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Sacred Canyon - Yura Mulka - Cultural Walk


Wilpena Pound Resort

Join an experienced Yura guide for a fascinating Aboriginal cultural experience in the heart of the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. This is an entertaining and informative walk to Sacred Canyon, a significant site to the Adnyamathanha people, home to an abundance of ancient rock engravings in the smooth sandstone walls.

Walk along a dry river bed to an Aboriginal engraving site where your Yura guide will explain how these engravings were made and what they signify. Learn about the engravings, landscape and culture as interpreted by a Traditional Owner.


Insights into your experience

Join an Adnyamathanha Aboriginal guide for an informative walk into Sacred Canyon in the Ikara-Finders Ranges National Park. Learn about cultural significance of the site and the ancient rock engravings from the perspective of the Adnyamathanha people. Only appropriate Adnyamathanha community members can share Adnyamathanha stories, and Sacred Canyon is only accessible on an Adnyamathanha guided tour.


  • Fascinating and informative Aboriginal cultural walk to Sacred Canyon
  • Learn about the engravings, landscape and culture from a traditional owner
  • Absorb your ancient surroundings as you follow the trail

Delve deep into the local Aboriginal culture during this captivating and informative walk to Sacred Canyon in the Flinders Ranges. Led by a Yura guide, you will follow a dry river bed lined by red gums to an ancient engraving site to learn about the etching's origins and significance. The trail is a moderately easy walk and follows the gum-lined creek.


Aboriginal guide

You should bring

Walking shoes
Water bottle

Things to know

This experience is two hours in duration. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and sun protection.

Tour includes:

  • Two hour Aboriginal guided walk
  • Knowledgeable Yura guide
  • Bottled water

Meeting point

Wilpena Pound Visitor Information Centre - 1 Wilpena Road, Hawker, South Australia.


Wilpena Pound Resort is located at Wilpena Rd, via Hawker SA 5434

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