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Adelaide Botanic Gardens Native Plant Trail


Kumarninthi Cultural Tours

Take a walk with local guide Tjimari to gain an understanding of different native flora and fauna in the heart of the city. The Aboriginal Native Plant trail takes you through the Adelaide Botanical Gardens on a journey to learn and explore.

Learn the importance of social structures within communities, food systems, seasonal food trails, hunting techniques and more.

Located on Kaurna land, this is a leisurely guided walk learning about Aboriginal culture and history.

Insights into your experience

Take a leisurely walk around the Adelaide Botanic Gardens and learn about Aboriginal bush foods and plant uses and some social history of the area. Discover and learn about:

  • Traditional hunting techniques.
  • Various food gathering practices.
  • How boomerangs are made.
  • Where to find bush medicines.
  • Social history of the area.


Aboriginal guide

You should bring

Walking shoes
Water bottle

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Things to know

Departure is from the Friends Gate on Plane Tree Drive  

Duration: 2 hours  

Includes: Aboriginal guide, along with Aboriginal interpretations and knowledge.

Approximately 3km easy walk.

A café is located in the gardens if you wish to stay on for refreshments or lunch.

Meeting point

Adelaide Botanic Gardens – “Friends Gate” (back entrance: enter from Plane Tree Drive) Please arrive 10 mins prior to departure time


Adelaide Botanic Gardens 
North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

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