Budj Bim Cultural Landscape is a UNESCO World Heritage listed area near Portland in Western Victoria and is one of Australia’s great national heritage landscapes.
Budj Bim is recognised nationally and internationally as a special place that offers unique and authentic experiences of a living Indigenous culture, history and landscape. Budj Bim is the Gunditjmara name for Mount Eccles, an inactive volcano located within the Western Victorian Volcanic Plains.
The First Nations owned and operated Budj Bim Cultural Landscape Tourism offer a guided experience of southwest Victoria’s Gunditjmara Country, where First Nations history dates back more than 39,000 years, characterised by the region’s ancient aquaculture systems.
Budj Bim Cultural Landscape Tourism is led by local Gunditjmara guides and invite visitors to discover a vibrant Indigenous culture and landscape through shared stories and along raised boardwalks designed to preserve the precious natural environment.
The state-of-the-art Tae Rak Traditional Aquaculture Centre and eatery offers refreshments as well as kooyang (eel) tastings, bringing to life the traditional farming techniques practiced over hundreds of generations.