About Peddells Thursday Island Tours

The traditional inhabitants of this group of islands stretching from Cape York to the PNG coastline, are a culturally unique group. These Torres Strait Islanders lived, fished, traded and where possible on a few islands tended vegetable gardens. They were masters of the sea and its products. In 1606 the Spanish navigator, Torres, sailed through the Strait, subsequently named after him. Although they did not penetrate the Strait, the Dutch ship Duyfken explored the west coast of Cape York the same ...

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