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Koomal Dreaming - Yallingup




Tours and Camps

make nature your

Learn about traditional tools and their uses.

Hear ancient Dreaming stories retold

Explore the bush and forage for bushfood

On Country and outdoor activities

Cultural tours, camps and activities inspire and engage children, fostering cultural awareness and immersive learning. Student engagement and passion for learning is enhanced when we take the classroom outdoors and provide opportunities to interact with new environments and cultures . When students have an opportunity to learn outdoors they start to ‘live their learning’. This experiential method of teaching has been part of traditional Aboriginal culture for millennia. Passing on skills and ancestral knowledge from one generation to the next through practising lore and maintaining customs has preserved the Aboriginal culture, making it the oldest living culture in the world today. Aboriginal cultural tours and activities provide this same immersive learning experience, giving students the opportunity to explore authentic, project based learning in an outdoor classroom context. With hands on examples that include hunting and gathering, making tools and implements using only natural resources and fostering a deeper understanding of the unique cultural identity of the first Australians. Many of the tours offer authentic ‘on country’ experiences, interacting with cultural custodians and elders, who share their knowledge of the land and offer an insight into Aboriginal culture through Dreaming stories, song, dance and a range of activities that encourage group participation and cooperation.

Team building and youth camps

Discover ancient places, Hands on activities like Learn traditional songs caves and rock art spearmaking and fishing and ceremonial dances

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Fitzroy 15 Crossing


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Port Hedland 24


Onslow 22




Laverton Geraldton 21 Kalgoorlie

1. Banana Well Getaway


2. Bolo’s Coastal Walk Tours


3. Borrgoron Tours


4. Bundy's Cultural Tours


5. Bungoolee Tours


6. Girloorloo Tours Mimbi Caves


7. Goombaragin Eco Retreat


8. Home Valley Station


9. Imintji Campground


10. Kooljaman at Cape Leveque


11. Luridgii Tours


12. Mabu Buru Aboriginal Tours


13. Mercedes Cove Coastal Retreat


14. Narlijia Experiences Broome


15. Oongkalkada Wilderness Camp


16. Uptuyu Aboriginal Adventures


17. Warmun Art Centre


18. Waringarri Art & Cultural Tours


19. Whale Song Campground


20. Windjana Tours


21. Bush Ghoodhu Wongutha Tours


22. Peedamulla Campground


23. Wula Gura Nyinda


24. Ngurrangga Tours


25. Bindjareb Cultural Park


26. Djinda Kaal


27. Djirrily Dreaming


28. Djurandi Dreaming


29. Go Cultural Aboriginal Tours


30 .Goolamwiin


31. Kaarak Dreaming


32. Mandjoogoordap Dreaming


33. Nyungar Tours


34. Walyalup Cultural Centre


35. Bilya Koort Boodja


36. Cape Cultural Tours


37. Koomal Dreaming


38. Ngalang Wongi Aboriginal Tours


39. Njaki Njaki Aboriginal Tours


40. Poornarti Aboriginal Tours


41. Roelands Village


42. Wuddi Cultural Tours


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Perth Fremantle Mandurah

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Esperance Albany

= Tours & Activities = Camping Grounds = Accommodation = Bushtucker = School Incursions

KIM = Kimberley PIL = Pilbara CC = Coral Coast GF = Goldfields

WB = Wheatbelt SW = South West PER = Perth/Fremantle/Peel

(School Incursions include school visits or structured group programs ie: toolmaking workshop)

Kimberley Region Banana Well Getaway

Bolo's Coastal Walk Tours

Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula

8 x cabins 2 x self contained houses Powered & unpowered sites Bush campsites Camp kitchen & laundry Abundant fresh spring water Wildlife & places to explore

Bush skills - finding fresh water Foraging in the mangroves Spearfishing Build a traditional shelter Dreaming stories & local history

An accessible, beautiful bush wilderness retreat at the heart of Nyul-Nyul country. Banana Well offers a convenient base from which to explore the spectacular Dampier Peninsula.

Call: 08 9192 4040 E: W:

Discover breathtaking, contrasted landscapes and an amazingly rich biodiversity. Get to meet and interact with local people and learn about Bardi Jawi traditional ecological knowledge and modern ways to live off the bush and the ocean as you walk through mangroves, salted mudflats, and beautiful creeks.

Call: 0491 266 241 E: W:

Borrgoron Tours


Bundys Cultural Tours

Dampier Peninsula

Kooljaman at Cape Leveque

Explore tidal flats and mangroves Forage for bushfoods Coastal wildlife Local pearling history Riji shell carving Camping at Cygnet Bay

Spear making Night Fishing Traditional fish poisoning Bushtucker/medicine plants Dreamtime stories Safari tent accommodation and camping at Kooljaman

Explore the tidal flats at Borrgoron Bay. Learn about the unique marine life that inhabits the Dampier coast, forage for rock oysters, learn about traditional fishing and hunting techniques and discover the traditional art of Riji carving.

A traditional owner, Bundy lives a contemporary but traditional Bardi lifestyle. Activities include: Bushtucker Tour, Fish Poisoning Tour, Night Fishing Tour (own 4WD required) and spearmaking Tour.

Call: 08 9192 4283 E: W:

Call: 08 9192 4970 E: W:

Goombaragin Eco Retreat

Home Valley Station

Tourism Western Australia

Bungoolee Tours Ex Fitzroy Crossing Camping at Windjana Gorge Tunnel Creek tour Windjana Gorge tour Rock art Story of Jandamarra Boab carvers Join your Bunuba guide on a tour of the 350 million year old Devonian Reef system. Learn about the area’s natural history, take part in a traditional smoking ceremony and relive the legend of Jandamarra.

Call: 08 9191 5355



Girloorloo Tours Mimbi Caves Mimbi Caves Fitzroy Crossing

Dampier Peninsula

40 Bush campsites BBQ & Camp kitchen Ablutions/hot showers Exploring the caves Ancient Devonian reef Significant fossil site

Private campsites / Nature tent En-suited self-contained Eco tents and Eco Chalet Nature based activities - swim, fish, snorkel, star gaze, reef walks BBQ area & laundry facilities

Gibb River Rd Kununurra Guest house rooms Campgrounds & Safari tents Horseriding Cultural tours Swimming pool/sport facilities Outback restaurant

Journey deep inside Mimbi Caves. See ancient rock art and hear fascinating Dreaming stories. Sample bushtucker and sing along to traditional Kimberley music around the campfire.

Coastal retreat with private beaches and of wide open spaces. Activities include making clapping sticks, coastal walks and taste of the sea to yarns around campfire. A range of accommodation options, all with coastal views.

Home Valley Station is an operational Kimberley cattle station offering a range of accommodation options from campsites to luxury safari tents. Barramundi fishing, horseriding, gorges, bushwalking and a range of nature based activities.

Call: 0437 546 873 E: W:

Call: 0429 505 347 / 0499 330 508 E: W:

Call: 08 9161 4322 E: W:

Kimberley Region Imintji Campground

Kooljaman Wilderness Camp

Luridgii Tours

Gibb River Rd Kimberley

Dampier Peninsula

Mandangala Community

20 Caravan/camping sites BBQ & Camp kitchen Shelter & fire pit Ablutions/hot showers General store Art gallery

15 safari tents 6 cabins/ 4 Mini Safari's 24 Powered sites & 5 unpowered 11 beach camp shelters Camp kitchen & BBQ shelters Outdoor function area seats 70+ Restaurant seats 150

Bush campsites Cultural Awareness Swim in ancient gorges Traditional Dreaming stories Argyle Diamond mine tour Air, river, road combo tour

Once an important rest point for bullock drivers on the Gibb River Road, Imintji is once again a welcome stop-over for Kimberley travellers. With modern amenities and shady campsites Imintji is a great base from which to explore the Kimberley.

Call: (08) 9191 7699



Mercedes Cove Exclusive Coastal Retreat

Amazing wildlife and the stunning coastline make Kooljaman a truly unique, wilderness camp experience. Nature based activities include snorkelling, swimming, fishing, bush tucker, bird spotting and whale watching.

Call: 08 9192 4970 E: W:

Narlijia Experiences Broome


Mabu Buru Broome Aboriginal Tours Broome Kimberley Qualified Indigenous Ranger Wildlife monitoring Seasonal Bushfoods Dreaming stories & local history

Camp in an ancient gorge, learn about the bush tucker, catch and eat and hear the Dreaming stories of the Jaliwang. Visit Argyle Diamond mine, see mining operations and discuss the various careers at RTIO.

Join Johani, a Yawuru Indigenous ranger working for Nyamba Buru Yawuru, conducting on-country surveying and monitoring of flora and fauna and marine research. Visit Broome’s coastal floodplains a place of great ecological diversity and protected areas of cultural and spiritual significance to the Yawuru people..

Call: 08 9168 2704 E: W:

Call: 0475 565 206 E: W:

Oongkalkada Wilderness Camp

Uptuyu Aboriginal Adventures

Dampier Peninsula

Broome Kimberley

Udialla Springs Derby

Udialla Springs Derby

Eco Tents & Cabins Nature based activities Cultural tours with local Rangers Land based whale watching Cultural talks around a campfire Hot showers & laundry facilities

Explore Broome’s mangrove ecosystem at low tide Bushfoods & medicine plants Historic town tour Broome’s Pearling history Dinosaur footprints

6 Eco-tent cabins, dome tents Campground & bush kitchen Transport, catering, itineraries Leadership Programs Foraging & Bush Skills Traditional storytelling

4WD Bus Tours & Private Charters Kimberley Safari Camps Broome Day Tours Leadership Programs Bushtucker & Bush medicine Cross Cultural Immersion

A range of accommodation options for up to 25 guests, each with great ocean views, Mercedes Cove is a unique and exclusive coastal retreat. See birds, lizards and ocean life in their natural habitat.

Drawing on knowledge gained from living a saltwater lifestyle as well as professional training as a curator, Bart’s tours offer a unique perspective and the opportunity to experience the rich pickings in the mangroves.

A wilderness camp on the Fitzroy River, a site where people have gathered for thousands of years to share news, trade, discuss matters of importance, dance, sing, celebrate, learn and heal their mind and spirit.

Uptuyu provides private 4WD charter tours for school groups. Design your safari camp and experience the real Aboriginal Kimberley. Travelling respectfully through traditional country learning and reflecting on what the people and the country have to share with us.

Call: 08 9192 4687 E: W:

Call: 08 9195 0232 E: W:

Call: 0459 517 749 / 0400 878 898 E: W:

Call: 0459 517 749 / 0400 878 898 E: W:

Kimberley Region Waringarri Art & Culture Tours

Warmun Art Centre Warmun Community


Gija Contemporary Art & Culture Indigenous Art Gallery Locally owned and operated Aboriginal Art Centre Tours available by booking Fine ochre art & other art products See our country through the eyes of Aboriginal guides whose ancestors have walked this land for thousands of years. Visit places of cultural significance, tour the gallery and see the renowned Gija artists at work.

Call: (08) 9168 7496 E: W:

Dreamtime stories Contemporary local histories Artefact making Boab carving/ochre painting Gallery Tour Traditional music, song & dance Bushfood foraging

Whale Song Campground


Windjana Tours

Dampier Peninsula

ex Derby Kimberley

Bush campsites Outdoor shower/eco ablutions Seasonal land based whale watching Bush Tucker Tours Bushwalking/wildlife/bird watching

4WD Bus tour ex Derby Camping at Windjana Gorge Tunnel Creek/Windjana Gorge tour Meals can be provided Traditional Welcome to Country Dreaming stories & local history Wildlife encounters

Immerse yourself in the richness of Miriwoong country and culture while they teach you their traditional skills. Tours can be catered for specific age groups, interests and time frames.

Overlooking turquoise waters, sandy beaches and vibrant red pindan cliffs, Whale Song Campgrounds offer an authentic bushcamp experience. Relaxed and remote with spectacular panoramic views of Pender Bay. Australia's Native Superfood Gubinge tours available for school groups.

Journey takes you through the heart of Windjana Gorge and deep beneath the limestone of the Napier Range and discover the secrets of Tunnel Creek and its spiritual significance to the Bunuba people.

Call: (08) 9168 2212 E: W:

Call: (08) 9192 4000 E: W:

Call: 08 9193 1502 / 0459 628 758 E: W:

Over 100 AboriginalTours and Experiences throughout WA Pick up a copy of our Aboriginal Campgrounds & Retreats brochure or our FREE Touring Map of Western Australia at visitor centres throughout WA or visit our website.

Aboriginal On Country experiences connect children with nature and culture in meaningful and memorable ways that stay with them long after the experience

wildlife encounters cultural exchanges

nature based experiences

Whether it’s ancient Dreaming stories told around a campďŹ re, cooking freshly caught crab or whitchetty grubs over the open coals, tracking wildlife across the desert sands or making a traditional or spear or tapping sticks, children feel better, behave better and learn more when we combine learning with outdoor nature-based and cultural activities. When children leave behind the social and technological complexities of modern life, it reignites their natural curiosity, inventiveness and sense of adventure.

fossicking and foraging

campfire yarns

traditional skills

cultural activities

Cultural histories

Discover the educational benefits of On Country Cultural learning experiences.

youth camps and team building

making traditional tools and implements

confidence building



Scientific evidence indicates that direct exposure to nature is essential for physical and emotional health as well as normal child development.


On Country, cross cultural encounters break down barriers and stereotypes, allowing children to gain a better understanding of Australia’s first people through cultural exchange and positive learning experiences.


Shared knowledge – As the world’s oldest living culture, the Aboriginal culture has survived by the passing of knowledge from one generation to the next. On Country classrooms give children the opportunity to experience some of this vast collective knowledge of country and culture.

Central Western Australia Goldfields, Pilbara, Coral Coast, Mid West

Bush Ghoodhu Wongutha Tours Kalgoorlie Goldfields Bushtucker/honey ants Cultural Awareness Animal tracking Traditional language Dreamtime stories Camp out On Country Kalgoorlie is one of Australia’s most iconic and historically significant towns. With an Aboriginal history that dates back thousands of years, it is a place of great cultural significance with many Dreaming stories.

Call: 0474 971 548 E: W:

Peedamulla Campground

Wula Gura Nyinda Eco Adventures

Onslow Pilbara

Shark Bay

Secluded bush campsites 5 powered, 15 unpowered Gas BBQs & communal fire pit Campfire yarns & Dreaming stories Historically significant buildings

Kayaking/SUP tours Hiking/fishing Close to Monkey Mia Wilderness camping Bushtucker tours

Ngurranga Cultural Tours Karratha Pilbara Cultural guided tours Burrup Rock Art Camping On County Millstream Chichester NP Dampier Archipelago Murujuga NP

Located within a remote, operational Pilbara cattle station, visitors to the campground in mid-July may be lucky enough to see the annual muster. Visit beautifully restored stone heritage buildings and the remains of state heritage listed historic structures.

A family business located in the Shark Bay World Heritage Area, the perfect classroom for us to deliver our Youth Leadership Cultural Awareness Programs. Each program incorporates five major principles: Leadership, Teamwork, Communication, Safety and Respect and links in with the national framework for the Australian curriculum.

Visit the world’s largest rock art gallery with your Ngarluma guide and hear the stories of the stones, the ancient petroglyphs that date back more than 40,000 years and their connection to the Yaburrara people. Specialising in cross cultural workshops and ‘on country’ group activities.

Call: 0475 120 575 E: W:

Call: 0432 029 436 E: W:

Call: 0458 513 586 E: W:

Perth and Peel Region Bindjareb Cultural Park

Call: 0422 818 403 E: W:



Djinda Kaal

Pinjarra Peel Region

Perth and surrounds

Bushwalks Bushfood tasings Visit traditional campsite/Mia mia hut Wildlife sanctuary Dreamtime & cultural stories Bookings essential

Children’s art workshops The 6 Noongar seasons Painting the seasons Contemporary art techniques

A 22ha nature sanctuary, home to native wildlife such as the Red-tailed BlackCockatoo. Learn about the bush, local Dreamtime stories, taste our kangaroo, damper and seasonal bushfood. See remnants of an Aboriginal reserve.

Call: 0409 081 106 E: W:

Award winning Aboriginal artist Fiona Reidy has established a reputation for her distinctive artworks that blend contemporary mediums with traditional themes and techniques. Fiona’s workshops encourage children to experiment with storytelling through art.

Perth and Peel Region

Djillary Dreaming

Djurandi Dreaming

Perth and surrounds

Perth and Rockingham

Bushfood tastings Medicine and healing plants Dreamtime & cultural stories Traditional dance Excursions and incursions tailored to age/size of groups

Customised Cultural Tours in various locations Cultural Activity Incursion Language, tools, seasons, art Art workshops

Hear the yarns of the Noongar creation story, our language and learn who the Noongar people are. Learn about bush plants, medicines and their ancient healing properties. Connect with our booja (land) through fire and dance activities.

Call: 0424 525 356 E: W:

Kaarak Dreaming Maitland's Cultural Tours Dwellingup Art & Cultural programs for all groups Hands Aboriginal culture experience Cultural interpretation of the land Traditional paperbark painting Create your own dreaming story All ages and backgrounds welcome

Nyungar man Justin Martin is a qualified tour guide and Aboriginal artist. Tours and artworks are based around history, facts and creation stories passed down through generations. Our goal is to positively educate and showcase Aboriginal Culture in WA while conserving culture, language and country.

Call: 0458 692 455 E: W:

Mandjoogoordap Dreaming Mandurah Peel Region Ancient geological formations including thrombolites - oldest known bacterial lifeform Bushfood inspired morning tea Learn Bushcraft Local Dreaming stories Traditional ceremonies

Enjoy listening to the didgeridoo and tapping sticks while Maitland talks in his native language. Join him on a guided bush walk and along an ancient dream trail. Learn about traditional bush medicines and native foods

Our homeland has many secret and wonderful places , each with its own story to tell. Learn how to make bush twine, identify medicine plants and forage for bushfood.

Call: 0498 853 544 E: W:


Call: 0408 952 740


Go Cultural Aboriginal Tours & Experiences Yagan Square Perth Nyungar culture Ochre face painting Language and phrases Dreaming stories Traditional songs Nyungar tools/weapons Our schools program is staged at Yagan Square. Join your Nyungar guide on a journey into Perth’s Cultural past. Hear the Nyungar story, the first story of the Whadjuk people and other ancient Dreaming stories.


Goolamwiin Peel Region Mentoring programs Nyungar kids - cultural reconnection Canvas painting Traditional games Bushtucker tasings Day & overnight on-country camps Goolamwiin offer a range of structured Cultural programs aimed at connecting children with Nyungar culture. Drawing on cultural protocols to teach children to respect the land on which they walk and play while respecting family connections and structures.

Call: 08 6557 0700 E:

Call: 0417 183 119 or 0411 097 949 E: W:

Nyungar Tours

Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre


Perth Walk with Traditional Owners Discover signiďŹ cant cultural sites Hear traditional stories View Aboriginal artefacts Medicinal plants and bush foods Bush tucker tasting Traditional dance performances Nyungar Tours has created an opportunity to experience authentic Aboriginal cultural tours in and around Perth. Share traditional stories of Whadjuk Country and the history of the Nyungar People in Perth. Explore the tranquil scented gardens and learn about bushfoods and medicine plants.

Call: 0477 442 515 E: W:

Fremantle Take part in cultural tours Join art, dance & language classes Collect, prepare & eat bush tucker Discover authentic artefacts Learn to play Nyoongar instruments Learn about Aboriginal Dreamtime Wanju (welcome) to the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre (WACC). We operate around the six Nyoongar seasons; Birak, Bunuru, Djeran, Makuru, Djilba and Kambarang.

Bookings essential Call: 08 9432 9676

South West and Wheatbelt

Bilya Koort Boodja Centre of Nyoongar Culture Northam Making artefacts Storytelling & Cultural History Nature walks, talks & Cultural tours Cultural Dance, Didge & Ceremonies Art Workshops Bush Foods

Cape Cultural Tours

Koomal Dreaming

Dunsborough South West

Yallingup South West

Coastal Walks Foraging / Native foods Wildlife tracking Local stories Didgeridoo & traditional artefacts

Cultural Tours Caving & Guided Bushwalks Didgeridoo Music Artefacts Native Foods Dreaming Stories


Ngalang Wongi Aboriginal Cultural Tours Bunbury/ Geographe Dreaming stories Traditional implements Didgeridoo & tapsticks Bushtucker & wildlife Cultural sites River tour or town tour

The Bilya Koort Boodja Centre of Nyoongar Culture and Environmental Knowledge includes an interpretive space, exhibition space, shop/ gallery, venue hire, and will host regular tours & activities.

Discover the hidden wonders of Cape Naturaliste, guided walks learning about local flora and fauna hear traditional stories and discover coastal foraging. Learn how to spot whales, dolphins, sharks and migrating schools of fish. See how the landscape changes and wildlife respond to the changing weather.

Education programmes designed to create an awareness of culture, country, and environment through interactive and hands on learning experiences. Taste native foods, learn about bush medicine and Dreaming spirits that have enriched the lives of Wadandi people since time began.

A cultural journey that reveals a very different side of Bunbury through Dreaming stories and whimsical yarns about the traditional life. Learn about bushtucker, local wildlife and traditional ochre making.

Call: (08) 9622 2170 E: W:

Call: 0412 415 355 E: W:

Call: 0413 843 426 E: W:

Call: 0457 360 517 E: W:

Njaki Njaki Aboriginal Tours

Poornarti Aboriginal Tours

Roelands Village

Wuddi Aboriginal Cultural Tours

Merredin & Wave Rock Tours & bushwalks to cultural sites Seasonal bush foods & medicines Nyoongar art, tools & artefacts Traditional stories & culture On country camp outs Corporate groups Education Incursions/Excursions

Denmark & Stirling Ranges

Bunbury/ Geographe

Cultural/Art Camp-outs School Incursions/Excursions NAIDOC Activities Traditional Art Mapping Demonstration SigniďŹ cant site visits

227 hectare working farm Cottage & dormitory accommodation Commercial kitchen Dining room seats 40 comfortably Training/conference room capacity (60 -100 people) Close to Bunbury

Specially tailored Noongar cultural immersion packages. Selected activities can involve local Aboriginal elders and children.

Noongar country is bought to life, through deeply immersive cultural activities. Experience bush tucker and medicine, Noongar Language, song, dance and ceremony, Dreaming stories, toolmaking and art.

Call: 0407 984 470 E: W:

Call: 0415 840 216 E: W:

This secluded heritage village is close to popular south west tourist attractions and surrounded by rolling hills and natural bushland, ideal for schools and church groups or as a training venue.

Call: 08 9726 3606 E: W:

Dumbleyung Wheatbelt

Bush garden Cultural centre Bushtucker and foraging Traditional storytelling Culturally signiďŹ cant sites

Visit significant cultural sites and connect through traditional artefacts, storytelling and cultural heritage of the area and its first people. Learn about traditional foods and visit an emu farm and yabbie farm.

Call: 0409 837 840 E. W:

Cultural Youth Camps

Oongkalkada - Kimberley

Develop life skills, knowledge and cultural insights

Wula Gura Nyinda - Shark Bay

Cultural youth camps and programs combine fun and learning in pristine wilderness locations where students learn valuable life skills, knowledge and insights from one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Cultural youth camp operators can partner with schools, youth organisations, church groups, government agencies and the tourism industry to provide nature based activities designed to foster strong team building in a fun and interactive way.

Unique locations and experienced camp coordinators provide an exciting range of Cultural activities


Local Aboriginal history and culture Foraging for native bush foods and medicine plants Kayaking, fishing, snorkelling Animal tracking, wildlife conservation Hiking and bushwalking Traditional toolmaking/spearmaking Bush survival skills Wilderness camping Campfire Dreaming stories and Didgeridoo playing

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