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Address: Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4028 3376
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The Bama Way is a partnership between Adventure North Australia and three...

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Helge K
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Frankfurt, Germany

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 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 crab, a lunch of barramundi, then a swim in the purest water of Mossman Gorge... More 

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Thank RuthJG
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 guide with a deep understanding of life. Brilliant.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank holidayoneonone
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 to investigate how others view life. Willie Gordon has a delightful sense of humour which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

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 to be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Maryanne J, Owner at The Bama Way Aboriginal Journeys, responded to this review

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

Huntington
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 do one of the multi-day tours. It was so much fun going on both walks.... More 

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Maryanne J, Owner at The Bama Way Aboriginal Journeys, responded to this review

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 More 

Maurepas, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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 very, very soon.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 said was true. It is an authentic experiential tour which has the capacity to get... More 

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