Half Day
Mon, Wed, Fri
April to November
Months Operating

Cooktown Half Day Tour

Explore rarely seen rock art galleries with Aboriginal traditional owners at Normanby Station. Discover hidden cultural sites amongst the sandstone ridges and tropical savannah woodlands. Learn about traditional bush tucker and medicine.


What’s included;

  • Interpretive rock art walk
  • Guided by Balngarrawarra traditional owners
  • Exclusive access to cultural sites
  • Small group (maximum 14)
  • Morning tea
  • Return accommodation transfers (Ex Cooktown)

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What to Bring

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

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Aboriginal Rock Art Experience


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Normanby Station, located an hours drive from Cooktown is the homelands for the Balngarrawarra people. This area has a rich Aboriginal cultural landscape due to the abundance of food, water and rock shelters.

Join Indigenous traditional owners as they reconnect with their land and their ancestors on an exclusive rock art walk.
Hidden amongst sandstone country and tropical woodlands are rock shelters containing exquisite rock art rarely been seen by outsiders. Discover traditional food and medicine and learn about the colourful history of Normanby Station. Enjoy morning tea and gain an understanding of how the Balngarrawarra continue to keep connected with their homelands.

Local indigenous guide at Normanby Station Cape York
The Sorcerer Aboriginal Artwork at Normanby Station Cape York
Stencil Aboriginal Artwork at Normanby Station Cape York
Rocky outcrop at Normanby Station Cape York
Rock Shelter at Normanby Station Cape York
Sandstone Outcrop at Normanby Station Cape York
Exploring the sandstone outcrops at Normanby Station Cape York
Aboriginal contact artwork at Normanby Station Cape York
Barramundi aboriginal artwork at Normanby Station Cape York

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