illi-Langi The Rocks Aboriginal Dreaming Tour

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Be touched by the most ancient human culture on earth in a 90-minute leisurely walkabout with an Aboriginal guide in The Rocks Sydney, and journey into DreamTime, the culture of Aboriginal People.

illi-Langi The Rocks Aboriginal Dreaming Tour is 100 per cent Aboriginal-owned and was developed by Aboriginal Elder, Margret Campbell, a Dunghutti – Jerrinjah woman. It is led by Aboriginal guides who have her permission to share her cultural knowledge. The tour gives you the opportunity to discover how the ancient Aboriginal DreamTime is still alive within the modern Sydney landscape and how the billion-year-old harbour, marine environment, sandstone strata, waterways, flora and fauna continue to influence how Aboriginal people live today.

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Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Starts: The Rocks, Australia
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Be touched by the most ancient human culture on earth in a 90-minute leisurely walkabout with an Aboriginal guide in The Rocks Sydney, and journey into DreamTime, the culture of Aboriginal People.

illi-Langi The Rocks Aboriginal Dreaming Tour is 100 per cent Aboriginal-owned and was developed by Aboriginal Elder, Margret Campbell, a Dunghutti – Jerrinjah woman. It is led by Aboriginal guides who have her permission to share her cultural knowledge. The tour gives you the opportunity to discover how the ancient Aboriginal DreamTime is still alive within the modern Sydney landscape and how the billion-year-old harbour, marine environment, sandstone strata, waterways, flora and fauna continue to influence how Aboriginal people live today.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Cadman’s Cottage, 110 George St The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

The tour begins with an introduction, acknowledgement
to Country and an ochre activity.
We then move to Bligh Barney Reserve (right next to the Cottage), where – using seasonal native flora and fauna – the tour focuses on
natural resources and purposes/uses of plants such as lilly pilly, cabbage palm tree, casuarina, lamandra, braken fern, grevillia and Wollemi pine.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Argyle Cut, Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

Learn about the importance of Earth Mother’s ochre (a natural paint), which exists in large clay pods on the wall of the Argyle Cut.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Dawes Point Park, Hickson Road The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Located under the harbour bridge with stunning harbour views, visitors learn the Aboriginal name and importance of this significant Aboriginal site.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hickson Road Reserve, Hickson Road The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

See an example of recent rock art and learn about traditional ‘art galleries’ of the Sydney region that are thousands of years old.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales Australia

Campbells Cove offers amazing views of Sydney Harbour. Here, the tour focuses on the Aboriginal saltwater lifestyle and the spiritual importance of the Aboriginal sites, such as the harbour, Opera House/ Bennelong Point and Circular Quay/Woccamagully.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Illi-Langi – The Rocks Aboriginal Dreaming Tour takes place in The Rocks precinct.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes



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