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Aboriginal people of Australia have a rich, living culture stretching back at least 50,000 years. Get a snapshot of the diverse experiences on offer when you immerse yourself in Aboriginal Australia.

Discover places steeped in Aboriginal history in the Northern Territory. Visit Australia's Red Centre and walk around the base of Uluṟu with an Aṉangu guide. Browse Aboriginal art in Alice Springs, where the Arrernte people have lived for 20,000 years. Learn about Dreamtime myths in the intricate rock art galleries of World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park.

Find the journeys which bring you closer to the world's oldest culture. Drive the Red Centre Way to sacred sites such as Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa and Kings Canyon. Follow the South Australian Loop through the Flinders Ranges, where you can hear Adnyamathanha creation stories over the campfire. Drive the Savannah Way to Aboriginal rock art sites across Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

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Immerse yourself in Australia's Aboriginal experiences, places and journeys.

The Kimberley

The Kimberley

Be enthralled by the rugged gorges, epic waterways and incandescent ocean of the Kimberley, in Australia's north-west corner. Enjoy a sunset camel ride in Broome, then 4WD the Gibb River Road to Kununurra, home to the Ord Valley Muster and near the beehive-striped Bungle Bungles of Purnululu National Park. Broome is also gateway to the remote, beautiful Dampier Peninsula.

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Katherine

Katherine

The Northern Territory's Katherine region stretches from Dunmarra in the south to the Daly River region in the north. In total it covers an incredible 480,000 sq kilometres. From east to west it touches both the Queensland and West Australian borders. Katherine and its surrounds are the place to go for true outback adventure and indigenous experiences.

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Tiwi Islands

Tiwi Islands

Known as 'the islands of smiles', the Tiwi Islands, are located 100 kilometres north of Darwin, where the Arafura Sea joins the Timor Sea.

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Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park

Immerse yourself in World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, a natural and cultural wonder around three hours from Darwin. Discover detailed Aboriginal art galleries, hike to the top of rugged escarpments and cruise the wetlands past waterlilies, waterfalls, crocodiles and migratory birds. Drive the Nature's Way route from Darwin, or add Katherine and Arnhem Land for a longer Top End adventure.

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Guide to the Red Centre

Guide to the Red Centre

Experience Aboriginal culture, desert adventures and the changing colours of Uluru in Australia's Red Centre.

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Top Aboriginal Experiences

Explore the many enriching and immersive Aboriginal experiences that you can have only in Australia. 

Best of Aboriginal Experiences

Best of Aboriginal Experiences

Explore the many enriching and immersive Aboriginal experiences that you can have only in Australia. Whether you are in a city, travelling the outback, enjoying a coastal holiday you will find ways in which you can connect with the world’s oldest living culture.

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Experience Aboriginal Australia

Experience Aboriginal Australia

Connect to the world's oldest living culture the same way Aboriginal Australians have passed it down for at least 50,000 years - through art, dance, myths, music and the land itself. See Aboriginal art and contemporary dance in the cities. Or head to the outback and listen to Dreamtime myths of creation by the campfire. Bushwalk and snorkel, share bush-tucker or learn to craft spears and catch fish in the traditional way. Let Aboriginal Australians help you understand this ancient land and its spirituality and wonder.

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The Ancient Art of Kakadu

The Ancient Art of Kakadu

In amongst the wetlands, wildlife and rugged gorges, World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park holds one of the highest concentrated areas of rock art in the world. As many as 5,000 Aboriginal sites have been found here, including rock art, shelters, stone tools, grindstones and ceremonial ochre. This detailed, dramatic record of life in Kakadu stretches back more than 50,000 years - from the first evidence of human occupation to the arrival of Europeans.

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Red Centre Experiences and Attractions

Red Centre Experiences and Attractions

Get a taste of the experiences you can have when you explore Australia's Red Centre.

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Aboriginal Art in Canberra

Aboriginal Art in Canberra

Immerse yourself in a rich array of Aboriginal art in the National Gallery of Australia. A total of 13 galleries now showcase more than 7,500 works, from dot and bark paintings to watercolours, textiles, prints, ceramics and sculptures. Meander through different rooms, learning about the landscapes, Dreaming legends and historic events entwined with each art tradition. This important collection is a living, evolving expression of the world's oldest living culture.

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Top ways to experience Uluru

Top ways to experience Uluru

From camel riding to skydiving, these are the top ways to experience this iconic Australian destination.

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48 hours exploring Uluru

48 hours exploring Uluru

There’s a reason that Vogue Australia chose to feature one of Australia's famous stars, Nicole Kidman alongside Uluru in their 2015 September issue. Located in the heart of the Red Centre, this iconic landmark is steeped in history and one of Australia’s most recognisable natural icons. Spend a couple of days exploring this area for yourself and you’ll understand there is more to Uluru than meets the eye.

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