Blak markets at Bare Island
La Perouse area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park
Visit the Blak markets at La Perouse, to discover the best of Aboriginal culture. There'll be traditional dance performances, arts and craft stalls, weaving and bush tucker.
2019: Sunday 12 May, Sunday 29 September and Sunday 15 December, 9am to 3pm.
2020: Sunday 9 February and Sunday 3 May, 9am to 3pm.
- La Perouse area
- No wheelchair access
- Medium. Suitable for all ages.
Adult/child $2 per person. Children under 5 years are free.
- Meeting point
- Bare Island, La Perouse
- Bookings required for whale and healing ceremonies only. Tickets are available at the gate on the day of the event.
The Blak markets feature authentic Aboriginal products and entertainment. Participate in a mini festival of song, dance and food. Enjoy browsing market stalls and workshops featuring Aboriginal clothing, jewellry, artwork and skin care. There'll be spear making, shell work, cooking and an all-day weaving workshop. Enjoy didgeridoo and smoking ceremonies, along with an acoustic sound stage and beautiful bush tucker foods.
Participate in the traditional whale and healing ceremonies headed by Tucky Cooley. This year's Blak Markets will feature 2 special singing performances by the talented Rebecca Hatch. The Blak markets at Kamay Botany Bay National Park, provide a great day out for all the family. Soak up the rugged beauty of the historic Bare Island, while participating in authentic and immersive Aboriginal culture. See all the activities at the Blak markets website.
- in the La Perouse area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
7am–8.30pm November to March. 7am–7.30pm April to October
Areas may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
There are no park entry fees in La Perouse area but you'll need to pay to tour Bare Island. Park entry fees apply in the Kurnell area of Kamay Botany Bay National Park, only.Buy annual pass