Western Australia has a strong and rich Aboriginal history.  There are a number of different guided tours you can take to gain an understanding and appreciation of this ancient culture.

Koomal Dreaming

Yallingup

Josh Whiteland will introduce you to traditional Wardandi and Bibbulman country where you’ll taste bush tucker, learn about bush medicine and hear stories about the Dreaming spirits that have enriched the lives of the Wardandi and Bibbulman people. Tours also include a visit to Ngilgi Cave to hear a didgeridoo echoing through the cave’s chamber.

Uptuyu Adventures

Derby

Uptuyu Adventures o’er tours to unique Kimberley locations with guides who have an intimate connection to this country. You’ll meet traditional custodians, view Aboriginal rock art and learn
about traditional hunting and gathering on an exclusive and authentic eco-cultural tour into one of the world’s last untouched wilderness destinations.

Brian Lee Hunters Creek Tagalong Tours

Cape Leveque

Brian will not only give you an insight into the Aboriginal history and culture of this region but will also share stories of the characters who were among the first white settlers on the Dampier
Peninsula. You’ll also learn about traditional fishing and crabbing methods and cook your catch on an open fire.

Kimberley Dreamtime Adventure Tours

Kimberley

Immerse yourself in the Kimberley’s Aboriginal culture on a two-or three-day adventure tour where you’ll visit sacred and historic sites with a local Aboriginal guide, see rock art and learn more about traditional Aboriginal hunting methods in and around the Jarlmadangah Burru Aboriginal community.

Urban Indigenous

Perth

Celebrating Aboriginal Australia, Urban Indigenous invites guests to experience culture, and connect with Australia’s original inhabitants by way of engaging and interactive experiences.

Indulge in Aboriginal art classes, bush tucker tastings, listen to Dreamtime stories, ancient music, song and more. All-inclusive day trips and bush camps are available.

Kepa Kurl Eco-cultural Discovery Tours

Esperance

There’s a lot more to Esperance than just spectacular beaches. Kepa Kurl Discovery Tours will take you to some of the region’s most significant Aboriginal cultural sites. You’ll see rock art, explore sacred sites and hear stories about the region’s Aboriginal heritage with a local Aboriginal guide.

Indigenous Tours WA

Perth and Fremantle

Take a look at Perth and Fremantle from a whole new perspective on one of two fascinating walking tours that uncover the indigenous history of our capital and our port city. The Perth tour is based in Kings Park and takes you through the park’s Aboriginal history and significant cultural sites.

Or learn more about the Aboriginal history of Fremantle well beyond the past 200 years.

Njaki Njaki Tours

Merredin

Local Aboriginal guide Mick will take you on a cultural  walking tour of Merredin Peak and the surrounding reserve. As the tour makes its way up Merredin Peak you’ll also be rewarded with sweeping views of the surrounding landscape.

The cultural walking tours can be tailored for groups by request.

Jack’s Tours and Storytelling

Kojonup

Jack will entertain and inspire you on a tour of the Kodja Place – a centre that showcases the area’s distinct cultures, along with Kojonup Springs and Myrtle Benn Reserve. You’ll also learn about
bush tucker and bush medicine and hear Jack share stories about Aboriginal history in the region.

Wula Guda Nyinda Eco Adventures

Shark Bay

Learn about the local Nhanda and Malgana people in the beautiful Shark Bay World Heritage area. Take part in a bushwalk, a kayak and snorkelling tour, a four-wheel drive adventure, a catch-and-cook fishing expedition, or sit around a campfire under the stars and hear about the area’s Aboriginal history.

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