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Guided cultural tours with Aboriginal rangers

Join an Aboriginal ranger for an unforgettable guided tour in NSW national parks.

Learn about the world’s oldest continuous culture and the significance of landforms, waterways, plants and animals across the state. Join a family-friendly art workshop, search for bush tucker in the rainforest, or explore a 40,000-year-old burial site.

No matter which tour you choose, you’ll leave with a greater understanding of the rich living culture of Aboriginal people and their continuing connection to Country.

An Aboriginal ranger hosting a tour of the Mungo lunette rock formations at sunset in Mungo National Park. Credit: Aaron Davenport © Aaron Davenport

North Coast NSW

Aboriginal education ranger sharing her cultural knowledge of Sea Acres Rainforest. Photo credit: Karina Davila-Otoya. © DPIE

Sea Acres Aboriginal coastal tour

Take a walk to Shelly Beach in Sea Acres National Park on this Aboriginal ranger-guided activity. Discover bush tucker and medicine in the rainforest as you learn about Birpai culture.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

The 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, 2pm to 3.30pm.

Additional school holiday dates: Friday 26 April and Friday 12 July 2024, 2pm to 3.30pm.

Where
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre, Sea Acres National Park
Operated by
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An Indigenous education ranger shares her local cultural knowledge of the rainforest. Photo: Karina Davila-Otoya ©DPIE

Sea Acres Aboriginal culture tour

Join this ranger-guided Aboriginal cultural tour along the rainforest boardwalk in Sea Acres National Park. You’ll go on a unique journey of discovery and learning.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

The 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, 10am to 11.30am.

Additional school holiday dates: Friday 26 April and Friday 12 July 2024, 10am to 11.30am.

Where
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre, Sea Acres National Park
Operated by
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Central Coast and Hunter area

A NPWS Aboriginal Discovery ranger teaching a child abut traditional tools. Photo: Adam Hollingworth/DPE

Glenrock Aboriginal cultural tour

Join an Aboriginal Discovery ranger on a cultural journey you won’t forget in Glenrock State Conservation Area, near Newcastle. Connect with this beautiful country and listen to cultural stories as on you walk on the lands of the Awabakal people.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tour dates: Friday 12 January, Thursday 18 April, Thursday 11 July and Thursday 3 October 2024.

Tour time: 10am to 12pm.

Where
Glenrock State Conservation Area in North Coast
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Blue Mountains area

Cups of paint on fabric. Photo: Dylan Jones © DPIE

Exploring Aboriginal art group workshop

Gather a group of friends or family and learn about the connection between Aboriginal art at this hands-on workshop in Blue Mountains National Park.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When
Available on request, 7 days per week.
Where
Katoomba area
Operated by
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South Coast NSW

Outback NSW

Mungo lunette (Walls of China), Mungo National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government

Mungo lunette guided tour

Take a guided tour of Mungo lunette (Walls of China) with an NPWS Aboriginal guide. It's one of the most spectacular outback landscapes in NSW and a must-do when visiting Mungo National Park.

Price
Fees apply. Park entry fees apply.
When
Available on request.

Tours run most days. Dates and times are displayed when making an online booking.

Tour takes 2 hours. Meet behind Mungo Visitor Centre 15 minutes before the start of the tour.

Where
Mungo National Park in Murray-Riverina
Operated by
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Explore self-guided Aboriginal cultural walks