Gubulla Munda

Landmarks and Buildings

A popular place in the Burdekin for visitors to take photos is located in Plantation Park, Ayr. The giant carpet snake is an impressive feature, and makes a fantastic backdrop. This 60 metre artwork depicts Gubulla Munda, the Aboriginal totem and the protective spirit for the Birri Gubba people. Gubulla Munda holds sacred cultural and spiritual significance to the Traditional Owners.

Also, there are several plaques and a memorial stone. These mark the remains of Birri Gubba ancestors re-interred at this sacred site. The Gudjuda Reference Group commissioned the large sculpture Gubulla Munda Dreaming, which was constructed in 2004. It was painted by aboriginal artists. The monument was created to celebrate and promote indigenous culture.

Facilities

Aboriginal Culture Art & Culture Barbeque Cafe Carpark Family Friendly International Nature & Wildlife Picnic Area Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

Rates

Free Entry

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Anzac Park, Ayr

Ayr, Burdekin

The Gudjuda Reference Group commissioned the large carpet snake sculpture Gubulla Munda Dreaming (2004), which was painted by aboriginal artists and stands on a sacred site, along with several plaques and a memorial stone, in Plantation Park, Ayr, North Queensland.

Gubulla Munda

Ayr, Burdekin

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Burdekin Theatre

Ayr, Burdekin

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The Painting of Life by Mirka Mora

Ayr, Burdekin

Burdekin Bridge with vast landscape in background

Burdekin River Bridge

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