Discover Mandingalbay


Ancient Indigenous Tours

Join ancient hands, on Country, for an unforgettable experience as you explore, discover and connect with Mandingalbay Yidinji People Country and Culture.



We the Mandingalbay Yidinji people are the Traditional Owners of both land and sea Country and have been living on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef amongst the Wet Tropics World Heritage rainforest for thousands of years. We have been recognised as the Traditional Owners and custodians of this land by Native Title since 2006. Our tours and events provide visitors to Cairns and Tropical North Queensland with the chance to experience ancient lands through ancient hands. Mandingalbay Yidinji Guides cover topics of cultural significance, and lead interpretative walks, showcasing traditional use of natural resources used for medicinal purposes and sustenance. 

Mandingalbay Ancient Indigenous Tours is 100% Indigenous owned and operated.


Guided by the Traditional Owners on Country


Only 15min River Cruise departing from Cairns Marlin Marina


Diversity of Habitats and Landscape

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Small Group Touring


Supporting Conservation and Sustainability by visiting an Indigenous Protected Area​

Discover Ancient Lands

to Reveal Their Inner Secrets


Indigenous Tours

Discover ancient lands, indigenous traditions and be part of an unforgettable experience with Mandingalbay Ancient Indigenous Tours.

Ancient Lands

Explore Mandingalbay Yidinji timeless culture with experienced tours guides.

Indigenous People

Connect and experience Mandingalbay Yidinji Peoples Country and Culture

“As Mandingalbay Yidinji people, we are inseparable from the land and sea, we are part of country and country is part of us. Our traditional country holds our creation stories, our knowledge and keeps us connected to our ancestors. Being on our country and looking after country helps keep our culture and our people strong.”

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