Hands On Yarrabah Music and Cultural Festival

From AUD $259.00
  • Location: Cairns, Queensland
  • Product code: HOYMCF

Travel in a small group fully hosted by Traditional Owners on their traditional Country discovering a stunning wetland environment just 10 minutes cruise from the Cairns City. In the distance, rainforest clad mountains soar – today’s destination. Turn up Hills Creek, where salty sea and mountain freshwaters meet, arriving to a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony.

Visit a working Indigenous Ranger base from where the Mayi Bugan Rainforest Trail begins. Join your Indigenous Guides to discover native foods and bush medicines, as well as ancient Aboriginal traditions, customs, and artefacts

The Yarrabah Music & Cultural Festival was started in 2012 to reignite Yarrabah’s century-long legacy of brass music excellence. The festival has evolved from humble beginnings, created originally to debut the newly rekindled Yarrabah Brass Band. Now, it has grown into one of North Queensland’s premier destination events 

This package is available for one day one - Saturday 7th October. The package includes all regular activities of the 3 hour Hands on Country Eco Tour as well as tickets to the Yarrabah Music and Cultural Festival. Package includes all transfers from the Cairns Marina by river cruise vessel, and return coach transfers to the festival in Yarrabah. Morning tea is also included at the Ranger base prior to transfer to the Yarrabah Community.