Site Requires Javascript - turn on javascript!

Aboriginal Australia

Add

The Aboriginal people of Australia have a rich, living culture stretching back at least 50,000 years. Throughout Australia you'll find opportunities to explore and immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture. The Northern Territory is steeped in Aboriginal history: visit Australia's Red Centre and walk around the base of Uluru with an Aṉangu guide, browse Aboriginal art in Alice Springs, and learn of Dreamtime stories in the rock art galleries of World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Follow one of our recommended driving routes that will bring you closer to Aboriginal culture, including the Red Centre Way to sacred sites such as Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon, or the Savannah Way to Aboriginal rock art sites in Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia. You can plan your trip around festivals that celebrate Aboriginal arts and culture.

Our country is waiting for you

Learn about the diverse and enriching Aboriginal tourism experiences that await you on your next Australian holiday.

Discover destinations rich in
Aboriginal history

Guide to the Kimberley

Guide to the Kimberley

An ancient landscape covering hundreds of thousands of square kilometres, the Kimberley is one of the world's most precious wilderness regions.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
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.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
Guide to Tiwi Islands

Guide to Tiwi Islands

With a thriving indigenous arts culture, secluded fishing lodges and a passion for football, the Tiwi Islands promise a holiday like no other.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
Guide to Kakadu National Park

Guide to Kakadu National Park

Experience the magic of World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, a one hour 40 minute drive east of Darwin.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
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.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite

Top Aboriginal Experiences

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.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
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.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
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.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
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.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
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.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite

UPCOMING FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

Barunga Festival
June9 - 11

Barunga Festival

Katherine's cultural history and Aboriginal communities are on celelbration with three days of performances, workshops and more.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
Australian Outback Marathon
July29

Australian Outback Marathon

Take on the challenge or cheer on the competitors at the annual Australian Outback Marathon.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
Garma Festival
August4 - 7

Garma Festival

Young people come together to raise awareness, share knowledge and bring about positive change in a range of forums and discussions.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
Tiwi Islands Annual Football Art Sale
March

Tiwi Islands Annual Football Art Sale

The sport and art worlds collide on the Tiwi Islands for this unique annual event.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite
Tjungu Festival
April22 - 25

Tjungu Festival

Australian Indigenous culture shines in this 4 day coming together of art, food, fashion and more.

View more information

Add to your dream trip Add to your favourites add favourite

@Australia