Wardan Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Location: 55 Injidup Springs Road, YALLINGUP WA 6282 AUSTRALIA
Open OCTOBER 16th - MARCH 15th 10am - 4pm (7 days) / / MARCH 16th - JUNE 15th & AUGUST 16th - OCTOBER 15th 10am - 4pm (CLOSED Tuesday & Saturday) / / (JUNE 16th - AUGUST 16th CLOSED) // Group Bookings only AUGUST 1st - 15th
Point of difference
Experience traditional Aboriginal culture. Guided tours, gallery, giftshop and demonstrations.
The Bush Story Trail
A one kilometre walk trail has been enhanced with bush tucker and medicine plants and traditional structures (mia-mia).
Tool Making Workshop and Spear Throwing
Society and Culture, Law and Decision Making and History. Subjects: Hunters and Gatherers; tools for cooking, hunting, collecting water and carrying food, the making of tools, use of natural resources, stone axes and spears.
Throwing of spears and boomerangs in a controlled environment. This is optional; depending upon students age and deportment.
Art, Music and Dance
Law and Decision-making; History; Society and Culture. Art, face painting and interactive stories, dance and music. Dreaming through song, dance, music and ceremonial body painting. Use of ochre and natural resources for painting and blow painting. Didgeridoo and clapping stick demonstrations and participation. Children are encouraged to join in traditional dance.
The property also features:
•Modern toilet facilities
•Bush Bake BBQ area
•Carpark that can cater for bus/coach/caravans
Six kilometres south of Yallingup and 1.5 kilometres west of Caves Road.
The Centre is approximately 30 minutes travel time from Busselton and 25 minutes from Margaret River.