Cultural Cairns: Seven accessible Indigenous experiences for your family

Travel 21 Sep 23 By

Give your family an unforgettable cultural experience as you explore, discover and connect with the Traditional Owners of both land and sea Country in Tropical North Queensland.

The oldest living culture in the world can be experienced direct from the Cairns CBD with the opening of new Indigenous tours in Tropical North Queensland.

The only region with two distinct Indigenous cultures, the Aboriginal and the Torres Strait Islander people, Tropical North Queensland is home to more than 20 tour options, 10 galleries, and several events showcasing diverse Indigenous culture and language groups.

Tourism Tropical North Queensland CEO Mark Olsen said Australian travellers were becoming increasingly interested in learning about the ancient wisdom of Indigenous culture.

“Our region has authentic cultural experiences showcasing stories around rock art, bush tucker and medicine, art, star gazing, hot springs and gorges,” he said.

“Several of these tours, including a Great Barrier Reef experience, an island walk, and a day trip to the Torres Strait can be experienced from our city centre.”

With a plethora of accommodation available in Cairns, ranging from camping to 5-star hotels, there is an option for everyone.

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