1. Australia
  2. Queensland
  3. Port Douglas
  4. Daintree National Park

Mossman Gorge: Dreamtime Indigenous Guided Walk

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Travel with an experienced Indigenous guide who will demonstrate traditional plant use, identify bush food, and traditions like making bush soaps and ochre paint. Meander through stunning rainforests as you learn about enchanting cultural narratives.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
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  • Travel with an experienced Indigenous guide
  • Learn about to Kuku Yalanji cultural stories and tradition
  • Enjoy an intimate group tour of approximately 15 guests
  • Recieve exclusive access to Kuku Yalanji land
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Pay a visit to Mossman Gorge, located only 20 minutes from Port Douglas and a must-do for any visitor to North Queensland. Situated in the southern part of Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge provides visitors the chance to gain insight into the lives, culture, and beliefs of Australia’s Indigenous population and their connection to the natural environment.

Join a guided Dreamtime Walk tour to get a deeper insight into the ancient flora and fauna of the rainforest. Be welcomed with a traditional ‘smoking’ ceremony that cleanses and wards off bad spirits. The walk then meanders through stunning rainforest and takes in traditional huts or humpies. Walk along private, gentle tracks, visiting special places and culturally significant sites, past traditional bark shelters and over meandering cool rainforest streams.

Watch as your experienced interpretive Indigenous guide demonstrates traditional plant use and identifies bush food sources. Listen as they provide an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationship with this unique tropical environment. Observe demonstrations of how to make bush soaps and ochre painting. At the end of the tour, enjoy a traditional bush tea and damper.
  • 1.5-hour walk
  • Traditional smoking ceremony
  • Stories of the Kuku Yalanji culture and traditions
  • Experienced Indigenous guides
  • Intimate group tour with approximately 15 guests
  • Exclusive access to Kuku Yalanji land
  • Visit a sacred ceremony site
  • Soap and ochre paint-making demonstration
  • Bush tea and damper
  • Free access to the Mossman Gorge shuttle bus
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Mossman Gorge Centre, 212r Mossman Gorge Rd, Mossman Gorge QLD 4873, Australia

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Important information
What to bring
  • Hat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Breathable clothing
Know before you go
• Participants must be able to walk and be moderately fit
• Please bring: insect repellent, lightweight cotton clothing, hat, sunscreen, a comfortable pair of walking shoes, and an umbrella/poncho
• Swimming in the Mossman River is not recommended at any time for weak, unskilled or inexperienced swimmers; even the strongest swimmers are advised to exercise extreme caution

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Mossman Gorge Center

Product ID: 340986