Gaagal Wanggaan (South Beach) National Park EcoTour

From AUD $150.00
  • Duration: 210 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Macksville, New South Wales
  • Product code: GWNPT1

Unkya Cultural Eco Tours are Aboriginal Owned and Operated by the Unkya Local Aboriginal Lands Council (LALC). The Unkya LALC Cultural Eco Tourism project is a Social Enterprise.

Our Gaagal Wanggaan (Beach South) Tour offers a 3.5 hr scenic bush
& beach walk through Gaagal Wanggaan (South Beach) National Park which is Aboriginal Owned.

Tours run on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9am - 12.30pm.

Embrace the serene, idyllic Wawaa (bush)& Gaagal
(ocean) surroundings. Listen, learn & discover the rich culture and heritage of the Gumbaynggirr people from your local Aboriginal Guide.


Learn about the delicate eco systems within our National Park, our
methods and way of life which connect us as one to the wajaarr (earth),
biindarray (rivers) & gaagal (ocean). Hear about our natural
landscapes, the importance of preserving jagun (country) &
protecting our endangered & critically endangered species within the
park traditionally.


Be connected as one to the wajaarr (earth), biindarray (rivers) and gaagal (ocean). The natural environment is our cultural landscape, our view is holistic this is our food source, our medicine, our ceremony, our way of life. Listen to our local Aboriginal guides as they share the knowledge of the Gumbaynggirr people.


  • Welcome to country & Acknowledgments
  • Smoking & cleansing ceremonies
  • Story telling of our creation
  • Bush tucker demonstrations
  • Morning Tea
  • Food sources & medicinal plants
  • Totems
  • Information on Threatened & Critically endangered species
  • Engage in the Gumbaynggirr language
  • View the eco system through a holistic cultural perspective
  • Authentic Indigenous experience

This tour runs on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9am to 12.30pm with a minimum of 5 people to a maximum group of 60 people. *NOTE: We require a minimumof 5 adults to confirm a tour. If you have less than this number please contact us directly to confirm availability and private group pricing.


Booking deadline is two days prior to the day of the tour at 5pm.


Inclusions:

  • Gumbaynggirr Bush Tucker Morning Tea

Extra information:

Gaagal Wanggaan NP Tour ( Gaagal Wanggaan National Park GWNP) is a Bush and Beach Trek

Meeting Place: Tour Guides will meet particpants at Scotts Head Reserve - Opposite the Ocean Street Diner at 6 Short St, Scotts Head and escort them to  Gaagal Wanggaan NP

Children:

GWNP Tour is not suitable for children under 10 years.

Fitness: 
Must be Moderate Fitness as GWNP is a 3.5 Hour Trek.

What to bring:

Hat, Sunscreen, Comfortable Walking Shoes, Towel, Weather-appropriate clothing


*Private, individual and group tours available on request. We can tailor an itinerary for your group - please contact us directly.