Cultural experiences and tours

Highlights

Enjoy traditional Aboriginal dance and a walkabout tour in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains, near Sydney. There are many more Aboriginal cultural experiences and tours across NSW, including multiday tours and kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and quad bike adventures.

  • Wiradjuri Aboriginal Cultural Tour - Tumut
  • Len Waters - Aboriginal Cultural Tours - Tamworth

Enjoy Aboriginal cultural tours

Discover the world’s oldest living culture on a wonderful range of Aboriginal-guided tours and experiences. You’ll explore spectacular natural attractions, see traditional dancers and musicians, learn about Dreaming stories and visit significant sites, taste bush foods and enjoy fun adventures.

There are sure to be opportunities to browse authentic indigenous souvenirs, from didgeridoos and boomerangs to woven baskets, jewellery and more. Indigenous-owned cultural centres and galleries across NSW, as well as recognised commercial art galleries, sell exquisite Aboriginal arts and crafts.

Waradah Aboriginal Centre - Blue Mountains - Image; James Horan - DNSW

One of of the many delightful experiences is a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains for traditional dance and music at the Waradah Aboriginal Centre. Or join the Aboriginal Blue Mountains Walkabout and explore sacred sites along a songline in moss-covered rainforest.

Near Narooma on the beautiful South Coast, the two-night Gulaga Creation Tour is an extraordinary journey through the Dreaming. Operated by Ngaran Ngaran Cultural Awareness, the tour includes traditional ceremonies, dance and didgeridoo performances, and a visit to sacred Gulaga Mountain.

Ngaran Ngaran Cultural Tours - Gulaga - Image; Ngaran Ngaran Tours

On the gorgeous North Coast, near Port Stephens, an Aboriginal guide from Sand Dune Adventures will take you on a quad bike tour of the largest moving coastal dunes in the Southern Hemisphere. You’ll visit ancient campsites, learn about bush foods and discover the secrets of finding fresh water.

With Wajaana Yaam Gumbaynggirr Adventure Tours in Coffs Harbour, enjoy kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding on pretty Coffs Creek. The paddling tour includes learning about the local indigenous language and connecting Dreaming stories, as well as tasting seasonal bush tucker.

Bundyi Tours

Bundyi Cultural Tours in Wagga Wagga offers a range of marvellous tours, including a two-day experience that includes an ochre ceremony, meeting native wildlife, Dreaming stories and a demonstration on how to make a didgeridoo. You’ll also visit several significant cultural sites.