Indigenous Cultural Experiences Queensland
Journey through the steps of Australia’s ancient Indigenous peoples and discover another side to our nation’s history. Queensland is home to many experiences that allow you to get up close and personal with Indigenous heritage.
CURRUMBIN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY (Currumbin)
Immerse yourself in an experience like no other at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary where native wildlife and Aboriginal culture come together. Watch local Aboriginal dancers performance traditional dance moves, while you tap your feet along to the sounds of didgeridoos, before cuddling a cute koala. Performances are held every day at 3:30pm. The theme park is one of a kind so plan your visit today!
DISCOVER MIRRABOOKA (Kangaroo Point)
Get in touch with the culture of the Yuggera tribe and discover Mirrabooka. Performing a range of traditional song and dances, you’ll be able to dance to didgeridoo sounds along Brisbane River. Dancing to a range of historical sounds and busting out a range of traditional moves on the stage, this is one show you don’t want to miss out on. Booking is essential so don’t forget to secure your spot at their next performance!
JELLURGAL ABORIGINAL CULTURAL CENTRE (Burleigh Heads)
Watch works of art in the making, book a spot on an Aboriginal tour and look through Aboriginal artefacts at Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Entry to the centre is free so there is no need to miss out! The café serves a range of delicious bush tucker meals that are sure to keep the munchies at bay. Learn more about the history of the Yugambeh people and immerse yourself in their culture at the centre today.
YUGAMBEH MUSEUM (Beenleigh)
Keeping Aboriginal and Indigenous languages alive is Yugambeh Museum. The museum does a lot more than just house artefacts from the local Aboriginal tribes. Dedicated to the ongoing story of the ancient peoples, the museum provides a great history lesson on the Indigenous of Queensland. You’ll learn more about the local customs, traditions and culture and you may even learn a new Aboriginal language!
THE ABORIGINAL ART TRAIL (Boondall)
Take a wander through Boondall Wetlands and discover an old story of Queensland’s Indigenous. Local Aboriginal tribes have their story told by 18 sculptures, lining the trail. Ride your bike or pull on your hiking boots and walk the track as you piece together the history of a population who wandered the land thousands of years ago.
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