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14 Oct

Exploring Australian Ancestry on Unique Aboriginal Tours byHertz AU

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Do you want to go beyond the atypical image of indigenous tourism in Australia to a more authentic journey that includes intimate insights into the country’s culture? Here are some interesting tours you must consider to experience the true aboriginal history of Australia – 

A Beach Vacation with a Twist at Cape Leveque

You can drive down to Cape Leveque, which is not only a popular diving spot but a great destination for interested tourists to learn traditional fishing from the local aboriginal communities of Djarindjin and One Arm Point. Stay in safari tents or waterfront cabins that offer dreamy views of the beach while also offering unique levels of cultural authenticity. Choose from mud-crabbing, spear fishing or bush tucker tours for gaining insights into the traditional coastal way of life here. 

Visiting One of the Oldest Places of Human Occupation

Mungo National Park is regarded as one of the oldest places of human occupation on earth, going back to 40,000 years. During your time here, you will be able to explore the dry Lake Mungo and also visit some ancient campsites. Make it a point to head to the 30-km crescent lunette of sand dunes that are incidentally called the Wall of China. The most charming of all experiences includes story telling sessions from traditional people and other descendants from this part of the country. 

The Ancestral Lands within the Flinders Ranges

Hertz car hire in Australia offers plentiful driving options to you, with which you can take off on a memorable four-day trip to the Flinders Ranges. Explore the grandeur of this region by visiting the Wilpena Pound and Ithala Awi Gorge. During your trip, spend a night at the Nepabunna village, home to the Adnyamathanha Aboriginal community.

 

You may also like to plan a trip to North Queensland between Cooktown and Hope Vale where you can spend a few days learning the local culture and spiritual belief system of the locals. Here, you can also learn bush tucker and about indigenous medicines.

 

Another must-visit location on your exploratory journey across the country should be to the Kimberly Outback in Western Australia, where you can spend a few days on a working cattle farm owned by the Balanggarra people.

 

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