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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.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

View to Bare Island, Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Photo: Andy Richards