Walkabout Tours Port Douglas Tours

Coastal Cultural Tour at Cooya Beach

Indigenous Cultural Beach Walk and Talk AM

Take a morning cultural experience with the Kuku Yalanji traditional custodians, from traditional spear fishing to observing native food plants and cultural medicines.

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Spearing crabs at Cooya Beach

Indigenous Cultural Beach Walk and Talk PM

Take an afternoon cultural experience with the Kuku Yalanji traditional custodians, from traditional spear fishing to observing native food plants and cultural medicines.

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Walkabout tours Port Douglas

Walkabout tours Port Douglas begins with a  Kuku Yalanji Traditional Custodian who will welcome you and introduce you to their homeland of stunning Cooya Beach.

This Indigenous Cultural Beach Walk and Talk Experience is in stunning Tropical North Queensland. Here they continue to maintain their heritage and practise their cultural activities of hunting and gathering daily.

After explaining the cultural importance of this country, your guide will introduce you to spear throwing and handling for fishing as it is still practised here today.

Hunt & Gather

You will then follow your indigenous guide with a spear each along Cooya Beach observing cultural medicine and food plants. Your guide will take you along with them into the mangroves and onto the mudflats as they continue their daily spear fishing and food gathering for their families.

After approximately 2 hours of cultural activities on the beach, mudflats and coastal walking you  will return with your guide to see Kuku Yalanji artefacts and hear rare stories from their traditional land and heritage while they prepare their daily food for you and their families.

An amazing insight into the oldest indigenous culture on the planet!  A must do

“Protecting, Practising & Sharing Our Culture”

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Traditional fishing and gathering of food

 

  • 09.30 am Meet at 1 Palm Street, Cooya Beach.
  • Habitat Walk along Cooya Beach and through the mudflats.
  • 11.30 am Hear stories and see indigenous artefacts while tasting your catch.
  • 12.00 pm Approximately tour will finish.
  • Camera
  • Hat, Sunscreen and Sunglasses
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sense of adventure

Head north past Port Douglas. Next, turn right onto Boonie Doon Road, about 8.3kms past Port Douglas Road turn off. Then turn right onto Melaleuca Drive and follow around to Bougainvillea Street to Palm Street.

Your tour meeting point is 1 Palm Street, Cooya Beach.

Indigenous Cultural Beach Walk & Talk

  • A medium to a high level of fitness is required for this experience.
  • There are no refunds on this tour.
  • Private tours are available.
  • Easter Monday, Queens Birthday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s day incur the Private Tour rate.

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