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Walk to Aboriginal engraving sites at West Head

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Overview

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Join guest Aboriginal tour leader, Laurie Bimson from Guringai Aboriginal Tours, on this fascinating 3hr, 1km walk at West Head. We'll visit 3 Aboriginal engraving sites, driving between some of them.

When

Sunday 29 September 2019, 10am to 1pm

Where
Resolute picnic area, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Accessibility
No wheelchair access
Grade
Easy. Suitable for all ages.
Price

Adult $20 per person. Child $15 per person.

Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Meeting point
Meet at Resolute picnic area, West Head.
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, suitable clothing
Bookings
Bookings required. Phone 1300 072 757 for more information or book online.
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Discover how Aboriginal people made the engravings. The types of engravings differ, and you'll find out the different techniques the rock artists used. Along the way, you'll have fun learning some traditional language of the Guringai people for flowers and wildlife in the area, and hear some Aboriginal stories. Your guide will also tell you about Aboriginal knowledge of using the bush for food.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • The entrance to Bobbin Head and Appletree Bay is closed from 8pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 5.30pm to 6am the rest of the year.
    • Gates to West Head are closed from 8.30pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 6pm to 6am the rest of the year.
  • Park entry fees:

    $12 per vehicle per day.

    Vehicles over 8 seats: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Students on educational programs: $1.10 per student. Teachers/educational supervisors: free (1 adult per 10 students).

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    • Bobbin Head Information Centre
      02 9472 8949
      Contact hours: 10am to 4pm daily. 9am to 4pm during summer school holidays, closed 12pm-12:30pm. Closed Christmas Day.
    • Bobbin Head, Ku-ring-gai Chase Road, Mount Colah NSW 2080
    • Email: bobbin.head@environment.nsw.gov.au
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The view of the ocean from along the walk. Photo:Andy Richards