Flames of The Forest - Cultural Experience

Candlelit drama in enchanted forest

  • 7 Dish Plattered Banquet
  • Aboriginal Cultural Performance
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Flames of The Forest - Cultural Experience Info

Flames of the Forest Aboriginal Cultural Experience is a must-do for anyone interested in history, Aboriginal culture, the rainforest and great Australian food!

Feel the wonder of this legendary place, and explore the mysteries of time and culture in the spell binding candle lit drama that is the enchanted forest.

Featuring two local Aboriginal brothers sharing their remarkable culture with you during the evening. The performance features a cultural background, story telling, didgeridoo playing and song. The rainforest is the natural, authentic backdrop for this spiritual and mystical culture, a performance unique to Flames of the Forest, where you will learn about their timeless oral traditions.


  • Every Tuesday and Thursday nights only
  • 7:30pm - 10:30pm with a return time of 11:30pm into Cairns

The dining location is 10 minutes from Port Douglas, 40 minutes from Palm Cove and 1 hour from Cairns.


  • Return coach transfers from Cairns, Palm Cove, Port Douglas
  • Flaming arrival & candle lit forest
  • Pre dinner drinks with hors d’oeuvres & sparkling wine
  • 7 dish plattered banquet served to the table
  • Dessert accompanied by Tableland Coffee and Daintree Tea
  • Australian sparkling wine, Australian white & red wine, beer & soft drinks
  • Aboriginal cultural performance featuring didgeridoo, singing & story telling
  • Cover from the rain gods under a black silk and velvet lined marquee with crystal & bud light chandeliers, and other vital conveniences to ensure comfort.
  • Shared tables so guests may meet other intrepid travellers

The Menu . . . A Taste of Far North Australia

To begin your journey:

  • Trio of dips - roasted eggplant with red pepper, feta & fresh herbs, basil pesto & traditional butter served with freshly baked bread

Sharing the journey with your table friends:

  • Fresh local Tiger prawns served with a crisp vegetable & sprout salad drizzled with a mango & lime dressing
  • Tableland salad of mesclun, vine ripened cherry tomatoes, fresh garlic croutons and Spanish onion finished with a honey mustard dressing
  • Lemon myrtle infused kangaroo loin on a bed of wild rocket & toasted macadamia nuts garnished with homemade fig chutney
  • Locally caught pan fried reef fish served with lightly steamed seasonal greens and finished with a fragrant coconut & kaffir lime broth
  • Jungle spiced chicken breast with an aromatic fresh date & fire roasted red pepper cous cous topped with a mint and bush lime yoghurt
  • Slow roasted Black Angus sirloin served on a warm kipfler potato & green bean salad accompanied by confit cherry tomatoes & finished with a red wine jus


  • Traditional Pavlova accompanied by seasonal tropical fruits, fragrant vanilla bean chantilly cream & passion fruit coulis

Please Note:

  • This menu is a sample only and is subject to change, dependent on availability of local produce and season
  • Allergens including fish, shellfish, soy, nuts, eggs and sesame seeds maybe present in some dishes. Please advise us of any dietary requirements prior to booking.
  • Due to liability considerations, only children 6 years and over may attend. Childrens rate 6- 16 years.
  • Minimum 10 passengers total required to operate tour.

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