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Aboriginal Desert Discovery Tours

For 40,000 years the Alice Springs area has been a traditional meeting place for the trading of Aboriginal artefacts, knowledge, art and culture. Aboriginal Desert Discovery Tours is owned and operated by local Aboriginal people, so authenticity is guaranteed. Enjoy a unique opportunity to share in Aboriginal culture.

Experience, share, participate, and learn about one of the world’s oldest living cultures with Aboriginal Desert Discovery Tours. Travellers can also visit the Aboriginal Australia Art and Culture Centre gallery.

Touring Options

Full Day Aboriginal Desert Discovery Tour

Experience Central Australia from an Aboriginal perspective with this award winning, Aboriginal owned tour departing from Alice Springs. Meet rare and endangered wildlife at the Alice Springs Desert Park, explore unique desert landscapes, listen to Dreamtime stories, learn about Aboriginal history and taste bush tucker. You can watch a cultural performance, learn to throw a boomerang, make weapons, utensils and musical instruments, and will have the opportunity to purchase Aboriginal art direct from the community.

Half Day Aboriginal Desert Discovery Tour

Experience Central Australia from an Aboriginal perspective with this award winning, Aboriginal owned half day tour departing from Alice Springs. Explore unique desert environments, view bush wallabies in their natural surroundings, listen to Dreamtime stories, learn about Aboriginal history and taste bush tucker. You can watch a cultural performance, learn to throw a boomerang, make weapons, utensils and musical instruments, and will have the opportunity to purchase Aboriginal art direct from the community.

Activites and Experiences at Aboriginal Desert Discovery Tours

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Birdwatching
  • Flora
  • Shopping
  • Bush Tucker
  • Animal Viewing
  • Direct
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Cultural
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Food and Wine
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation
  • Soft Adventure
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife
  • English
  • French By Arrangement
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Central Australian Tourism Industry Association

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