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5 Aug, 2 Sep and 7 Oct

Walking in Ancestors Footprints

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


5 Aug, 2 Sep and 7 Oct




The WILD PLAY Discovery Centre


All welcome


Public transport recommended. Limited parking available

The Parklands were an important ceremonial site for many of the Sydney Aboriginal Nations. Come along and learn about edible plants, medicine, weapons and many more aspects of traditional, aboriginal life.

The Walking in Ancestors' Footprints tour enables visitors to experience the rich culture and food sources of Aboriginal people within Australia. Meet with our Aboriginal guides in the heart of the Eastern Suburbs and get to know Australia's First Nations People Country.


  • Bookings are essential. Please book online via Eventbrite using the link below:
  • Cancellation policy: Once tickets are purchased no refunds, exchange or credits will be given, unless the event is cancelled by the Parklands due to dangerous conditions.

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