Interpretive rock art walk Visit to Indigenous Ranger Program sites Exclusive access to cultural sites Return flights Cairns - Cooktown Lunch and afternoon tea Return accommodation transfers (Ex Cairns CBD)
Take a scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest to Cooktown. Be greeted by Aboriginal Traditional Owners for a full day touring their homelands of Normanby Station. Discover rarely seen rock art galleries, learn about the current Indigenous Ranger program and get an insight into the pioneer and black history of the region.
We want to share our culture with people. The best place for this is on our country, that way they can feel the story. Dylan Harrigan – Balnggarrawarra Traditional Owner.
This cultural adventure begins with a scenic ﬂight over the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree National Park. Upon arrival in Cooktown be greeted by Aboriginal traditional owners for a full day touring their homelands of Normanby Station. Rich in cultural heritage and historic sites the station boasts a diverse natural and cultural landscape rarely seen by outsiders. Take a guided interpretive walk to discover ancient rock art galleries.Learn about traditional Aboriginal bush food and medicine. Explore Balnggarrawarra homelands as you cross the Normanby River and travel remote bush tracks.Visit exclusive cultural sites depicting the pioneering and black history of the region. Discover the contemporary life of the traditional owners through the current Indigenous 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. From Normanby Station travel back to Cooktown for your late afternoon ﬂight back to Cairns. 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 with a scenic ﬂight over two World Heritage areas this cultural adventure is a truly unique experience.