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Quinkan Reserve

One of the largest bodies of prehistoric art lies around the township of Laura, in this spectacular region of Cape York Peninsular.The Quinkan Reserve contains cave and shelter paintings in such concentration, that to many archaeologists, this is one of the most important aboriginal sites in Australia...and to some who visit....the world.The thousand plus art sites siuated around Laura demonstrate a variety of unique aboriginal painting styles and techniques, dating back to over 13000 years.

These spectacular sites are preserved by the local aboriginal trust and may be inspected in the company of park rangers.

Pajinka Wilderness Lodge

At the very northern most tip of Australia, is the spectacular Pajinka Wilderness Lodge, which is operated by the local aboriginal community. Guided tours of the area can be arranged to significant historical sites, birdwatching with a resident natuarlist and fishing or 4WD tours.

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