Every Sunday from 7:30am to 1pm, a colorful handicrafts and food market is held on the lawn under the mango trees by Dickson Inlet, at the end of Macrossan Street. Stalls offer everything from foot massages to fresh coconut milk.
Discovering Aboriginal Culture -- Members of the native KuKu-Yalanji tribe will teach you about bush medicines and food, Dreamtime legends, and the sacred sites their families have called home for thousands of years. KuKu-Yalanji Dreamtime (tel. 07/4098 2595; www.yalanji.com.au) offers a guided walk through the rainforest to see cave paintings and visit special sites. The tour is followed by a Dreamtime story and didgeridoo performance over billy tea and damper in a bark warun (shelter). You can buy artifacts from the information center, gift shop, and art gallery (8:30am-5pm Mon-Sat; closed Christmas Day to New Year's Day, Easter, Mossman Show day -- usually third Mon of July -- and sometimes for cultural reasons). Walks last 90 minutes and leave daily (except Sun) at 9 and 11am, and 1 and 3pm from the KuKu-Yalanji community, on the road to Mossman Gorge (1km/ 1/2 mile before you reach the Gorge parking lot). Tours cost A$35 for adults, A$20 children under 12, A$90 for families of four. Pickups from Port Douglas can be arranged at an extra cost.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.