Renowned Cairns Indigenous tourism icon, Tjapukai, was relaunched yesterday by the Governor General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, following a $13 million redevelopment.
The major investment by owners Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) has seen the introduction of new exterior and interior designs, the opening of new theatres, restaurants and galleries, and the creation of new productions and tour experiences.
The range of interactive packages has been expanded to provide full day options in addition to the half-day and night packages. The new packages include:
- Cultural Creations package includes admission to Tjapukai, plus boomerang painting, islander weaving and jewellery making guided by an indigenous artist;
- Guided Indigenous Bush Food Trail includes admission to park and an Indigenous-guided Bush Foods Journey through the parkland finishing with damper and native fruit jams;