04 March 2021
The Discover Aboriginal Experiences collective is part of Tourism Australia’s Signature Experiences of Australia program that promotes a variety of options across special categories. This collection showcases a diversity of experiences delivered by the world’s oldest living cultures, creating memorable trips for everyone.
Activities include exploring hidden ancient rock arts galleries, catching your own mud crab for a feast, quad biking throughout the bush and bedding down at a wilderness lodge surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery.
In Western Australia’s ruggedly beautiful Dampier Peninsula, Bardi man Terry Hunter of Borrgoron Coast to Creek Tours shares his people’s wisdom on a walking tour through what is traditional Bardi country.
Also based in the Kimberley, Kingfisher Tours hosts luxurious tours by air, land and sea, led by passionate custodian guides.
In New South Wales, Bundyi Cultural Tours takes guests through Wagga Wagga region with Wiradjuri man, Mark Saddler, who shares his cultural heritage on walking and coach tours.
Further north, on the Coffs Coast, Wajaana Yaam Adventure Tours takes visitors on an interpretive stand-up paddle-boarding adventure through idyllic local waterways, with bush tucker tasting along the way.
“We are excited to be welcoming four new additions to the Discover Aboriginal Experiences collective, bringing the membership to 45 businesses offering more than 185 Aboriginal guided experiences – all of them truly unique in the stories they have to share,” said Tourism Australia Managing Director, Phillipa Harrison.
“The opportunity to connect with the oldest living culture on Earth through our incredible Aboriginal guides across the country offers travellers an authentic connection with Australia as a place, through the stories of its people and their special connection to the land.”
Each member of this collection is considered a world-class leader in Aboriginal tourism, representing the local First Nations culture with integrity and authenticity.