Half Day Aboriginal Rock Art Experience
- Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
- Product code: BWRAE
DEPARTS COOKTOWN (APRIL - NOVEMBER)
Explore rarely seen Aboriginal rock art galleries with Balngarrawarra traditional owners at Normanby Station. Discover hidden cultural sites amongst the sandstone ridges and tropical savannah woodlands.Learn about traditional bush tucker and medicine.
▪ Interpretive rock art walk.
▪ Guided by Balngarrawarra traditional owners.
▪ Exclusive access to cultural sites.
▪ Small group (maximum 14)
▪ Morning tea.
▪ Return accommodation transfers (Ex Cooktown)
“This is my homeland.Our stories and people belong here.”
Vincent Harrigan - Balngarrawarra Traditional Owner.
Normanby Station, located an hours drive from Cooktown is the homelands for the Balngarrawarra people. This area has a rich Aboriginal cultural landscape due to the abundance of food, water and rock shelters. Join Indigenous traditional owners as they reconnect with their land and their ancestors on an exclusive rock art walk.
Hidden amongst sandstone country and tropical woodlands are rock shelters containing exquisite rock art rarely been seen by outsiders. Discover traditional food and medicine and learn about the colourful history of Normanby Station.Enjoy morning tea and gain an understanding of how the Balngarrawarra continue to keep connected with their homelands.