Rock Art Tour, Murujuga National Park
Take a guided tour with Clinton through the Murujuga National Park, which has the highest concentration of rock art in the world and rediscover the petroglyphs (rock art) created by the Yaburrara (Northern Ngarluma) people. The rock art has been dated back to before the ice age ended and is approximately over 40,000 years old and there is up to 1 million rock art images scattered across the entire Burrup Peninsula and Dampier Archipelago.
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Murujuga National Park
What to expect
Clinton Walker is a descendant of the Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi people, who are the Traditional Owners of the coastal and inland areas of the West Pilbara region. Clinton started Ngurrangga Tours to educate and immerse people in the ways of his culture and history so that they could understand more about Pilbara Aboriginal culture and country.
- Traditional Welcome to Country
- Ancient Aboriginal Rock Art (highest concentration in the world)
- Sacred Sites
- Traditional Stories
- Flying Foam Massacre Site
- Hearson Cove Beach
- Shell Middens
- Bush Medicine
What is included
This is a two-hour tour running from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.
- Light refreshments
- National Park entry
Custom tours are available from November to March, please Enquire now.
Just off Hearson Cove Road - Map coordinates: 20*38'10.99"S, 116*47'14.63
What to bring
What to bring:
- Closed in shoes
- Car seats (if required)
YOUR EXPERIENCE PROVIDER
Ngurrangga Tours allows you to experience the Pilbara through the eyes of a traditional owner. You will see some of the most beautiful landscapes and hear the stories of this region.
Ngurrangga Tours is a fully Aboriginal owned and operated tourism company delivering tours to the coastal and inland areas within the Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi traditional country.
Clinton Walker started Ngurrangga Tours to educate and immerse people in the ways of his culture and history so that they could understand more about Pilbara Aboriginal culture and country.
Clinton is a descendant of the Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi people, who are the Traditional Owners of the coastal and inland areas of the West Pilbara region encompassing areas such as the City of Karratha, Dampier Archipelago, Murujuga National Park and Millstream-Chichester National Park. Clinton has spent his entire life learning from his Elder’s and family about the traditional ways of his people including speaking Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi languages, he has also been initiated in his people’s Aboriginal Law Ceremony (Birdarra) and is an active member in his cultural responsibilities of looking after his ngurra (country).
Clinton is passionate about raising the profile of the Burrup Peninsula located in Murujuga National Park. It is one of Australia’s most significant heritage sites and an important cultural place for Aboriginal people. The Burrup Peninsula is on the National Heritage register and is home to up to a million Aboriginal rock carvings, some dating back 40,000 years. Despite this, it is relatively unknown worldwide and even in Australia.
Ngurrangga Tours mostly operates from Karratha and offers visitors a unique experience of the Pilbara through the eyes of a traditional owner.
Guests are given the opportunity to learn about bush foods and medicines, explore stunning locations, view and understand ancient rock art in the world’s largest outdoor rock art gallery, hear traditional stories and listen to traditional songs sung using the wirra (boomerang).
Language Groups: Ngarluma/Yindjibarndi
Skin Group: Burungu