Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park Listings
Discover where Australia begins at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Explore the rich history of the world’s oldest living culture, dating back over 40,000 years. Whether you visit the park by day or night, you’ll enjoy a unique cultural experience with performance, dance, food and arts. Tjapukai i...
About Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
<p><strong>How to get to Tjapukai</strong><br />Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural park is situated on 11 hectares (25 acres) of tribal land in Caravonica Lakes, immediately adjacent Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.</p><p>Tjapukai is 15 minutes from Cairns, Kuranda and Palm Cove and 45 minutes from Port Douglas.</p><p>Ample car parking, public transport via Sunbus or taxi operates regularly from Cairns, Port Douglas and the Northern Beaches. A regular shuttle bus operates, call for pick up times.</p><p><strong>Shuttle Transfers</strong></p><p><strong>Tjapukai</strong> offers a transfer shuttle service which can collect and return guests from their accommodation.<br />This service operates hourly, and guests are advised of the time of pick-up and departure when making their reservations. The region of operation of the shuttle service includes Cairns through to the Northern Beaches and Port Douglas.</p><p><strong>Public Transport</strong></p><p>The main convenient public transport is either via taxi service direct to and from <strong>Tjapukai</strong>, or by the <em>Marlin Coast Sunbus</em> using Route 1 or 1A from the Cairns Central Business District City Place bus stop. Costs vary, depending on the bus zone travelled.</p><p><strong>Self Drive</strong></p><p>Travelling from Cairns city in a northerly direction, continue following the Captain Cook Highway past the Airport. Some 15 minutes after leaving Cairns is the area known as Smithfield / Caravonica Lakes, easily identified by the <em>Skyrail Rainforest Cableway</em> and the <strong>Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park</strong> situated side by side, facing the main road.<br />Take the roundabout and turn left from it, and you will be on the approach road to <strong>Tjapukai</strong>.</p>