Tues, Thur
April to November
Months Operating

Cooktown Full Day Tour

Discover the homelands of the Balnggarrawarra people with Aboriginal traditional owners. Marvel at ancient rock art, explore the tropical savannah of Normanby Station, learn about how the Indigenous Ranger Program is working towards the preservation of traditional homelands.

Adult $259

Child $199
(4-14 years old)

7.45am – 4.30pm

What’s included;

  • ¬†Interpretive rock art walk
  • Visit to ranger program sites
  • Exclusive access to cultural sites
  • Small group (maximum 6)
  • Lunch
  • Return accommodation transfers (Ex Cooktown)

Physical Rating

Average klms walking in a day
5 klms

Cultural Rating

Aboriginal content %
Approximately 100%

What to Bring

  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Suitable walking shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Camera

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Coastal Experience


Our grandfather told us the stories of our country.We like to share these stories to keep them alive. Dylan Harrigan - Balnggarrawarra Traditional Owner


Join Balnggarrawarra traditional owners on a full day touring their homelands. Located approximately seventy kilometers from Cooktown is Normanby Station. Rich in cultural heritage and historic sites the station boasts a diverse natural and cultural landscape.

Take a guided interpretive walk to discover rarely seen rock art. Learn about traditional bush food and medicine. Explore Balnggarrawarra homelands as you cross the Normanby River and travel remote bush tracks. Visit the old Laura Railway line to get an insight into pioneer life.
Discover the contemporary life of the traditional owners through the current ranger programs. Get an insight into the importance of the projects which includes cultural mapping, erosion control, feral weed and animal eradication and environment protection.

This is an authentic cultural experience for those interested in traditional and contemporary culture of the Balnggarrawarra people.Guided by Aboriginal traditional owners on their homelands.

Recording Rock Art at a remote location
Two men viewing Rock Art at Normanby Station
rolling hills on Balnggarrawarra Country
Stock yards at Normanby Station

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