Cultural Experiences and Tours

Discover the world’s oldest living culture on a wonderful range of Aboriginal-guided tours and experiences. Explore spectacular natural attractions, see traditional dancers and musicians, learn about Dreaming stories and visit significant sites across NSW.

You can taste traditional bush foods and learn how to make Aboriginal arts, crafts and tools, from digeridoos and boomerangs to woven baskets and jewellery. Cultural centres and galleries across NSW sell exquisite Aboriginal arts and crafts.

Aboriginal guide Dwayne Bannon-Harrison performing a smoking ceremony during a traditional welcome on a Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness tour in Narooma, South Coast

Take the two-night Gulaga Creation Tour on the beautiful South Coast with Ngaran Ngaran Cultural Awareness. It’s an extraordinary journey through the Dreaming that includes traditional ceremonies, dance and didgeridoo performances, and a visit to sacred Gulaga Mountain.

Enjoy another great multi-day experience with Bundyi Cultural Tours in Wagga Wagga. Take part in an ochre ceremony, meet native wildlife, and watch a demonstration on how to make a didgeridoo. You’ll also visit several significant cultural sites.

In the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains, you can join an Aboriginal Blue Mountains Walkabout to explore sacred sites along a Songline in moss-covered rainforest. This full-day tour is a moving and inspirational experience that includes body painting, bush food and storytelling.

Dune buggies on Stockton Bight Sand Dunes in Port Stephens, North Coast

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 will teach you about the local indigenous language and connecting Dreaming stories, as well as the opportunity to taste seasonal bush tucker.