Kuku Yalanji

By | November 23rd, 2012|Blog|

Originating from the rainforests of Far North Queensland, the Kuku Yalanji people have been living in harmony with the environment for over 50,000 years. While their borders extend from Port Douglas in the south, to Cooktown in the north and Chillagoe in the west, the Kuku Yalanji began

Cape York Lily Australia

By | November 2nd, 2009|Blog|

Naturally distributed through the tropical areas of Australia The Cape York Lily (Curcuma Australasica) is also in full bloom with its striking electric pink colour. It's considered good 'bush tucker' and is a native turmeric of the ginger family. It dies back in the drier Winter

Cedar Bay Cherry

By | October 29th, 2009|Blog|

A walk through the lush native forests surrounding Thala Beach Lodge at this time of year will yield visitors a view of the Cedar Bay Cherry fruiting. This unique rainforest fruit tree bears bright red bulbous fruit that when ripe is deliciously sweet. It is historically

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