Cape York & Great Barrier Reef

Cape York & Great Barrier Reef

 

With the lush green foliage of the Daintree Rainforest as a backdrop for your immersion, Cape York is a tropical paradise steeped in history and home to a wealth of Indigenous culture.

 

Why Choose Cape York?

  • Meet some of the myriad local fauna and flora on a Daintree River cruise
  • Be Welcomed to Country in a traditional smoking ceremony by Traditional Owners
  • Visit the art centre, women’s centre and other community services in Wujal Wujal
  • Stay on private Homelands inaccessible outside of this setting
  • Paint your own masterpiece to take home with a renowned local artist
  • Fish for your supper with your host family at the mouth of the Bloomfield River
  • Hunting for mud crabs and mussels in the mangroves is a must!
  • Play footy and basketball (and give endless piggybacks) with the local kids at the PCYC
  • Drop in to the local Indigenous primary school to help out in the classroom and the playground
  • Taste local delicacies like green ants and maybe even goanna!
  • Discover the art of using plants and roots to make natural dyes, and dye your own scarf to take home
  • Hike to a sacred site with a Traditional Owner & experience an initiation ceremony
  • Spend your last day snorkelling at 2 remote sites on the Great Barrier Reef

 

Cape York & Great Barrier Reef

The connection between the people and Country in Cape York is a rich, complex web that must be experienced to be understood.

Our Stories

Telstra Health staff experiencing an Aboriginal Welcome to Country smoking ceremony on Red Earth Indigenous Cultural Immersion in Cape York

“I have come back being more thankful for what I have and the facilities I have access to. It was a fabulous opportunity for me to get immersed in the Aboriginal culture to learn about them and the challenges they face in their day-to-day lives. Every Australian needs to experience Read More