Bush Medicine Tour - Jarrahdale
Join Maitland Hill, a proud Aboriginal Nyoongar Balardong marman (man), on a tour that offers you an authentic Aboriginal experience on a guided bush trail walk in beautiful natural bush land in Jarrahdale, just one hour’s drive south of Perth.
Visitors are invited to take a journey into the Dreamtime and become immersed in the world’s oldest living culture. Maitland offers captivating insights into Aboriginal culture and ensures a relaxed and safe environment. Soak up the beauty of the tranquil bush on a walking tour while discovering secrets about bush tucker and bush medicine.
This tour is only available on request with a minimum of 6 for a group booking. If you are interested in booking, click on 'Enquire Now'!
What to expect
Join Maitland on a 90 minute bush walking tour along the Gooralong Creek in Jarrahdale, a short one hour drive south of Perth.
Nestled in the Serpentine National Park, the forest once witnessed logging of the tall trees. However, over the last century, the forest regenerated itself and it’s now a haven to a wide variety of flora and fauna.
Maitland will greet you with a Traditional Welcoming Ceremony spoken in Nyoongar language.
- A 90 minute bush trail walk along Gooralong Creek in Jarrahdale with a local Nyoongar guide.
- A class 3 walk: moderate walk trail with some uneven ground, suitable for most ages and abilities but not suitable for wheelchairs. Slow gentle pace with many stops along the way.
- Experience and learn about the local native flora, bush medicine and traditional fishing techniques along the trail walk.
What is included
This 90 minute tour operates once a month on a Saturday.
Enquiries welcome for small group bookings – minimum of 6 for other days and times.
- Aboriginal Guide
Photography is welcome. No filming, thank you.
*Very Important: Drinking water is not available - Please bring water with you
Toilet facilities are available
Enjoy making a day out and enjoy a lunch or afternoon tea at the Jarrahdale Tavern or bring your own picnic to enjoy in the bush.
Jarrahdale Heritage Society, 631 Jarrahdale Road, Jarrahdale
Please meet your guide 10 minutes before the tour.
What to bring
- Insect Repellent
- Sturdy Footwear