Tara Cave Walk - Coonabarabran
*** This walk is still temporarily closed as at February 2015 due to January 2013 Bushfire. ***
Please contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre for further information.
The Tara Cave Walk offers an opportunity to gain a valuable insight into the rich Aboriginal culture of the Warrumbungle region, and an understanding of the original inhabitants of this area, the Gamilaraay people (also known as Gamilaroi and Kamilaroi people).
This is part of the National Parks and Wildlife Service Discovery Program. Bookings are essential and minimum numbers apply.
Tara Cave Guided Walk*** This walk is temporarily closed due to January 2013 bushfires. ***
Tara Cave is a site used traditionally by Gamilaraay (also known as Gamilaroi or Kamilaroi) people for more than four thousand years. The tour is led by an Aboriginal National Parks and Wildlife Discovery Ranger and gives an understanding of the first people to live in the Warrumbungle's.
The Ranger will show you bush tucker, artefacts collected from the area and explain traditional use of the land.
Morning tea is included. Tour duration is two to three hours. Participants need to have drinking water, wear hats and sensible shoes. Sunscreen is also a recommended.
This tour is part of the National Parks and Wildlife Service Discovery program. Bookings are essential, minimum numbers apply.
|Start Location||Warrumbungle National Park, Coonabarabran|
|Highlights||Tara Cave, Coonabarabran|
|Duration||Half Day or less.|
|Price||$120.00 Price Range Includes morning tea. Cost is per person. Minimum two people.|
The Sundancin' TourThe Sundancin' Tour is a half day tag-along tour (own vehicle required). It includes a visit to the Sandstone caves in the Pilliga Nature Reserve and Burra Bee Dee Mission.
Guided by an Aboriginal National Parks and Wildlife Discovery Ranger and a Gamilaraay Elder, this tour commences in Coonabarabran where an orientation is given on the Gamilaraay people who inhabited the area for over four thousand years prior to European settlement.
Distance travelled by vehicle is approximately 80 kilometres (a return trip from Coonabarabran). Participants must have drinking water, wear hats and sensible shoes and sunscreen is recommended.
This tour is part of the National Parks and Wildlife Service Discovery program. Bookings are essential. Minimum numbers apply. The departure point is advised on booking.
|Start Location||Meet in Coonabarabran - departure place advised on booking, Coonabarabran|
|Highlights||Coonabarabran Warrumbungles National Park, Coonabarabran|
|Price||$185.00 Price Range Includes morning tea and lunch. Cost is per person. Minimum two people.|