There is a wealth of secrets and mysteries to be unfolded when it comes to the ancient Australian Aboriginal culture. The Australian Aboriginal Culture is one of the oldest living cultures of the world that dates back at least 50,000 years. In Tropical North Queensland where the Monsoon Season can bring weeks of heavy rainfall, many Aboriginal tribes lived under the dense rainforest canopy, in semi-permanent villages of dome-shaped houses, cooking in ground ovens and curing meat, fish and eels on smoking-racks.
Venture into the wild spaces of Far North Queensland, and you enter a world steeped in ancient Aboriginal culture with spirits and legends recorded in rock art.
The Bama Way Aboriginal Journeys is an innovative partnership which brings together three highly acclaimed Aboriginal owned and operated tour companies. The Bama Way (pronounced Bumma) links Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours, Walker Family Tours and the award winning Aboriginal Elder, Wilfred (Willie) Gordon of Guurrbi Tours. The term ‘Bama’ is widely used throughout Far North Queensland to mean an Aboriginal person, but in both tribes, the word simply means 'person' regardless of nationality or race.
The tours are operated by the traditional custodians of the local area, showing different facets of Aboriginal culture. The tours take place on the Bama Way; an Aboriginal journey through Tropical North Queensland, from Cairns and Port Douglas to north of Cooktown following storylines through the two Aboriginal nations, the Kuku Yalanji and Guugu Yimithirr tribes.
You will journey along story-lines through coastal mangroves, pristine rainforest of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park and hilltop Savannah where you will spend time with the traditional custodians of the land who know its resources, its stories and its sacred places. Become part of the story of the Bama Way.
Destination: Daintree, Mossman & Cape Tribulation Aboriginal Culture Tour Duration: Day Tour
Experience this 100 per cent authentic Australian Aboriginal tour. Learn about the area's rich Aboriginal history and culture with the Kuku Yalanji Cultural Habitat Tours combined with the oldest living rainforest on the planet and the spectacular Niau Falls.
Destination: Cooktown & Aboriginal Rock Art Tour with return flights from Cairns Duration: Full Day Tour
The one day Rainbow Serpent Aboriginal Rock Art & Cooktown Tour combines to offer participants an authentic Aboriginal Cultural experience and free time in Cooktown! Your day tour will include return flights from Cairn to Cooktown, half day Rainbow Serpent Rock Art Tour with Aboriginal Elder, Willie Gordon in the…
Destination: Cooktown & Aboriginal Rock Art Tour Duration: Three Day Tour
The word 'Bama' (pronounced Bumma) is widely used throughout Far North Queensland to mean an Aboriginal person, but in both Kuku Yalanji and Guugu Yimithirr tribes, the word simply means 'person' regardless of nationality or race. The Bama Way links three individualy owned and operated Aboriginal Tours. Kuku Yulanji Cultural…