Wyanga Malu - Half Day Sydney Sightseeing Tour
Enjoy a living Dreamtime cultural trail of experiences including visiting sites of significance, rock engravings, and fauna and flora across metropolitan Sydney and the surrounding landscape to learn how Aboriginal people maintain their cultural connection. Experience first hand how to always walk on and travel through country, whether in the city or the outback, with a deep respect.
Aboriginal guides will demonstrate how this place, we now know as Sydney, continues to weave the Dreamtime Southern X text into its modern, built up environment. Discover how to experience contemporary Aboriginal society right in the heart of cosmopolitan Sydney today.
Various locations throughout metropolitan Sydney.
What to expect
Explore Sydney's Dreamtime beginnings on this mini coach half day tour. Wyanga Malu is the perfect Aboriginal Welcome to Sydney.
Start the day by experiencing an Aboriginal Welcome Ceremony in Redfern.
The first destination is Victoria Park, a significant Aboriginal site in Glebe. In 2000 the southern part of the park was the site of an Aboriginal Tent Embassy to highlight Indigenous issues during the Sydney Olympics. It's also the venue for Yabun, an annual festival held on 26 January showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture since 2002.
Next, travel across the harbour bridge to a cultural site with rock engravings in North Sydney, overlooking Sydney and the harbour from the north.
Head back over the bridge for a Sydney Harbour heritage session in The Rocks.
Finally, travel to the Domain area and experience a leisurely 45 minute walk to the Macquarie's Chair area, a cultural site with iconic views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.
Enjoy a picnic lunch with Aboriginal flavours, prepared modern style. Great photo opportunities and lunch overlooking harbour, before transfer back to Redfern.
What is included
This is a 4 hour private group tour and operates with a minimum 15 guests.
- Aboriginal guide
- Mini coach transfer to all sites, commencing and concluding in Redfern.
- Picnic style lunch with Aboriginal flavours
In front of Gadigal Radio, 27 Cope St, Redfern.
What to bring
- Walking shoes
- Water bottle
YOUR EXPERIENCE PROVIDER
Dreamtime Southern X
Dreamtime SouthernX Pty Ltd is privately owned by Aboriginal People. ASIC registered it is providing Aboriginal Dreamtime cultural services in tourism - training and education to the tourism, public and private education and corporate markets. The business in its current form has been registered since 2007. The current management has operated in the cultural tourism industry for last 21 years, and the NSW Public education services industry certified as a Teacher and Trainer since 1979.
The company's shareholders have worked tirelessly over the past 50 years supporting their own and extended family's, and as representative of their native homeland nations of Dunghutti-Jerrinjha, also advocated for and provided training, employment and economic development opportunities for Aboriginal people wherever possible and continue this commitment through their current business endeavours today.
What We Sell
Dreamtime SouthernX Pty Ltd offers a suite of tailored products and services for education and tourism markets, that are grounded in Aboriginal culture experiences of being greeted-welcomed to country, walking or travelling over ancient Aboriginal pathways tracing the ever-present DREAMTIME of Sydney - delivered via a series of outdoor learning in continuity with nature/seasons, walking or travelling by bus or with a basic welcome to country.
We operate our business in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, Sydney. It also has the added advantage of being a part of the most ancient human culture on Earth: the Aboriginal Peoples Dreamtime. This cultural advantage in the visitor market is currently vastly untapped and under-utilized.
Summary of products and services are grounded in cultural purpose and meaning of one of Sydney’s Ancient Aboriginal Rock Art - Cultural Meaning In Land Based Learning Experiences.
Aunty Margret Campbell
Born at sunset on the bend along the Macleay River and raised at Burnt Bridge in Dunghutti Country, “Muughi” (meaning Margret) was born into a family of 8 siblings, 4 brothers & 4 sisters. Margret started her career in the education industry. She spent 6 years as a qualified teacher. She taught Aboriginal Culture at the Sydney College of Advanced Education on Sydney’s University Campus and translated her cultural knowledge into school curriculums with the AECG. Margret travelled the globe with spiritual visionary Ted Thomas, visiting Spain, France and Japan to attend a Global Indigenous Scientific Gathering aligning modern medicine with the cultural knowledge of indigenous healing. In 1993 Margret began her Cultural Tourism Business, Sydney Aboriginal Dreaming which in 2012 she renamed Dreamtime Southern X.
Each of Margret’s Dreamtime Southern X products and tours are informed by her passionate desire to share her Dreamtime legacy and her understanding of our individual and collective need to walk country with res