The Tailor - Australia - Aboriginal Culture

The Tailor - Australia - Aboriginal Culture

One of the top 5 experiences when visiting #Australia is encountering the Aboriginal #culture. The best way to immerse yourself in this unique culture is through a guided #tour, a #safari or staying at a local lodge. It's fascinating to learn about the history, the food, and the practices of people #indigenous to #Australia.


At The Tailor we create hand-crafted luxury Australian experiences for discerning travellers. For first time travellers to Australia, we endeavour to ensure they are able to experience what we call Australia’s BIG 5:

- Sydney
- Wildlife
- Outback
- The Great Barrier Reef
- Aboriginal culture (below)

Aboriginal Culture

Through our experience and connections, The Tailor is able to incorporate unique and authentic experiences designed to discover and explore this ancient culture and its people.

Where To Stay and What to Experience:

Venture North Safari, Coburg Peninsula, Northern Territory

Venture North specialises in taking guests ‘off the beaten track’ and into some of the more remote and pristine parts on the Northern Territory. Guests are escorted by expert guides on journeys through the Top End that are educational, enlightening and most of all good fun!

The company offers a very high standard of service and truly unique experiences encouraging visitors to really experience the ‘country’ and go beyond just looking by smelling, listening, touching and even tasting things along the way.

from  $2,144

5 Day Venture NorthTour

Culture
 Kakadu National Park, Jabiru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Davidson's Arnhemland Safaris

Holding a number of special permits Venture North enjoys unparalleled access into many restricted regions of the NT including parts of Arnhem Land, the Cobourg Peninsula and even Kakadu National Park. It is on the picturesque Cobourg Peninsula in northern Arnhem Land where they operate their unique safari-style Cobourg Coastal Camp.

SEIT Outback Australia, Red Centre, Northern Territory

SEIT Outback Australia offers tours that are exciting, adventuresome and exclusive. Based in the heart of Australia’s Red Centre, it offers the very best that central Australia has to offer.

The guides work in joint partnership with a variety of private tour operators, national parks, private landowners and Aboriginal operators. 

The guides work in joint partnership with a variety of private tour operators, national parks, private landowners and Aboriginal operators

It takes you to classic Outback locations including Uluru (Ayres Rock), Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), Mt Conner, Kings Canyon, East and West MacDonnell Ranges.

from  $114

SEIT Outback Australia Tour

Culture
 Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kings Canyon Rim Walk

Wet n Wild Water Park

Pick a tour that focuses on traditional culture and iconic landmarks; focus solely on the spirit of the traditional owners; get adventurous and dare to wander off the beaten track…

Traditional culture
Traditional culture

Davidson’s Arnhemland Safaris, Arnhemland, Northern Territory

Davidson's Arnhemland Safaris at Mt Borradaile is a registered aboriginal sacred site in a remote 700 sq-km, exclusively leased area nestled against the Arnhemland escarpment.

During your stay at the property you are able to visit rock shelters with stunning rock art that spans thousands of years that give you insights into the aboriginal way of life from this region.

from  $538

Davidson's Arnhemland Safaris

Culture
 Mount Borradaile, West Arnhem NT 0822, Australia
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3 Day Buffalo Dreaming Top End Tour

visit rock shelters with stunning rock art that spans thousands of years that give you insights into the aboriginal way of life
Rock art
Rock art

Learn about the variety of techniques used in the rock paintings as the styles changed over the thousands of years of occupation and storytelling. Discover galleries of aboriginal rock art that show stories from more recent times of aboriginal contact with other cultures. As well as a host of other experiences to keep you enthralled during your stay.

Cicada Lodge, Katherine Gorge, Northern Territory

Cicada Lodge is an Indigenous owned property located on the bank of the picturesque Katherine River inside the Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park.

Nitmiluk features distinct sandstone country, lush gullies of foliage inhabit giant cracks in the gorge walls, and broad valleys meander through both the high and the low country. This diverse and spectacular landscape is also a cultural landscape, where the Jawoyn People (Traditional Indigenous Australian Landowners of Nitmiluk) continue to live and work while sharing their culture with visitors to their Country. 

Cicada Lodge
Cicada Lodge

When guests choose to stay at Cicada Lodge, they will be drawn into The Dreaming world of the Jawoyn People whilst still experiencing the highest levels of service and comfort.

drawn into The Dreaming world of the Jawoyn People whilst still experiencing the highest levels of service and comfort
from  $277

Hotel Cicada Lodge

 Nitmiluk National Park, Gorge Road, Katherine, Australia
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Guurbi Tours, Cooktown, Queensland

Willie Gordon, Nugal-warra Elder and Guugu Yimithirr speaker, is passionate about his Aboriginal culture and spirituality. Much of his knowledge was handed down by his father, as a small boy Willie would accompany him on hunting trips, learning about the land, its bush tucker, bush medicines and stories.

Willie takes you through a dramatic landscape to six rock art sites, including the Rainbow Serpent Cave and an ancestral Birth Site where his father and grandfather were born. Here he explains the significance of the paintings and the stories behind the art, giving his guests a unique insight into Aboriginal philosophy and spirituality.

 a unique insight into Aboriginal philosophy and spirituality
from  $502

Guurrbi Tours

Culture
 Cooktown QLD 4895, Australia
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Walkabout Adventures Cultural Experience

And as you walk the ancient tracks used by the Nugal people for centuries, Willie shares some of his vast knowledge of the land you're in: its bush tucker and medicines, creatures which forecast the weather, flowers which give messages, leaves which make soap, how to interpret snake tracks or give a little lizard a drink....No two tours are ever the same, but whatever happens you'll be enchanted and enthralled.

Walkabout Adventures, Daintree, Queensland

Spend a day with Juan Walker, a local Aboriginal tour guide, visiting a number of culturally significant areas and learning about the amazing relationships the Kuku Yalanji still have with their land. 

Learn the history, culture and traditions of the local Aboriginal people and the area.

Walk through the rainforest and coastal habitats learning about the environment, different foods and medicines utilized from nature, sample some bush tucker, collect shellfish and try traditional Aboriginal hunting practices, have a go at spear throwing and if you are lucky, catch a mud crab.

try traditional Aboriginal hunting practices
from  $149

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Culture
 Daintree, Queensland, Australia
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To complete the adventure cool off in a pristine freshwater stream before returning to your accommodation in the afternoon.

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