Whadjuk Biddi Kings Park

1.5 Hours
Boorloo (Perth), Western Australia
Urban Walk
Year Round
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Experience Boorloo (Perth) through our eyes.

Join Olman, a proud Wilman, Balardong, Bindjareb, Wadjuk Noongar man as he takes you on a 90 minutes journey through Kaarta Koomba (Kings Park). Learn about the native plants and their traditional uses, the native wildlife and the Noongar six seasons in this leisurely paced walking tour through some of the spectacular bushlands and gardens with a Traditional Custodian.

 Walk among the treetops and enjoy spectacular views of the city skyline as you walk across the arched bridge suspended among the trees, offering amazing views to the Swan River. Then take a seat as Olman introduces you to some traditional musical entertainment with song and didgeridoo. 

Location

Kings Park and Botanic Garden, Frazer Ave, Perth WA 6005

What to expect

Your guide will meet you at the Giant Boab 'Gija Jumulu' tree in Kings Park. Olman will welcome you to his country and share the story of the Boab Tree that journeyed over 3,200 kilometres, from Warmun in WA's Kimberley region, to Kings Park in Perth.

From here Olman will guide you through the different gardens, detailing the history, hunting, cultural traditions and seasonality of the Noongar six seasons. Walk along the spectacular tree top walk taking in the vast views of Perth City, Swan River and beyond.

Next stop is a man-made amphitheatre named Beedawong where you get to take a seat and enjoy the majestic sounds as Olman plays some musical instruments including the Didgeridoo. You will also have the privilege to see some traditional artefacts and learn of their uses in ancient and modern day living.

The tour then winds its way back through a blissful walk whilst hearing more information sharing.

What is included

This is a 90 minute easy slow paced walk.

Please note, this tour operates with a minimum of 8 guests

Tour includes:

  • Aboriginal Guide and Welcome in language
  • Ancient knowledge passed down from generation to generation.
  • Didgeridoo and musical instruments performance
  • Artefacts display and demonstration

Meeting point

The Giant Boab, Kings Park and Botanic Garden Your guide will meet you at the Giant Boab, near Forrest Carpark. Please arrive 10 mins prior to departure time.

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Walking shoes
  • Water bottle