DHAWURA TOURS

Tours will recommence from 1 September 2020

Unless otherwise indicated, all on ground tours operate with a minimum of 8 people

Prices listed below are for the general public

Short Tours (2 hours)

Mount Majura

At 888 metres, Mount Majura is the highest peak in suburban Canberra. It provides habitat for a wide range of wildlife, including a number of threatened species, as well as various opportunities for recreation.

Highlights: Bush foods, scar tree, artefacts and their traditional uses and scenic views across Mount Majura valley.

Mount Taylor

At 856 metres, Mount Taylor is a prominent hill in Southern Canberra. It provides habitat for a wide range of flora and fauna, including a number of endangered species.

Highlights: Aboriginal interpretation of the landscape, bush foods, artefacts/stone tools and their traditional uses, scenic views across Tuggeranong and Woden valleys.

Black Mountain

Following the tracks and service trails of Black Mountain, an Aboriginal guide will interpret the mountain's changing landscape since ancient times.

Highlights: Aboriginal interpretation of the landscape, bush foods, artefacts/stone tools and their traditional uses, panoramic views of Canberra.

Short tour prices

Adult $45, child 6-16yrs $35 (child <6yrs free), concession $35

Family 2A+2C or 1A+3C $140

Half day Tours (3.5 hours)

This tour is recommended for families with older children (12+ yrs). Involves getting in and out of vehicle at the various locations

Various sites in Canberra: Red Hill, Theodore & Lanyon

A driving tour where you will experience examples of Aboriginal occupation in the Canberra region. 

Highlights: interpretation at the various sites: bush foods (Red Hill), grinding grooves (Theodore) and shield and canoe trees (Lanyon).

Half day tour prices

Adult $85, child 12-16yrs $75, concession $75

Family 2A+2C or 1A+3C $290

Includes transport (troop carrier) & morning tea

Maximum 8ppl. Tour operates with a minimum of 4ppl

Full day Tours (6.5 hours) Seasonal: Sep-March

4WD tours recommended for the adventurer or families with older children (12+yrs)

Flea Creek

Surrounded by the Brindabella Mountains, Flea Creek campground is an idyllic creekside campsite in the valley near the Goodradigbee River, great for fishing and bird/wildlife spotting.

Highlights: Aboriginal interpretation of the land scape, artefacts and their traditional uses, wildlife, picturesque scenery and the opportunity for a refreshing swim.

Namadgi National Park

Tours to Namadgi are currently postponed due to recent bush fires.

Scottsdale Reserve, Bredbo

Just 45 mins south of Canberra, Scottsdale is a 1,328 ha property owned and managed by Bush Heritage Australia and is home to many rare (and threatened) species of birds, animals, fish and reptiles.

Highlights: Aboriginal interpretation of the landscape including the Murrumbidgee River, artefacts, wildlife and picturesque scenery.

Full day tour prices

Adult $180, child 12-16yrs $160, concession $160

Family 2A+2C or 1A+3C $650

Includes transport (troop carrier), morning tea & lunch

Maximum 6ppl. Tour operates with a minimum of 4ppl

Gift vouchers available

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