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Walking in Ancestors' Footprints

  • Sun 1 Jul 2018
    10.00 am - 12.00 pm
  • Sun 5 Aug 2018
    10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Aboriginal Heritage Tour

Follow in the footsteps of Aboriginal people and discover the significant connection between land and culture.

On this journey you will be welcomed with a traditional ceremony that cleanses and wards off bad spirits. Before being taken on a walk that meanders through stunning locations within the Centennial Parklands. Your experienced interpretive Indigenous guide will demonstrate traditional plant use, identify bush food sources and provide an enchanting narrative of the wetlands and their special relationship with this unique environment. Discover how to make bush soaps and traditional fishing techniques by the ponds and enjoy a traditional bush tea and damper to be taken away at the end of the day.

The session will include:

  • A Guided walk
  • Passionate local guides
  • Fresh morning and native brewed tea
  • Encounters with wildlife and learning their importance to Aboriginal people
  • Countless photo opportunities in a stunning, cultural significant location

What to bring:

  • Enclosed & comfortable shoes
  • Warm jumper & waterproof jacket
  • Sunglasses and sunhat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Personal medication
  • A sense of adventure

General Information

Age: All welcome
Times: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Meeting Point: The WILD PLAY Discovery Centre, off Dickens Drive, Centennial Park
Price: $40


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