound like you made the most of your tour, and really got involved... thank you!

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Thanks Juan for a truly wonderful day. The whole family enjoyed the mixture of stunning natural beauty, adventure, stories and history all mixed with your good nature and kindness. Thank you for sharing your very special mangrove back yard with us. Walking through that magical...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you Emily, you have a lovely family and showing you around my country was my pleasure.

Reviewed July 12, 2018

What a wonderful half day tour we had with Walkabout Cultural Adventures. We started the day spear fishing on beautiful Cooya Beach. Followed by a walk through the mangroves. Walking through such huge mangroves with a glimpse of the beach here and there, was a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you for the review, and for coming out on tour... sharing our culture and history with interested people like yourselves makes for a great experience.

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday we went on a tour with Juan from Walkabout Cultural Adventures.. It was a wonderful, informative tour. Juan is so passionate about his heritage and was so generous in sharing his stories with us. There were many highlights, one of which my husband and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thank you Sandra & John, you guys really embraced everything I had to share on tour, make it all so much more enjoyable

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Loved this experience with the family. Brilliant guide, Michael full of information, kind to the kids. Great day learning about aboriginal culture and bush tucker.

Date of experience: July 2018
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JuanWalkabout, Owner at Walkabout Cultural Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you, Michael also commented how lovely your family were... was a great day for all.

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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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