Aboriginal Culture on the Central Coast

The Central Coast is home to some incredible Aboriginal rock art and engravings and is a great place to learn about Aboriginal culture. There are Aboriginal galleries, where you can admire and purchase artworks by indigenous artists and you’ll also find a variety of tours on offer.

Aboriginal rock art

Visit Bulgandry Art Site Aboriginal Place in Brisbane Water National Park to discover ancient Aboriginal rock art. You’ll see engravings of animals including wallabies and fish as well as a man in a headdress. The site is accessed via a 10-minute walk along a footpath.  

The view of the rocky, mountainous landscape from Devines Hill on the heritage listed Devine's Hill Loop in Dharug National Park

Nearby in Popran National Park, you'll see evidence of 11,000 years of rich Aboriginal heritage. You can see rock engravings, sandstone shelters and axe-grinding grooves in the sandstone.

Coastline of Bouddi National Park - Gosford

Art galleries

Visit Bouddi Gallery in Killcare, where you can view and buy contemporary Aboriginal lifestyle art, as well as woven handcrafts, homewares, clothing and Aboriginal music.