Finding Yagan Perth Cultural Tour
Take a guided walk through the centre of Perth city in Western Australia to discover Yagan Square’s unique artworks, architecture, stories and the connection and importance to the Aboriginal community.
Join Djurandi Dreaming on a cultural walk to learn about Yagan, a Nyungar warrior and resistance fighter for his people and his land. Yagan's resistance to British colonial settlement and rule in the area surrounding what is now Perth, Western Australia.
The Cactus (green sculpture), located in Forrest Chase, Perth, Western Australia.
What to expect
The tour commences at COMO The Treasury Hotel reception, 1 Cathedral Ave, Perth. The walking tour features Perth’s iconic laneways and traditional Dreamtime stories. Learn about the past and present history of the Nyungar people while taking in the sights of the Perth City streets.
Get an in-depth explanation of the Coolbaroo Club, the prohibited zone, and the Stolen Generation.
Our final destination is Perth’s Yagan Square precinct, Wellington Street, Perth. Hear about the Square’s design, unique artwork, and importance to our Aboriginal community.
Learn about the story of Yagan a local resistant warrior and leader of his people who is considered a hero to the Nyungar people.
What is included
This is a 1 hour walking tour located in central Perth, Western Australia.
The Cactus (green sculpture), located in Forrest Chase, Perth, Western Australia. Please arrive 10 mins prior to departure time
What to bring
- Comfortable shoes
- warm clothes/windbreaker
- water bottle
YOUR EXPERIENCE PROVIDER
Djurandi Dreaming is owned and operated by Wadjuk man Justin Martin, a qualified tour guide and Aboriginal art specialist. Justin’s traditional lands stretches across Perth metropolitan region and a large part of the midwest of Western Australia making him part of the Nyungar and Yamatji Nations.
Justin and his family started Djurandi Dreaming in 2017 aiming to deliver an exciting cultural experience to the local people of Perth and visitors to Western Australia. The family has a special connection to the Derbarl Yerrigan (Swan River), being direct descendants to some of the last known survivors of the Swan River Settlement.
Justin’s tours and artworks are based around history, facts and creation stories that are hundreds of years old. The stories and dot paintings are passed down from generation to generation.
Djurandi Dreaming is focused on positively educating and showcasing Aboriginal culture in Western Australia while conserving culture, language and Country.