Aboriginal Cultural Tours Wilpena Pound Resort provides visitors a view of the Flinders Ranges with one-of-a-kind and unforgettable Aboriginal experiences while staying at the resort.
The Yura Udnyu walking tour (with “yura” denoting the Adnyamathanha people and “udnyu” denoting white) to Old Wilpena Station and the Ikara monument, which takes in the intertwined histories of both cultures, is an excellent introduction to both in Aboriginal Cultural Tours Wilpena Pound Resort. Discover the rich history and mystique of ancient and contemporary Aboriginal culture, as well as the diversity of the land, native animals, and indigenous bush-tucker.
Explore the gorges around Aboriginal Cultural Tours Wilpena Pound Resort on this half-day 4WD tour, which reveal an ancient and fascinating history of the Flinders Ranges, which is visible in the fossil layers, on this half-day 4WD tour. Taking in the rugged beauty of Brachina and Bunyeroo Gorges is an unforgettable experience. In this lesson, you will learn about Adnyamathanha Dreaming, which is still prevalent in traditional Yarta culture (land).
An Yura traditional owner greets guests at Wilpena Pound Resort and the Flinders Ranges each evening, speaking in Yura Ngawarla, the language of Adnyamathanha people, and telling stories about the creation of Ikara.
In every aspect of their lives, 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 and culture, as well as this unforgettably beautiful landscape.
Other Aboriginal Cultural Tours are available. Wilpena Pound Resort is located nearby.
Adnyamathanha Yarta is an Adnyamathanha Yarta.
Everyone is welcome to participate in this free nightly activity!
On each evening, please join us at the flagpole in front of the resort reception as we welcome you to the area in Yura Ngawarla, which is the indigenous language of the Adnyamathanha people. When you arrive at Wilpena Pound Resort and the Flinders Ranges, a Yura staff member will greet you with traditional songs, stories, and information about the area. The welcome changes nightly, depending on who is in charge of giving the greeting.
Yura Udnyu – Our Culture Is Your Culture, and You Are Our Culture
An informative stroll through Old Wilpena Station, one of South Australia’s oldest and best preserved pastoral settlements, will be led by an Aboriginal guide. Walk along Wilpena Creek, passing magnificent river red gums and taking in the breathtaking views of Wilpena Pound in the distance. Learn about the landscape and bio-diversity from the Adnyamathanha people, who have lived there for thousands of years.
Cultural Walk through the Sacred Canyon of Yura Mulka
Walk into Sacred Canyon in the Ikara-Finders Ranges National Park with an Adnyamathanha Aboriginal guide and learn about the history of the area. Learn about the cultural significance of the site and the ancient rock engravings from the Adnyamathanha people, who have lived there for thousands of years. Only appropriate Adnyamathanha community members are permitted to share Adnyamathanha stories, and Sacred Canyon can only be reached via an Adnyamathanha-led tour of the area.