Be taken on a journey steeped in heritage, ancient culture and traditions.
A “must do” for every visitor to Mossman Gorge are the Indigenous guided Dreamtime Walks, conducted by the local Indigenous people. Ngadiku (Nar-di-gul) meaning stories and legends from a long time ago in local Kuku Yalanji language, takes visitors on a journey along private, easy graded tracks, visiting special places and culturally significant sites, past traditional bark shelters and over meandering cool rainforest streams.
Service TypesAdventure and Outdoors Tours Nature and wildlife Walking and Biking Tours
Disabled AssistanceCaters for vision impairment Disabled access available
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AccreditationCOVID Safe ECO Certified (Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certified by Ecotourism Australia
You are 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. Your experienced interpretive Indigenous guide demonstrates traditional plant use, identify bush food sources and provide an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationship with this unique tropical environment. A stop at ‘the Beach’, gives you the opportunity for a refreshing swim in this water hole, where your guide demonstrates traditions like making bush soaps and ochre painting. At the end of the tour enjoy traditional bush tea and damper.
Features: Traditional smoking ceremony, stories of the Kuku Yalanji culture and traditions, traditional huts (humpies), swimming hole, rainforest bush food, ochre painting.
Disabled AccessCarpark Family Friendly