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AUGUST ADVENTURES: HIGH ROPES AND ZIPLINES

15 August 2019 | 0 Comments

Are you looking to overcome a fear of heights, seeking a high-flying adventure experience, or maybe just a fun day out for the family this winter?

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A MIX OF CULTURES

24 July 2019 | 0 Comments

Operating in the tourist hot spot of Hervey Bay, you’ll find Boat Club Adventure Cruises offering sunset cruises, day cruises, whale watching and sharing stories of pre-settlement times. Often drawing a diverse and culturally rich crowd from all corners of the globe, it is important for the team at Boat Club Adventure to not only highlight the significance of living ecosystems in the area but also the cultural history.

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A NIGHT WALK UNLIKE ANY OTHER

22 July 2019 | 0 Comments

Around the world, night vision goggles are used by the military and law enforcement agencies. In Byron Bay’s hinterland, they’re used by tourists.

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WELCOME TO OUR HOME

15 July 2019 | 0 Comments

Just Cruisin 4WD Tours understands that you haven’t experienced Australia if you haven’t seen it through Indigenous eyes. Ranging from 5-day to 13-day tours, guests are given the opportunity to see Australia in the most authentic, raw way possible on Just Cruisin’s Aboriginal Cultural Tours.

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INPUT AND RECOGNITION EVERY STEP OF THE WAY

9 July 2019 | 0 Comments

Respecting Our Culture certified, cultivated by a passionate team and managed by the Indigenous community, the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience at Rainforestation Nature Park provides a platform for Indigenous culture to come alive.

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INDIGENOUS CULTURE AT THE FOREFRONT

3 July 2019 | 0 Comments

Operating in the prehistoric surroundings of the Daintree, Cairns Adventure Group believe it is imperative to keep Indigenous culture at the forefront of their guests’ entire experience, beginning with proper Australian welcome. Traditional Owners, the Kuku Yalanji people, offer daily welcome to country and smoke ceremonies for all new visitors, showcasing traditional Australia on a worldwide scale. This gives guests insight into the Kuku Yalanji’s special relationship with this iconic location as well as supporting the Mossman Gorge center's Indigenous training program. 

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AN IMMERSIVE ISLAND EXPERIENCE

28 June 2019 | 0 Comments

Yura! David Thelander of Straddie Kingfisher Tours tells us this is one of his favourite Indigenous words. It means welcome, and it originates from the local community of Minjerribah (Stradbroke Island).  Welcome is exactly how Dave (commonly known as Barefoot Dave by the locals) aims for all of his guests to feel when they step foot onto the beautiful, culturally rich and nature abundant island of Minjerribah. Straddie Kingfisher Tours is an Indigenous-owned company that has set out to not only showcase the copious amounts of wildlife residing on the island but also to provide a uniquely authentic Indigenous immersive experience. 

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WELCOME TO THE INNAMINCKA HOTEL

26 June 2019 | 0 Comments

Resting on the border of South Australia and Queensland, you will find a surprising outback oasis.

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AN HONOURABLE MISSION

25 June 2019 | 0 Comments

Passion is contagious and the team at Wajaana Yaam Gumbaynggirr Adventure Tours’ passion is second to none. This team oozes positivity, a love for what they do, but most of all a deep pride in their roots. Wajaana Yaam is 100% Aboriginal owned and operated. This not only provides direct employment for local community members but also creates an authentic experience for the guests who participate in their stand-up paddle board tours and walks.

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THE USE OF SILENCE TO HELP PRESERVE A CULTURE

19 June 2019 | 0 Comments

When we think about learning a language, it would go a little something like; memorising, playing with the words and phrases in your mouth and then attempting to reproduce the sounds and noises in a similar fashion. The crew at 1770 LARC! Tours, however, have a different approach when it comes to educating their guests about the local Indigenous culture and languages. The team believe an important way for guests to grasp the area’s heritage and cultural significance lies in silence.

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