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La Perouse first contact tour

La Perouse area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park

Overview

Explore La Perouse on an Aboriginal cultural tour in Sydney's Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Take part in a traditional ochre ceremony, try bush tucker and learn about first contact with Europeans.

When

Tours run for 2 hours. All bookings are on demand and can be organised with 48-hours notice.

Where
La Perouse area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park
Accessibility
No wheelchair access
Grade
Easy. Suitable adults and children 5 years and over. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.
Price

Contact Kadoo Tours for pricing

Bookings
Bookings required. Call 0409 922 364 or visit the Kadoo tours website for more information.

Join Tim Ella, a traditional man of the Yuin Nation, and local historian and author Grant Hyde. Together, as Kadoo Tours, they'll take you on a truly authentic Aboriginal cultural tour of Guriwal (La Perouse) in Kamay Botany Bay National Park.

Walk in Tim's footsteps as he takes you back to his Dreaming. Take part in a traditional ochre ceremony and a Welcome to Country. Watch as Tim spins a bullroarer, wishing his totem, the whale, safe passage on its journey. Learn about the native animals and local sea life while trying traditional tucker taken straight from the bush.

It was here in Botany Bay that first contact was made with Europeans. Learn how this affected Tim's people forever more.

Kadoo Tours is a licensed commercial tour operator with a Parks Eco Pass.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

A family walk up Cape Banks headland, La Perouse area, Kamay Boatany Bay National Park. Photo: E Sheargold/OEH