Australia’s Aboriginal people have the world’s oldest living culture, and numerous language groups and cultures. The diversity of languages, cultural beliefs and customs add to the complexity and richness of Australia’s Aboriginal cultures.
Discover unique Northern Territory experiences in the Top End with Pudakul for a bush tucker tour near Darwin, Nitmiluk Tours for accommodation, camping, cultural tours, cruises and canoeing, Kakadu Cultural Tours offer tours in wonderful Kakadu National Park and Venture North with tours to NT’s remote outreaches. Further down in Central Australia RT Tours Australia offer short and extended tours which cover the Central Australian highlights… on and off the beaten track and Maruku Arts offers insight into the Aboriginal art world; based at Uluru.
Contact your Indigenous Tourism Champion directly for an exclusive 25% discount.
A trip to Katherine isn’t complete without visiting spectacular Nitmiluk Gorge. Featuring some of the most stunning scenery in the Top End, Nitmiluk Gorge winds along 12km of sheer rock in 13 separate gorges. Stay within the National Park at the Nitmiluk caravan and campground; relax in a permanent tent or fully self-contained 1 & 2 bedroom chalets; or indulge at the luxurious Cicada Lodge. Enjoy a cruise, canoe, walk, helicopter tour, swim or just relax within this breathtaking centrepiece of the Northern Territory.
|Phone||1300 146 743|
|Address||1 Gorge Rd, Katherine NT 0852, Australia|
Kakadu Cultural Tours
The one day Arnhemlander Cultural & Heritage Tour offers unique and exclusive experiences in restricted-access areas of Kakadu and western Arnhem Land. This exceptional tour focuses on indigenous culture and enables you to visit places that are inaccessible to most (including ancient rock art sites), and to gain knowledge of traditional land ownership, bush skills, hunting, food gathering and bush tucker preparation.
|Kakadu Cultural Tours|
|Phone||1800 525 238|
|Address||Kakadu Hwy Jabiru NT 0886 Australia|
As a not-for-profit art & craft organization based at Uluru, Maruku promotes the Aboriginal art space like no other. Maruku markets products from Anangu artists and craftspeople, and also offers fun and authentic art workshops led by local Anangu artists. Participants learn about traditional Aboriginal art and can create their own work of art for a keepsake.
|Phone||61 (0)8 8956 2153|
|Address||Cultural Centre, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Northern Territory 0872, Australia|
Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours
Located just 45 minutes from Darwin enroute to Kakadu on the Arnhem Highway, Pudakul offers a fascinating two-hour tour focused on the region’s unique nature and culture. Tours depart at 1030am from Thursday to Monday each week between April and November.
Engage with local Aboriginal people, learn basket weaving, dilly bag making and the techniques used in the process. Have a go at throwing a spear or blowing a didjeridoo, play the clapsticks and learn about local food and bush medicine.
|Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours|
|Phone||08 8984 9282|
|Address||6 Bennett St, Darwin NT, Australia|
Venture North Australia
See the unique animal and marine life of the remote Cobourg Peninsula, experience the Aboriginal culture and rock art of Arnhem Land, and be awed by the majestic waterfalls in Kakadu National Park with one of the Northern Territory’s leading cultural and eco-tourism operators.Holding a number of special entry permits, Venture North enjoys unparalleled access into many restricted regions of the Northern Territory including Arnhem Land and the Cobourg Peninsula where they operate their safari-style Cobourg Coastal Camp. Venture North Australia can offer you authentic, one-on-one experiences with local Aboriginal people which are second to none.
|Venture North Australia|
|Phone||08 8927 5500|
|Address||Nightcliff, Northern Territory, 0814|
RT Tours Australia
RT Tours Australia is based in Alice Springs and offers day tours, evening dinner tours or an extended nine-day, outback adventure. Owner, Bob (Penunka) Taylor is a Master Bush Chef who loves to share his passion for food, culture and country with travellers to the Red Centre. A Central Aranda man, Bob infuses traditional foods of the Australian bush into his fare to add flavours unique to the region.
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