2019 January 17
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park has added 'Sobah' non-alcoholic craft beer brewed with bush tucker ingredients to their Indigenous-themed menu. Sobah Badha Gali premium beers, Lemon Aspen Pilsner, Finger Lime Cerveza and Pepperberry IPA, were launched in Tropical North Queensland at Tjapukai today (January 17). General Manager Shirley Hollingsworth said the three beers were flavoured with native ingredients that also featured on the Tjapukai menu. “They pair beautifully with Tjapukai’s lunch and dinner dishes, whether ...
2018 November 22
We've launched Tjapukai Guide - A Free Multilingual App Visitors to Tjapukai will now gain a better insight into Aboriginal culture with the launch of a multilingual app delivering our cultural performances, and park information in English, Japanese and Chinese. The free app covers Tjapukai by Day, and Night Fire Dinner & Show, and includes show scripts and much more: English, Japanese, Chinese. Park Map Show Times Multi-lingual show Scripts Discounts in our Restaurant, Cafe ...
2018 June 14
This blog by Laura Walls give parents some great ideas for Kid Friendly Indigenous Experiences in Queensland. Of course Tjapukai makes the list, with our range of hands on interactive and fun activities. Read the full article for inspiration.
2018 May 24
A female Traditional Owner will be at the helm of one of Australia’s oldest Aboriginal tourism businesses following the appointment of Djabugay descendant Shirley Hollingsworth as Tjapukai General Manager. Tjapukai Board Chair Michael Nemarich congratulated Ms Hollingsworth on becoming the first Djabugay person to be appointed to the Tropical North Queensland cultural park’s most senior role. “Shirley joined Tjapukai as a casual junior retail assistant in 1997 and over the past two decades ...
2018 February 21
As a stage technician for the world’s longest running stage show, William “Biri” Duffin takes great pride in being behind the scene of performances at Tjapukai, an Aboriginal cultural park in Cairns. Check out this great article in the First Nations Telegraph about “Biri”. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE
2018 January 23
Cathay Pacific passengers now get 20% off Tjapukai by Day and Night Fire by Tjapukai in Carins when booking online. Passengers must present their Cathay Pacific boarding pass on arrival to be eligible for this offer. BOOK TJAPUKAI BY DAY BOOK NIGHT FIRE BY TJAPUKAI
2017 November 11
Tjapukai was selected the winner of the Qantas Award for Excellence in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tourism in the 2017 Queensland Tourism Awards. This is a significant achievement for the business and a proud moment for the dedicated team who give Australian & international visitors a look at genuine Aboriginal culture during interactive day and night tours. Tjapukai will now fly the flag for Queensland at the National Tourism Awards in Perth in 2018.
2017 November 09
Not only did Cairns make the list of top major destinations in Australia, but Tjapukai made the list of Best Cultural Experiences in the recent Experience OZ "Best in Travel Experiences' Awards. The Awards, voted on by the travelling public, pay tribute to the enormous contributions and efforts made by Australia's tourism operators in the tours and activities sector.
2017 November 04
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park has sponsored the Wet Tropics Management Authority’s 2017 Cassowary Awards. The Wet Tropics Management Authority’s Cassowary Awards recognises the exceptional contributions to World Heritage Area management within our communities. See detailed Awards information