Tjapukai Aboriginal Show - 3 Hours 30 Minutes

Immerse yourself in the Dreamtime stories and discover the fascinating history of Australia's Aboriginal culture.

map Cairns, Australia
2 hrs
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
7:00 pm
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
FromAUD $123
Children: AUD $75
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What's Included

  • Fire Making Ceremony & 40 Foot Fireball
  • Traditional Face Painting
  • Live Dance Performance
  • Buffet Dinner
  • Campfire photos

What's excluded

  • Transport to and from the venue
  • Shuttle cost of $21 per person is not included


Journey into the legends of the Dreamtime and discover the magic of Australia's ancient indigenous culture. Immerse yourself in the traditions of the Aboriginal people through traditional dances, music and storytelling, providing a powerful and personal insight into ancient Australian culture. Admission includes a complimentary welcome drink on arrival, scrumptious buffet dinner, face painting and time to browse the gallery for authentic Aboriginal souvenirs before departing.

Settle in for a magical night of entertainment as you journey into a Dreamtime legend to discover the magic of Australia's ancient Aboriginal culture. Performers will lead a didgeridoo blessing ceremony followed by a spectacular fire performance and cultural dance celebration. If you're keen, you can even take to the stage to learn a traditional dance yourself! This evening of entertainment is complimented by a delicious dinner, photo opportunity with the Tjapukai warriors & even time to shop for authentic souvenirs.
Session Times
Welcome drink upon arrival 7:00pm to 7:30pm
Didgeridoo blessing ceremony and face painting initiation 7:30pm to 7:45pm
Fire making ceremony by the lakeside, with special effects fire ball explosion 7:45pm to 8:00pm
Full Course Buffet Dinner 8:00pm to 8:30pm
Live Tjapukai Dance performance 8:30pm t0 9:00pm
Camp fire session with Performers (Optional) 9:00pm to 9:30pm
How to get here:

Shuttle Transfers
Tjapukai offers a transfer shuttle service which can collect and return guests from their accommodation. This service operates on a regular basis and guests are advised the pick-up and departure times when making their reservation. The region of operation of the shuttle service includes Cairns through to the Northern Beaches and Port Douglas. Please note the Port Douglas service only operates once daily at 8am with the return departing at 5pm.
Public Transport
The main public transport is either via taxi service direct to and from Tjapukai, or by the Marlin Coast Sunbus using Route 123 from the Cairns Central Business District City Place bus stop or Smithfield Shopping Centre. Costs vary, depending on the bus zone traveled. Click here for Sunbus Website
Self Drive
Travelling from Cairns city in a northerly direction, continue following the Captain Cook Highway past the Airport. Approximately 15 minutes after leaving Cairns is the area known as Smithfield / Caravonica Lakes, easily identified by the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park situated side by side, facing the main road. Take the roundabout and turn left, and you will be on the approach road to Tjapukai.


Tjapukai Aboriginal Show - 3 Hours 30 Minutes

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Tjapukai has free WiFi available in the Cultural Centre building. 

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Most of the Tjapukai Shows and Activities are not affected by rain, we are an all weather venue. Night Fire schedule may change slightly in inclement weather.

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Night Fire by Tjapukai - Casual evening attire.

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Terms & Conditions:

Please note that the bookings are processed manually and please chat to us before making the booking or you can book with us and your booking is confirmed only once confirmed by the tour operator.

Cancellation Policy:

In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:

  • Cancellations made more than 48 hours before departure: 10% of the total cost
  • Cancellations within 24 and 49 hours of departure: 50% of the total cost
  • Cancellations within 24 hours of departure: 100% of the cost



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Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
Western Arterial Road Caravonica Queensland 4878


FromAUD $123
Children: AUD $75
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