Melbourne: Aboriginal Heritage Walk

Melbourne: Aboriginal Heritage Walk

From £18.56 per person

Journey into the ancestral lands of the Kulin (Koolin) Nation during a 90-minute tour of the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens. Experience a smoking ceremony with an Indigenous guide and learn about traditional uses of plants.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Gain insights into the rich history and culture of the local First Peoples
  • Learn about this indigenous community's connection to plants, foods, tools, and medicine
  • Journey into the ancestral lands of the Kulin (Koolin) Nation
Full description
Womin Djeka! Journey into the ancestral lands of the Kulin (Koolin) Nation on this 90-minute tour with an Aboriginal guide. The tour will give you an understanding and respect for the Aboriginal people who have lived in the area. Commence the experience with a traditional smoking ceremony. Then, as you walk, gain an insight into the rich history and thriving culture of the local First Peoples, and discover their connection to plants and their traditional uses for food, tools, and medicine. At the conclusion of the tour, enjoy the pristine landscape with a warm lemon myrtle tea whilst you listen to stories of cultural significance.
Includes
  • Admission fee
  • Lemon myrtle tea
  • Parking fees
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Melbourne Gardens Visitor Centre, 100 Birdwood Ave, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia

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    •  This is an outdoor activity; please wear appropriate clothing for weather conditions and appropriate footwear
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    5 / 5

    based on 3 reviews

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    This tour was informative and interesting :) Definitely broaden my knowledge. Thank you.

    30 August 2019

    Well worth the trip and very different from the other tours. Our guide provided some. History of the first people as well as their practices in relation to traditional use of the plants available in the botanical garden. Was wonderful to be part of the smoking ceremony too.

    28 October 2019

    sehr gute Informationen und ein sehr netzer Guide (Calconie)

    9 March 2020

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