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Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours

Join Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours on a journey and travel back in time to become a part of 'The Dreaming'. Gain a deep understanding of Aboriginal culture with an experienced Aboriginal guide. Hear local Ngunawal Traditional Custodians interpret at various sites of significance in and around Canberra.

Turn your break into an Australian adventure by following in the steps of our ancestors and learn to listen to the diversity of landscapes, wildlife and natural bush. Disconnect from the noise of your everyday modern life and connect to the land.

Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours offer short, half or full day tours, suitable for families and groups. Packages and customised tours also available.

Contact operator for available tour dates.

Other services offer include:
- Twilight tours
- Traditional Weaving Workshop
- Traditional doll/animal making Workshop
- Bush tucker cooking class
- Ngunawal language introduction

  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Moderate
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Land - Motorised
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Family Friendly

Tours & services

At 888 metres, Mount Majura is the highest peak in suburban Canberra. Take the two hour Mount Majura Tour and learn about the habitat for a wide range of wildlife, including a number of threatened species and various opportunities for recreation.

Highlights: Bush foods; scar tree; artefacts and their traditional uses; view of Mount Majura valley.

Join Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours on a journey and travel back in time to become a part of 'The Dreaming'. Gain a deep understanding of Aboriginal culture with one of their experienced Aboriginal guides.

Facilities found here

  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Moderate

At 856 metres, Mount Taylor is a prominent hill in Southern Canberra. Take the two hour Mount Taylor Tour and learn about the habitat for a wide range of flora and fauna, including a number of endangered species.

Highlights: Aboriginal interpretation of the landscape; bush foods; artefacts/stone tools and traditional uses; scenic views across Tuggeranong and Woden valleys.

Join Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours on a journey and travel back in time to become a part of 'The Dreaming'. Gain a deep understanding of Aboriginal culture with one of their experienced Aboriginal guides.

Facilities found here

  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Moderate

Follow the tracks and service trails of Black Mountain with an Aboriginal guide who will interpret the mountain’s changing landscape since ancient times.

Highlight of the half day Black Mountain Tour: Aboriginal interpretation of the landscape; bush foods; artefacts/stone tools and traditional uses; panoramic views of Canberra.

Join Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours on a journey and travel back in time to become a part of 'The Dreaming'. Gain a deep understanding of Aboriginal culture with one of their experienced Aboriginal guides.

Facilities found here

  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Moderate

Join Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours on a half day journey of Cultural Sites in Canberra and travel back in time to become a part of 'The Dreaming'. Gain a deep understanding of Aboriginal culture with one of their experienced Aboriginal guides.

Experience examples of Aboriginal occupation in the Canberra region. These include bush food in Red Hill, grinding grooves in Theodore and both a canoe tree and a shield tree at Lanyon.

This half day tour is recommended for families with children 12 years and older.

Note: Participants will need to be able to get in and out of a troop carrier four wheel drive vehicle at the various locations.

Facilities found here

  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Moderate
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Gain a deep understanding of Aboriginal culture with an experienced Aboriginal guide from Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours. Surrounded by the Brindabella Mountains, Flea Creek campground is an idyllic creek-side campsite in the valley. The nearby Goodradigbee River is great for fishing and bird/wildlife spotting.

Highlights: Aboriginal interpretation of the landscape, artefacts, wildlife, and picturesque scenery.

The full day Flea Creek 4WD Tour is recommended for the adventurer or families with children over 12 years of age.

Facilities found here

  • Land - Motorised
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Moderate
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Namadgi is a local Aboriginal name for the mountains situated to the southwest of Canberra bordering Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales. Discover traditional aspects of the area on this full day Namadgi National Park 4WD Tour.

Aboriginal presence in the area has been dated to at least 21,000 years. Namadgi makes up approximately 46% of the ACT’s land area. There are numerous Aboriginal and European cultural sites in the park.

Highlights: Aboriginal interpretation of the landscape including ‘Yankee Hat’ rock art site; bush foods; wildlife.

This full day Namadgi National Park 4WD Tour is recommended for the adventurer or families with children over 12 years of age.

Facilities found here

  • Land - Motorised
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Moderate
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Join Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours on a full day tour at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

Travel back in time to become part of 'The Dreaming' and gain a deep understanding of Aboriginal culture with one of our experienced Aboriginal guides. Experience examples of Aboriginal occupation in the Canberra region, including Aboriginal sites, the cultural landscape and bush foods.

Includes park entry, all insurances, a short side trip to Sanctuary Loop and Koala Path, all in safe 4WD transport to and from Canberra Visitor’s Centre.

Maximum of 8ppl per trip (minimum of 4ppl for tour to operate). For larger groups please contact us for other options.

Contact the Canberra and Region Visitor's Centre to book.

Facilities found here

  • Family Friendly
  • Land - Motorised
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Contacts

Canberra Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia

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