Tjapukai Night Fire

Night Fire


Nightfire is Tjapukai’s evening experience meeting the Bama, the Indigenous rainforest people, who paint your face to link you to their traditional land and take you on a mesmerising journey with the haunting sounds of the didgeridoo.

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Night Fire is Tjapukai’s signature evening activity where you will meet the Indigenous rainforest people, who paint your face to link you to their traditional land and more. Follow the Tjapukai warriors to a corroboree celebrating Aboriginal Dreamtime stories and join the Rainbow Serpent circle to learn traditional language songs before the ceremonial fire is lit with a spectacular fire ball shooting towards the stars.

Dinner will see you enjoy Australian meats, seafood and an array of salads and desserts featuring tantalising Indigenous flavours at the Flame Tree Bar & Grill. Relax around the fire with the Tjapukai warriors where there is time for an intimate chat, an end to a night of cultural entertainment.

 

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Night Fire

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Welcome Canapes, Didgeridoo Journey, Night Fire Dance, Fire-making Ceremony, Buffet Dinner, Fireside Farewell...

$75 Child $123 Adult $321 Family

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$90 Child $150 Adult $390 Family

Cultural Performances and Ceremonies

Tjapukai Night Fire

Inspired Dining at Flame Tree Bar & Grill

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Unforgettable Indigenous Experiences

Tjapukai Night Fire

My family and I liked our evening experience so much we went back for a day visit as well .The staff and perfo..

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Timetable & Itinerary

  • 7.00pm – Arrive, browse through art gallery
  • 7.10pm – Native Spiced Canapes and Complimentary Bubbles and Juice
  • 7.30pm – Face Painting, Cultural Welcome with Didgeridoo Journey
  • 7.45pm – Tjapukai Aboriginal Dance Performance
  • 8.00pm – Lakeside Firemaking Ceremony with Spectacular Fire Ball
  • 8.15pm – Delicious Buffet Dinner
  • 9.00pm – Meet the Performers by the Fireside
  • 9.30pm – Photo Opportunity and Farewell

CULTURAL PERFORMANCES AND CEREMONIES


DIDGERIDOO WELCOME

Hear the haunting didgeridoo in this special performance.

Meet the Bama, the Indigenous rainforest people, who will paint your face to link you to their traditional land, then take you on a mesmerising journey with the haunting sounds of the didgeridoo.


NIGHT FIRE DANCE SHOW

Join the Tjapukai warriors in their corroboree dance.

Follow the Tjapukai warriors along a firelit path to a rainforest dance theatre where a sacred corroboree celebrating Aboriginal Dreamtime stories will inspire you to join the traditional Indigenous dances.


LAKESIDE FIRE CEREMONY

Sing along as a spectacular fire ball lights a ceremonial fire.

Become part of the Rainbow Serpent circle to learn traditional language songs and make music with Aboriginal clap sticks before the ceremonial fire is lit with a spectacular fire ball shooting towards the stars.

INSPIRED DINING AT FLAME TREE BAR & GRILL


CANAPES IN THE BREEZEWAY

Enjoy canapés inspired by bush tucker foods.

Sip complimentary sparkling wine and taste canapés inspired by the bush tucker foods of the tropical rainforest while admiring authentic Indigenous art in the Rainforest Canopy Breezeway.


TROPICAL BUFFET

Dine on exotic tropical produce featuring Indigenous flavours.

Enjoy Australian meats including kangaroo and crocodile, local seafood and an array of salads and desserts featuring tantalising Indigenous flavours at the Flame Tree Bar & Grill buffet where the chef whips up fresh dishes from an open flame grill.

UNFORGETTABLE INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCES


LAKESIDE FIRE CEREMONY

Sing along as a spectacular fire ball lights a ceremonial fire.

Become part of the Rainbow Serpent circle to learn traditional language songs and make music with Aboriginal clap sticks before the ceremonial fire is lit with a spectacular fire ball shooting towards the stars.


FIRESIDE FAREWELL

Join the Tjapukai warriors beside the fire for a chat.

End an evening of cultural celebrations with the Tjapukai warriors beside the campfire where there is time for an intimate chat and photo opportunities.