A high-end dining experience, a unique insight into Aboriginal culture and a magical setting in an ancient rainforest is a combination that results in an unforgettable evening in Tropical Far North Queensland. An opportunity to immerse yourself in the traditional grounds of the Kaku Yalanji people, whilst connected with our country people through storytelling, didgeridoo and song.
The Flames of the Forest Aboriginal Cultural Experience involves heading into the World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics rainforest for a seven-dish banquet dinner served under a silk canopy illuminated by hand-made crystal chandeliers. Cultural experiences are interwoven with the dinner, as your Kuku Yalanji hosts share music, ceremony and storytelling, as well as inviting guests to spend some time sitting quietly, listening to the sounds of the rainforest at night. The food is modern Australian, locally sourced where possible, and features plenty of bush tucker ingredients: the night’s signature dish is a lemon myrtle-infused kangaroo loin, served on a bed of wild rocket and toasted macadamia nuts garnished with homemade fig chutney. You’ll be dining on a table of 10, in the Aboriginal cultural tradition of communal dining, and numbers are limited to 60, to ensure an intimate atmosphere and facilitate personal connections with your Kuku Yalanji hosts. It all adds up to an extraordinary experience.