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Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre - Tour

Embark on a journey of discovery of Aboriginal culture with a guided walk along a picturesque beachside rainforest walkway wrapped around the magical mountain, Jellurgal. Learn about the Aboriginal history and culture of the Gold Coast, meet a traditional land owner and hear the Dreamtime stories associated with the creation of Jellurgal.

Hear about traditional life pre-contact, bush tucker, fishing, hunting and the important ecological practices and connection to the land embraced by the Yugambeh speaking people for thousands of years.

Designed for international travellers, interstate visitors and locals wishing to learn more about the Aboriginal history of the region.

  • Walks

Jellurgal Walkabout Tour

from$39

Learn about the Aboriginal history and culture of the Gold Coast on this engaging walking tour of the renowned Burleigh Headland. You will begin your trek around the Dreaming Mountain, Jellurgal, with an ochre anointment. This important ancient ceremony is performed by a traditional custodian of the Yugambeh Language Group who will bless you with a safe journey. During the trek around the mountain, participants will discover sites used by the Yugambeh speaking people, including an ancient midden. Discover facts about traditional life, bush tucker, fishing and hunting and learn about the important ecological practices and connection to the land displayed by the Yugambeh speaking people for thousands of years. The sharing of one of the Gold Coast's oldest Dreamtime Stories, 'The creation of Jellurgal', is a highlight. The Jellurgal Walkabout tour takes approximately 2 hours.

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Jellurgal Journey

from$69

Immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture with a guided tour of the “Dreaming Mountain”, Jellurgal, followed by a live Aboriginal dance performance. Beginning with an audio/visual presentation followed by an Ochre Ceremony with ochre sourced from the mountain itself, you will learn about the Aboriginal history and culture of the Gold Coast, meet a traditional custodian and hear the Dreamtime stories associated with the creation of Jellurgal. Discover facts about traditional life, bush tucker, fishing and hunting and learn about the important ecological practices and connection to the land displayed by the Yugambeh speaking people for thousands of years. Then sit down and enjoy as the Aboriginal dance group tells stories through song and movement.

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