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Our Most Memorable Aboriginal Experiences

BLOG | Discover the profound stories of the land and her first people as you meet and learn about some of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' most culturally significant sites, sacred practices and native foods from one of the world’s oldest living cultures.
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Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures as you embark on an extraordinary journey across this captivating land. From the depths of the Daintree Rainforest to the sacred grounds of Uluru, these memorable Aboriginal experiences offer an opportunity to connect with the custodians of this ancient land and gain a profound understanding of their traditions and stories. Enrich your travels and honour the deep significance of our nation’s first peoples and their enduring contribution to this country by adding one, or more, of these experiences to your journey through Australia. Get ready to delve into a world where history, culture, and breathtaking landscapes intertwine.

Walkabout Cultural Adventures – Daintree Rainforest, Queensland

Walkabout Cultural Interpreter

Join Walkabout Cultural Adventures in the Port Douglas Daintree region, where the reef meets the rainforest. On this intimate half or full-day tour, led by Kuku Yalanji guides, you’ll learn about the heritage of the Kuku Yalanji Rainforest Aboriginal people. Experience the thrill of spear and boomerang throwing, take refreshing swims in freshwater streams, savour the flavours of bush tucker, and gain a deeper understanding of the profound connection between the land, the reef and its custodians.

Patji Tour – Uluru, Northern Territory

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Escape the tourist crowds and embark on a profoundly moving cultural experience with the Anangu people of Mutitjulu. Join SEIT Outback Australia and delve into the history and stories of the oldest living culture in the world on a professionally guided seven-hour tour that gives you a unique perspective of the people beyond the iconic rock. Journey by 4WD with your Aboriginal guide, stopping to hear culturally significant stories, bush survival techniques and experience the rugged, desert beauty of Uluru and its surrounds.

North West Safaris – Cape York, Queensland

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North West Safaris, a locally owned operator with more than 20 years of experience, awaits in the remote Cape York Peninsula – one of the largest unspoiled wilderness areas in far north-east Australia boasting rugged natural parks, pristine waterways, secluded beaches and rich Aboriginal experiences. Partnering with Aboriginal and First Nations people, his tour provides an opportunity to witness the incredible Quinkan Rock Art, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the top 10 rock art sites in the world. Here, guests can see the progression of different techniques and styles within the gallery that experts say is anywhere between 15,000 to 40,000 years old. For guests travelling to Lizard Island, there is the opportunity of adding a helicopter tour to this incredible site from Cairns en route to the island to truly elevate your journey. Prepare to be captivated by the stunning landscapes and the deep cultural insights shared by your knowledgeable guides.

Lords Safaris – Kakadu and Arnhem Land, Northern Territory

Lords Kakadu and Arnemland Safaris Rock Art Viewing

Three, four or six-day safari options await whilst staying in an exclusive bush camp with the famed Sab Lord and his team of expert guides. Encompassing everything from airboat safaris in the Mary River Wetlands to witnessing some of the most breathtaking and notable rock art in the world. For an intimate and memorable experience in the Top End’s Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land, Lords Safaris offers incredible personalised tours. With a close association to local Aboriginal people, this small, family-owned operation with more than 28 years’ experience ensures that your journey is both respectful and enlightening. Dive into the wonders of Kakadu’s ancient rock formations, witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the landscape, and gain insights into the sacred traditions of the region.

Davidson’s Arnhemland Safaris – Arnhem Land, Northern Territory

Davidson's Cave

An exclusive 700-square-kilometre stretch of land at the top of the Northern Territory awaits with Davidson’s Arnhemland Safaris, an acclaimed operator of 27 years dedicated to showcasing this pristine and remote wilderness area. The now iconic eco-lodge and accompanying suite of activities is sanctioned by the area’s traditional owners, with a standout of tours being access to a myriad of sacred rock art displays, which regularly wow guests with their spiritual potency. Tailored tours capitalise on the immense natural beauty of Arnhem Land, most notably the teeming waterways of billabongs and creeks beneath Mount Borradaile, alive with crocodiles and long-legged waterbirds. Compliment your journey with a barramundi fishing excursion, where you can cast a line into untouched waters before retreating to your safari lodge accommodation, to further immerse yourself in the tranquillity of nature.

Build your itinerary around some of these captivating experiences by discovering more of what Australia has to offer, from outback lodges to winery experiences, there is a wealth of excitement and adventure just waiting to be explored.

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