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International student tour: Living country, living culture

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

COVID-safe tours and events

In line with the latest NSW Government COVID-19 advice, masks are encouraged for indoor settings where you cannot maintain a safe distance from others.

Come and explore the rich, innovative and sustainable culture of Australia’s First People. Watch a hands-on presentation to learn about traditional and contemporary Aboriginal culture.

When

Available on request, 7 days per week.

Where
Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park
Accessibility
Easy
Time suggested
2hrs
Grade
Easy. From April to October, it’s a good idea to bring wet weather gear, a beanie, gloves and warm jacket.
Price

Prices start at $595 (including GST) for a group of up to 20 participants.

Meeting point
This tour can be run anywhere in Blue Mountains National Park and can run in other locations on request.
What to
bring
Suitable clothing, sturdy shoes, drinking water, snacks, sunscreen
Bookings
Bookings required. Phone 02 4784 7301 or email Blue Mountains Discovery Coordinator.
Please note

Suitable for international study tour groups: high school and university students.

Immerse yourself in the meaning, traditions and connections of Australian Aboriginal culture during this 2hr program. You'll watch a hands-on presentation with “The sustainable toolkit”, including both women’s and men’s traditional tools, furs, art and weapons. The presentation will also include a short guided walk.  Discover the different roles of men and women and learn about traditional language and significant Aboriginal customs. You'll gain an appreciation of the deeply embedded connection to Country. Underpinning this experience are strong messages of sustainability and caring for Country. There'll also be some dancing, ochre painting, and other activities. Staged at several key areas in the Blue Mountains, you can pick your preferred location. Choose from Wentworth Falls, The Three Sisters at Echo Point, or the NPWS Heritage Centre at Blackheath.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info