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Aboriginal Cultural Tours Wilpena Pound Resort

Overview

Adnyamathanha guides at Wilpena Pound Resort deliver unique and memorable Aboriginal experiences to visitors to the Flinders Ranges, South Australia.

The Yura Udnyu walking tour (“yura” being the name for Adnyamathanha people and “udnyu” meaning white) to Old Wilpena Station and the Ikara monument, covers the intertwining histories of both cultures. Learn about the diversity of the land, native animals, native bush-tucker, and uncover the rich history and mystique of ancient and contemporary Aboriginal culture.

On the half day 4WD tour, explore the gorges around Wilpena Pound which provide an ancient and fascinating history of the Flinders Ranges, and are visible in the fossil layers. Marveling at the rugged beauty of Brachina and Bunyeroo Gorges. Learn about Adnyamathanha Dreaming, which is still very strong in traditional Yarta (land).

Each night, a Yura traditional owner welcomes visitors to Wilpena Pound Resort and the Flinders Ranges, speaking in Yura Ngawarla, the language of the Adnyamathanha people, and telling stories of the creation of Ikara.

From the ancient and rugged beauty of the Ikara-Flinders Ranges to the brilliant sunsets over the vast landcape, the Adnyamathanha people will connect you to over 100 million years of tradition, culture and this unforgettable land.

Features

  • Entity Facility

    Carpark

  • Accreditation

    Ecotourism Certified (EA)
    Respecting Our Culture Indigenous Accreditation Program
    Tour Guiding Association

  • Activities

    Walk

  • Membership

    Australian Tourism Export Council
    Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
    The Ecotourism Association of Australia
    Visitor Information Centre

  • Internet Access Point

    Broadband Internet Access
    Free Wifi

  • Tourism Organisation

    Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation