What is Bush Tucker?

bush tucka

When it comes to Australian meals many people think about the typical Aussie meat pie or our ANZAC biscuits but the one often forgotten is the Australian Bush Tucker. The Aboriginal people of Australia have inhabited the land for over 60,000 years. Aboriginal tribes lived off the flora and fauna of the Australian Rainforests, including […]

Pamagirri Wins Gold At Queensland Tourism Awards

Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience Wins Queensland Tourism Award

Our Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience has taken out the gold at the Queensland Tourism Awards! We are beyond proud to announce that we have won the highly contended Qantas Award for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tourism. The award recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism experiences that are truly authentic and cultivate a high level […]

Traditional Aboriginal Dances

Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience Shake A Leg Dance

The Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience includes a dance performance consisting of dances from various tribal areas around Tropical North Queensland. Get ready to discover ancient Aboriginal culture. Here are some of the traditional Aboriginal dances that you will see at Rainforestation and the meaning behind them. The Silent Snake: Pamagirri Pamagirri means silent snake! This dance […]

NAIDOC Week 2019

NAIDOC week 2019

NAIDOC Week is a celebration of the Indigenous voice of Australia, which is over 65,000 years old. It recognises our traditional owners, the first words that they spoke on this continent and the cultures and knowledge that has been passed down through generations. At Rainforestation, we are lucky to share this ancient culture every day […]

26 Years Of Reconciliation, 2 Families & An Award Winning Indigenous Tourism Attraction

  The success of award-winning Kuranda tourism attraction, Rainforestation, is due to an incredible relationship between two families that spans over two generations,   The Woodward family, founders and owners of the CaPTA Group and the Enoch’s, who are from the Nughi (North Stradbroke Island) and Kaanjtju (Lockhart River) tribes, have been working together for […]

Our Authentic Aboriginal Artwork

genuine indigenous artwork hand painted boomerangs at rainforestation kuranda

Looking to buy Authentic Aboriginal artwork in Cairns? Whether you’re looking for that perfect gift, or you’re a local looking for a statement piece for your home, Rainforestation’s Authentic aboriginal artwork has you covered! Our gallery features all authentic artwork with unique paintings and designs from local artists that make up the Pamagirri Cultural Centre. […]

William Enoch-Tranby New Queensland Young Tourism Leader

Young Tourism Leader

The CaPTA Group is proud to announce that one of their employees, William Enoch-Tranby, is the first Indigenous person to be selected as a Queensland Young Tourism Leader.   The program is a State Government initiative designed to showcase tourism as a career to young people interested in the industry, William was officially inducted on […]

Complete Aboriginal Culture Experience

Learning about the Aboriginal Culture is definitely something that needs to be on your list of things to do when traveling to Australia. The Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience at the Rainforestation Nature Park is unforgettable. Follow your Pamagirri Guide along the Dreamtime Walk down the Rainbow Serpent pathway. Along your journey, learn about the Aboriginal Culture […]

NAIDOC Week 2017 Profiles

Aboriginal Culture Kuranda

Rainforestation celebrated NAIDOC Week 2017, which started on the 2nd of July and finished on the 9th of July. Many of our team members have been participating in events throughout the week as well as keeping the Aboriginal experience alive at Rainforestation. Below are a few profiles of our team members outlining what they do […]

Pamagirri Bush Tucka Walk

Bush Tucka Walk

One of the newer experiences at the Rainforestation is the Bush Tucka Walk. “Bush tucka” (or bushfood) traditionally refers to any fauna or flora native to Australia that has been used as sustenance for culinary and/or medicinal purposes by Aborigines for over an estimated 60,000 years. Our Bush Tucka Walk takes place in and around the […]

Gift a Year of Amazing Experiences!

Gift the CaPTA Group Annual Pass

Unlock a year of extraordinary value with the CaPTA Group Annual Pass! Enjoy visits to the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and Rainforestation Nature Park as often as you’d like for an entire year, and make memories that last a lifetime.