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The Bama Way Aboriginal Journeys

36 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Just do it

Willie Gordon can take you behind the curtain of Aborignial culture and is one of the best... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
Helge K
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Frankfurt, Germany
Beach Fishing and Mossman Gorge

A fascinating and fun day on a small bus. Bridget, our guide was full of interesting info and... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
RuthJG
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Istanbul, Turkey
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The Bama Way is a partnership between Adventure North Australia and three Aboriginal-owned and operated tours, north of Cairns, Tropical North Queensland. Experience the Bama Way, a journey of contrasts and surprises, with changing languages, cultures, people and landscapes in Tropical North Queensland. The word "Bama" is widely used by Aboriginal people through the region and means 'person' regardless of nationality or race. Spend time with the traditional custodians of the land who know its resources, its stories and its sacred places. 'Bama' [prounounced 'Bumma'] is a term used by Aborigines in the region, meaning 'person', regardless of nationality or race. Choose of the many 1-3 day tour options available from Cairns or Port Douglas or you can self drive to each of the Aboriginal owned-operated tours
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29 Nov 2016
“Just do it”
30 Jun 2016
“Beach Fishing and Mossman Gorge”
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36 Aplin St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Willie Gordon can take you behind the curtain of Aborignial culture and is one of the best storytellers you can ask for.

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

A fascinating and fun day on a small bus. Bridget, our guide was full of interesting info and looked after us well. Imagine a morning wandering along an enormous beach hunting for crabs hiding in the mangroves and then after a smoko of damper and...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

This was an excellent tour that gave insights about aboriginal culture and the rock art was fantastic. I would recommend that everyone does this tour. It is great for families, our kids loved it, the highlight of their time in FNQ. Willie was a brilliant...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2016

Amazing - I did Daintree Dreaming - it was incredible! I can not wait to do the Bama Way Willy Gordon tour.. I have heard such good things about it!

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Reviewed 14 November 2015

This trip was an experience that helped me understand another culture hopefully more from their perspective. It helped me understand my own perspectives and spirituality in an unexpected way. I have always had an interest in my own spirituality and that interest has taken me...More

1  Thank alwsempl
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

This tour is the best Aboriginal Rock Art Tour I have ever been on. It's out from Hope Vale, Cooktown. The 4 hours spent with Willie was very very special. We hold deep respect for Mr Willie Gordon and his wise knowledge. A tour NOT...More

2  Thank Loll H
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Went on spear fishing tour with Brandon walker , speared crabs and one stingray ,we had a great time very informative . Well worth the money

Thank michael w
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Maryanne J, Owner at The Bama Way Aboriginal Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2014

Thank you for your review, It's a great experience with Brandon.

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Reviewed 16 March 2014

This was one of my favorite tours! We had Dean as our tour guide and he was fantastic! From the time we were picked up until the time we were dropped off, we had a great time! This is one tour I would repeat, and/or...More

4  Thank crytzer1
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Maryanne J, Owner at The Bama Way Aboriginal Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, pleased you enjoyed your day on our Daintree Dreaming Day Tour- I will be sure to tell Dean. Regards Maryanne

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Reviewed 22 November 2012

It was great! I still go back and look at the pictures. We went in 1993. Time to go again. 2 of our best friends were gracious enough to take us and the ticket was on them. I would very much like to go again...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2012

We recently had the pleasure of undertaking the Bama Way journey which we booked through Adventure North Australia. When we booked Maryanne talked the tour up big and I was worried I had too high expectations about it but I have to say what she...More

2  Thank Jennifer H
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