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Aboriginal Food, Culture, Cave and Didge Tour

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Koomal Dreaming

Immerse your senses in the culture and traditions of the Wadandi and Bibbulman people with Josh “Koomal” Whiteland as your guide of the Ngilgi Cave in the Margaret River region of Western Australia.

Immerse all 5 senses in this full 3 hour tour. Enjoy a guided bushwalk with Josh to forage for seasonal native bush foods and medicines and discover their cultural uses. Learn about the six Noongar seasons and how this influences what is hunted and gathered. Taste traditional foods and flavours around the campfire which, depending on the season, could include kangaroo, emu, quandong, emu plum and salt bush. Venture deep into Ngilgi Cave for a uniquely memorable didgeridoo cave experience, providing a deep connection and lasting memories.

$155

Insights into your experience

Journey into Ngilgi Cave for Josh’s authentic storytelling of the Dreaming and a unique didgeridoo experience, this is the only place you’ll ever hear the ancient instrument through the awesome acoustics inside a cave.

Learn about the six Noongar seasons and how they influence what is hunted and gathered. Discover the art of traditional fire lighting and tool making, as Wadandi custodian Josh demonstrates how to create a spark by rubbing two sticks together and explains how his ancestors created the artifacts you can touch and feel.

Josh conveys stories of the Dreaming spirits that relate to his traditional area, and takes visitors deep into Ngilgi Cave for a uniquely memorable didgeridoo cave experience, providing a deep connection and lasting memories. Be moved by the skill and intensity of Josh’s didgeridoo playing and fire-making, discover bush medicine plants and Dreaming spirits that have enriched the lives of Wadandi people since time began.

Finally, taste traditional foods and flavours around Josh’s campfire with a gourmet BBQ lunch. Depending on the season, these could include kangaroo, emu, quandong, emu plum and salt bush.

 

Inclusions

Aboriginal guide

You should bring

Camera
Sneakers
Water bottle

Things to know

This is a 3.5 hour experience.

Please note that tours require a minimum of 10 people to operate. Please enquire now regarding your preferred travel date.

Cost:

  • Adult $155.00 
  • Child (4-16 years) $125.00
  • Private Tour for 1-2 pax $680.00

Cost includes:

  • Cave entry fee.
  • Aboriginal Guide
  • Native inspired BBQ lunch

What to Bring:
We recommend all tour participants wear comfortable walking shoes, a hat and sunscreen, and bring their own water bottle. Cameras are welcome on tour but video and voice recording devices are not permitted. 

Difficulty:
Please be aware that whilst the walking tracks are graded as easy, there are some sections that are sandy and/or a little rocky which can be challenging for some prams and/or mobility aids. 

Getting There:
Transport to and from Ngilgi Cave is not included in pricing and is by own arrangement.
Bus bays, car parking and toilet facilities are available at pick up and drop off point at Ngilgi Cave


Meeting point

Tours depart from the front of the Ngilgi Cave ticket office, 76 Yallingup Caves Rd, Yallingup WA. Please arrive 10 mins prior to departure time.

Location

Ngilgi Cave, 76 Yallingup Caves Rd, Yallingup WA 6282.
260km South of Perth.

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