Bawaka Experience

Cultural and Theme Tours

Bawaka Experience is a fully Aboriginal owned and operated business. Bawaka homeland is home to the Burarrwanga family who specialise in Yolŋu cultural awareness and immersion experiences for tourists and corporate groups.

On arrival to Bawaka you will take part in a traditional welcome to Country ceremony before your guide will tell you about how Yolŋu gathered bush foods, and about traditional remedies or craft materials depending on the seasons and the make up of the group.

Experience traditional spear fishing and crab hunting. Learn about Moiety – Yirratja and Dhuwa (Kinship) and how this connects us to the land and to each other, one big Earth balanced. Hear about our seven seasons and see what the environment is telling us.

Services

$300

Experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world as we welcome you into our traditional homeland in one of the most remote and beautiful parts of Australia. Learn about our ancient traditions and customs as we share our stories, beliefs, ceremonies and culture.

You will be welcomed to Bawaka homeland with a welcome ceremony by the community with traditional buŋgul (dance ceremony) and smoking ceremony.

Live a day in the life of our people, hunting and gathering food from the land, using bush medicine techniques and learning basket weaving and traditional fishing and cooking methods.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$600

Experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world as we welcome you into our traditional homeland in one of the most remote and beautiful parts of Australia. Learn about our ancient traditions and customs as we share our stories, beliefs, ceremonies and culture.

You will be welcomed to Bawaka homeland with a welcome ceremony by the community with traditional buŋgul (dance ceremony) and smoking ceremony.

You will be welcomed into our daily life. Sit with us and learn basket weaving techniques that are interwoven with powerful stories and tradition; gather medicinal plants for traditional healing methods; listen to stories and learn about the language, relationships and ceremonies.

Enjoy the privilege of attending an evening buŋgul (dance ceremony) on the beach, followed by Yolŋu storytelling around the campfire by night under millions of stars shining in the clear tropical sky.

Absorb the tranquillity of Bawaka homeland on this multi day tour and allow yourself to be immersed in a truly unique Yolŋu experience.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

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Bawaka homeland from the air

Bawaka Experience

East Arnhem

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