Overnight Camping

Overnight Camping

2 Day Overnight Camping

2 Day - 1 night
groups only - minimum 20 guests
Cairns, Queensland
Product Code: ONCC22

Tour Information

Imagine – Leaving Cairns Marlin Marina by boat, then arriving at Hills Creek to be welcomed by the ancient custom of a Welcoming Ceremony and Smoking Cleansing Ceremony.


After a short bus trip, walking the Mayi Bugan Trail with Indigenous Guides to discover native foods and bush medicines, ancient Aboriginal traditions, customs, and artefacts.


After lunch, transfer to a special site within the East Trinity Reserve, setting up camp on the riverbank under the melaleucas and preparing for a night of storytelling and fun by firelight as the evening slips away.

Starting the morning with a hearty breakfast before setting off to spend the day the Mandingalbay Yidinji way – setting and checking fish and pig traps, getting hands on with traditional land management practises or just exploring the beauty and diversity of habitats both marine and land based. 

  • Mooz Gelato and Juice BarMarina Point, 5/2 Pier Point Rd, Cairns
  • Finger Wharf C at the Cairns Marlin Marina
  • Sturdy, covered flat footwear, insect repellent (also supplied), warm clothes/jacket if traveling between April and November
  • Hat, Water bottle, Sunscreen, Mosquito repellent, toiletries, spare clothes, covered shoes, towel and prescribed medication.
  • Camping Equipment – tent, airbed and linen
  • All meals and utensils
  • 15-minute guided river cruise in a purpose-built covered vessel travelling across Trinity Inlet to Hills Creek.
  • Mandingalbay Yidinji welcome and traditional cleansing smoking ceremony.
  • 15-minute guided bus tour through the mangroves, wetlands, and market gardens
  • 20-minute guided bush-walk discovering the Mandingalbay Yidinji bush foods, tools, and medicine as well as sites of cultural significance.
  • Camp fire with Storytelling
  • Interactive activities that may include fish and pig trap setting, traditional land management practises etc (dependent on how many nights spent)
  • Return transfer by vessel to Cairns Marlin Marina

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