Aboriginal culture

Highlights

From the outback to the coast, discover wonderful Aboriginal cultural experiences. There are guided tours in spectacular World Heritage wilderness, ancient rock art in beautiful national parks, and bush tucker to savour and Dreamtime stories to hear. You will also enjoy exquisite art, dance and music.

  • Guided tour of Aboriginal art, Mutawintji National Park
  • Waradah Centre, NSW

Aboriginal cultural experiences

Ancestral stories of Aboriginal people explain their deep spiritual connection with the land, sea and sky and are passed from generation to generation. You’ll discover these Dreaming stories of the world’s oldest living culture on wonderful Aboriginal-guided tours and in Aboriginal art and dance.

Admire rock art in spectacular national parks, follow ancient song lines on walking tracks, and taste bush tucker. You can experience traditional ceremonies, visit significant heritage sites and tour a UNESCO World Heritage wilderness where the world’s oldest ritual cremation site was discovered.

Aboriginal paintings in Gundabooka Historic Site - Image; David Finnegan, National Parks

From the beautiful coast to the striking outback are enthralling Aboriginal cultural experiences. Regional art galleries such as the Wollongong Art Gallery in Wollongong, the Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery in Lake Macquarie, and the Moree Plains Gallery in Moree curate fine indigenous collections.

Browse authentic arts and crafts in Indigenous-own galleries and cultural centres across NSW. In the Blue Mountains, watch traditional dance and didgeridoo at the Waradah Aboriginal Centre. The Yarrawarra Aboriginal Centre in Coffs Harbour has an art gallery and a delicious bush tucker cafe.

Waradah Aboriginal Centre

In beautiful Country NSW are many enchanting experiences. Follow the Wagirra Trail for the Yindyamarra sculpture walk along the banks of the splendid Murry River in Albury. With Bundyi Cultural Tours in Wagga Wagga, you can see how a didgeridoo is made and visit significant sites.

In breathtaking Outback NSWHarry Nanya Tours will take you into the World Heritage-listed Mungo National Park. Join Mutawintji Eco Tours to visit rock art in Mutawintji National Park. The Brewarrina Aboriginal Fish Traps Guided Tour takes you to one of the world’s oldest man-made structures.

On the unspoilt South Coast are more marvellous experiences, such as an Aboriginal ranger tour in Booderee Botanic Gardens in Jervis Bay and the Gulaga Creation Tour near Narooma. On the gorgeous North Coast, hop on a quad bike with Sand Dune Adventures and visit ancient campsites.

  1. Wiradjuri Aboriginal Cultural Tour

    Immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture and experience first hand how Aboriginal people used the land to survive, their traditional practices, the bush tucker they ate, bush tools they used and their spiritual beliefs...

  2. Waradah Aboriginal Centre

    Imagine witnessing Australian Aboriginal culture in a contemporary gallery. Experience traditional dance, take part in interactive didgeridoo performances, examine authentic artworks, and take home genuine Aboriginal...

  3. First Lesson Cultural Tours

    First Lesson Cultural Tours offer a fascinating tour like no other!Experience traditional Aboriginal Australia. Hear stories from traditional land owners, eat bush tucker and walk the tracks of ancestors...

Displaying 9 of 9