40,000 years of aboriginal History & Culture magically presented in a 25 acre park.
Contact: The cultural park
  Ph:(07) 4042 9999.

  Port Douglas, and in the esat of Mareeba

The cultural park of Tjapkai is the only authorized centre of its kind depicting the aboriginal culture of the tribal zone of Tjapukai.
The Tjapukai communities and their elders have double-checked and approved the materials and information presented in the park.

They are also the owners of the land allotted for the cultural park and participate extensively in the running of the centre. "there exists no other presentation of the aboriginal culture in the region which allows its own people to profit or enriches the local aboriginal community, or which has ever ask for or received authorization to present out culture for financial profit".






- In this museum one can view authentic artifacts from the Stone Age used in ancient times by the Tjapukai tribe and conserved at the State Museum of Queensland. Huge painted murals created by the best aboriginal artists in the Tjakupai tribe depict the ancient legends.
A magnificent space full of special lighting effects and sound effects.

- The spiritual and traditional beliefs of the Tjapukai people are portratrayed in the theatre. The story, told in Tjapukai language, a language which has almost been lost to the world, is heard through the headset, translated into the language of your choise.
The performers interact with giant holographic and animated images, which illustrate and enhance this ancient story.


- A Survival Story- The story of what happened when the modern world descended upon a 40,000 year old culture. An extensive audio-visual presentation showcases the traditional culture, tells the history of the last 120 years and depicts where the Aborigine stands today and our hopes for t
he future. This film contains scenes which some people

- Set in a covered outdoor amphitheatre with a rainforest backdrop, you will have the opportunity to view segments of the Tjapukai tradional corroborees.
An ancient celebration of dance and song.

- The Boomerang restaurant - After your imagination has been let loose with colourful performances and experiences, sit down to international gourmet cuisine. The fitting completion t
o a delightfully day.


 A Tradional Camp
- A chance to participate and interact with members of the Aboriginal community.
Try your hand at boomerang and spear throwing, and didgeridoo playing. Learn about bush foods and medicines.
A series of short demonstrations takes place in 2 cov
ered bush style theatres.


  CD. Lead Vocals- Narrator - Backing Vocals - Didgeridoo
- Chants and traditional percussion - Drums and percussion
- Guitars - Violins - Flugel Horn.

Tjapukai Pty Ltd.
PO Box 816 Smithfield, Cairns, QLD 4870
Ph. +61 (0)7 4042 9900.

Email: tjapukai@tjapukai.com.au