The lifestyle, culture, traditions and folktales of ancient people often amaze the modern people. Often modern people wonder how the aboriginal people were surviving through 100% natural and organic bounties supplied by Mother Nature. If you are really interested in experiencing the lifestyle and culture of the original residents of Australia, you must visit the Cultural Place, a popular tourist destination in Cairns. If you are visiting the region for the first time, it is a good idea to gather information by reading Australian travel tips and guide from both online and offline sources. But the venue consisting of five individual areas covering 1665 square meters of undercover all weather space will provide you with a unique experience of the culture of Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people.
Exploring the Art Space: International tourists are always impressed by the paintings, arts and crafts of the Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal peoples. Along with being genuine and stunning, the arts also depict stories that are being handed down from one generation to another. At Cultural Place, the Art Space allows you to browse through numerous aboriginal arts while listening to the stories and experiences of the artists.
Printing, Painting and Weaving with the Aboriginal People: Along with observing the art and craft of the aboriginal tribes, tourists also get a chance to participate in the painting and make their own crafts. Your family will also love to learn the art of weaving baskets or try adding to the floor mural. While learning the ancient arts, you will be assisted and guided by the aboriginal artists and teachers. The interaction between your family members and the indigenous artists will further create a long-term positive impression of your kids’ minds.
Unique Bush Food Flavors: The aboriginal tribes have discovered the nutritional and medicinal values of the flora and fauna found in the tropical rainforests. Some of the poisonous berries and roots were also cooked and consumed by these people through specialized methods. So, tourists fail to resist the temptation of dishes made with the unique bush food flavors. At Cultural Place, dishes are prepared with the distinct flavor, and served to tourists without sauces and condiments. However, you must remember to try a variety of crocodile sauces.
Dance and Didgeridoo Show: If you are visiting the Cultural Place in the evening, it is a good idea to watch the indigenous dance performance by both Aboriginal and Torres Strait dancers. While enjoying the performance, you will also learn the stories and lore behind the dances through didgeridoo demonstration. Also, you will love to enjoy a three course delicious meal served in a traditional way. However, you have to pay a higher price to buy tickets for “Choice of Dance and Didgeridoo show, face painting with Dinner experience”.
In addition to these popular activities, you can even consider taking guided tours to explore various parts of tropical rainforest and experience the aboriginal and Torres Strait islander life in person. However, you must plan your holiday in advance, and book a Cairns holiday accommodation to explore the aboriginal culture at your own pace and convenience.