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Gulaga Creation Tour - 2 day immersive experience into Aboriginal culture

The Gulaga Creation Tour is a 40 hour experience that starts on the evening of Day 1 and concludes mid-morning on Day 3. The traditional custodians of Yuin country – Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness invite you to come, walk and listen to a sacred dreaming...
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The Gulaga Creation Tour is a 40 hour experience that starts on the evening of Day 1 and concludes mid-morning on Day 3. The traditional custodians of Yuin country – Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness invite you to come, walk and listen to a sacred dreaming of creation that Gulaga holds. This tour includes two nights’ accommodation, meals as indicated and a team of guides from NNCA offering insights, knowledge and dreamtime stories for the duration of the experience.

Key experiences  

  • Participate in and witness traditional Aboriginal ceremony, dance, yidaki (didgeridoo), and yarning circles
  • Meet, talk with and learn from knowledgeable Aboriginal guides – the traditional custodians and community from the Yuin nation with generational traditional interpretation  
  • Walk and experience Gulaga Mountain from an ancient cultural way of knowing  
  • Learn about the Yuin peoples creation story and the Aboriginal Dreamtime, history and culture 
  • Be part of a life-shifting unearthing traditional Aboriginal immersive experience    

Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness (NNCA) was established in 2011 and is an Aboriginal owned and operated Cultural service provider running Aboriginal tourism experiences in the Narooma/Tilba region on the South Coast of New South Wales on Yuin Country.

Your lead guide is Dwayne ‘Naja’ Bannon-Harrison with over 17 years of experience along with 9 generations of cultural teachings passed down. Dwayne and the family team at NNCA invite all walks of life onto Yuin country to learn and immerse yourself in the world’s oldest living culture. Gulaga Mountain is the centre piece of the Yuin people and as traditional knowledge holders and teachers, NNCA guide you in this 2 night – 1 day Indigenous experience to connect you to the creation stories and enable you to walk away with a piece of the sacred dreaming of the Yuin forever.

Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness motto is ‘give it away to keep it’. By sharing our culture and generational knowledge, we want to show that traditional Aboriginal culture is well and truly alive in South Eastern Australia.

Day one:

Traditional Welcome - The experience begins with a welcoming to Yuin country, dance performance, dinner, a tour briefing and traditional yarning circle.

Day two:

Sunrise Beach Ceremony – this is the way you will start your day, out on the sand welcoming one of the Yuin elements in a traditional sacred ceremony with spectacular ocean scenery.This is followed by a continental breakfast.

Gulaga guided day tour – starting at the historic Pam’s Store in Tilba Tilba you will begin your journey onto the sacred Gulaga Mountain. This involves a 2 hour ascent of walking, taking in all the surrounds of Gulaga National Park complemented by the tour guides knowledge and protocol sharing -  this truly gives you the opportunity to look,listen and see what Gulaga has to offer and its importance to the Yuin people, from cultural knowledge handed down from generation to generation. This is the core aspect of the experience and takes most of the day. Packed lunch is included.

Arrival back atthe Island View Resort is between 4-5pm allowing free time before the evening events.

Traditional Reflection Yarning Circle – Following your full guided tour all with ceremony, knowledge and an immersive walk, you will get to unwind with a localized indigenous flavored dinner including fresh seafood & kangaroo meals. You’ll hear Yidaki (didgeridoo) then listen and share your experience in a traditional yarning circle led by the custodians to enhance your immersive cultural experience, truly a highlight of the tour.

Day three: 

Farewell Beach Ceremony -
A morning beach ceremony concludes the formal part of the tour. These are traditional seasonal ceremonies that can range from a Whale dreaming to a traditional healing ceremony. This is followed by traditional dancing. Breakfast is then served back at the Resort

Accommodation
The tour is accommodated at Island View Resort, Narooma.Prices are based on shared accommodation. Private accommodation is available at an additional cost.

Tour Departures

Tours operate from October through to May and start Friday at 7pm and finish on Sunday at 11am. Check in is recommended by 6:30pm

You can make a reservation for October by booking your tours now!

 

Important Information

  • This tour is a non alcoholic and substance free experience
  • We have a 4WD escort available for the less mobile this needs to be indicated upon booking (weather and track conditions apply)
  • We require you to use your own transport to drive 15km return to Tilba from Island View Resort in groups under 12.
  • Please advise us of any medical conditions or previous injuries upon your booking 
  • Please keep in mind you will be required to walk 10km (approx.) 4WD escorts will require around 1km of steady walking
  • Please ensure you have adequate water bottles. We will have some spare however only limited supplies.

Location

Narooma and the neighboring Tilba region is located just over 4 hours and 30 minutes drive south of Sydney, 3 hours drive east of Canberra and 8 hours drive north east of Melbourne.

 

Airport Transfers

Bus transfers are available for additional costs from Moruya (Local), Sydney and Canberra Airports.

Fares are based on location & hourly rate basis prices start at $80-$150 per person min group size of 6.

The Gulaga Creation Tour is a 40 hour experience that starts on the evening of Day 1 and concludes mid-morning on Day 3. The traditional custodians of Yuin country – Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness invite you to come, walk and listen to a sacred dreaming of creation that Gulaga holds. This tour includes two nights’ accommodation, meals as indicated and a team of guides from NNCA offering insights, knowledge and dreamtime stories for the duration of the experience.

Key experiences  

  • Participate in and witness traditional Aboriginal ceremony, dance, yidaki (didgeridoo), and yarning circles
  • Meet, talk with and learn from knowledgeable Aboriginal guides – the traditional custodians and community from the Yuin nation with generational traditional interpretation  
  • Walk and experience Gulaga Mountain from an ancient cultural way of knowing  
  • Learn about the Yuin peoples creation story and the Aboriginal Dreamtime, history and culture 
  • Be part of a life-shifting unearthing traditional Aboriginal immersive experience    

Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness (NNCA) was established in 2011 and is an Aboriginal owned and operated Cultural service provider running Aboriginal tourism experiences in the Narooma/Tilba region on the South Coast of New South Wales on Yuin Country.

Your lead guide is Dwayne ‘Naja’ Bannon-Harrison with over 17 years of experience along with 9 generations of cultural teachings passed down. Dwayne and the family team at NNCA invite all walks of life onto Yuin country to learn and immerse yourself in the world’s oldest living culture. Gulaga Mountain is the centre piece of the Yuin people and as traditional knowledge holders and teachers, NNCA guide you in this 2 night – 1 day Indigenous experience to connect you to the creation stories and enable you to walk away with a piece of the sacred dreaming of the Yuin forever.

Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness motto is ‘give it away to keep it’. By sharing our culture and generational knowledge, we want to show that traditional Aboriginal culture is well and truly alive in South Eastern Australia.

Day one:

Traditional Welcome - The experience begins with a welcoming to Yuin country, dance performance, dinner, a tour briefing and traditional yarning circle.

Day two:

Sunrise Beach Ceremony – this is the way you will start your day, out on the sand welcoming one of the Yuin elements in a traditional sacred ceremony with spectacular ocean scenery.This is followed by a continental breakfast.

Gulaga guided day tour – starting at the historic Pam’s Store in Tilba Tilba you will begin your journey onto the sacred Gulaga Mountain. This involves a 2 hour ascent of walking, taking in all the surrounds of Gulaga National Park complemented by the tour guides knowledge and protocol sharing -  this truly gives you the opportunity to look,listen and see what Gulaga has to offer and its importance to the Yuin people, from cultural knowledge handed down from generation to generation. This is the core aspect of the experience and takes most of the day. Packed lunch is included.

Arrival back atthe Island View Resort is between 4-5pm allowing free time before the evening events.

Traditional Reflection Yarning Circle – Following your full guided tour all with ceremony, knowledge and an immersive walk, you will get to unwind with a localized indigenous flavored dinner including fresh seafood & kangaroo meals. You’ll hear Yidaki (didgeridoo) then listen and share your experience in a traditional yarning circle led by the custodians to enhance your immersive cultural experience, truly a highlight of the tour.

Day three: 

Farewell Beach Ceremony -
A morning beach ceremony concludes the formal part of the tour. These are traditional seasonal ceremonies that can range from a Whale dreaming to a traditional healing ceremony. This is followed by traditional dancing. Breakfast is then served back at the Resort

Accommodation
The tour is accommodated at Island View Resort, Narooma.Prices are based on shared accommodation. Private accommodation is available at an additional cost.

Tour Departures

Tours operate from October through to May and start Friday at 7pm and finish on Sunday at 11am. Check in is recommended by 6:30pm

You can make a reservation for October by booking your tours now!

 

Important Information

  • This tour is a non alcoholic and substance free experience
  • We have a 4WD escort available for the less mobile this needs to be indicated upon booking (weather and track conditions apply)
  • We require you to use your own transport to drive 15km return to Tilba from Island View Resort in groups under 12.
  • Please advise us of any medical conditions or previous injuries upon your booking 
  • Please keep in mind you will be required to walk 10km (approx.) 4WD escorts will require around 1km of steady walking
  • Please ensure you have adequate water bottles. We will have some spare however only limited supplies.

Location

Narooma and the neighboring Tilba region is located just over 4 hours and 30 minutes drive south of Sydney, 3 hours drive east of Canberra and 8 hours drive north east of Melbourne.

 

Airport Transfers

Bus transfers are available for additional costs from Moruya (Local), Sydney and Canberra Airports.

Fares are based on location & hourly rate basis prices start at $80-$150 per person min group size of 6.