Guided Aboriginal Cultural Tours, a walk-through time from the past to the present, all the way to the stars...
Guided Aboriginal cultural tour including the Perth Observatory, museum, surrounding bush tracks and the Aboriginal Astronomy Centre.
View plants and animal species with associated traditional names from the Noongar language.
Recorded animal migration during seasonal patterns and what that meant for the original inhabitants of the Australian Continent.
Learn about the Noongar Six Seasons and the specific season relating to the walk on the day.
Learn about the Earth’s rotation and how this effects seasonal patterns.
Learn about the importance of Aboriginal storytelling and its association to song lines.
Hear a Dreamtime story of seasonal characters around the campfire, the Emu in the Sky story, the cosmos, and how it relates to Aboriginal Astrology.
Learn about Pleiades and how this cluster of stars is related to the Aboriginal Dreamtime .
Telescopes will be provided.
Customised version of this tour for Special Interest Groups available on request.
1 hour guided tour (additional time available to self-explore the Perth Observatory Museum and grounds) or customised extras delivered upon request (additional fees apply) e.g. Welcome to Country, catering, performance.
Bookings by prior arrangement only!
Wednesday to Sunday 6.30pm - 8.30pm *Subject to seasonal time changes.
Tour commences and finishes at the Perth Observatory Museum. 337 Walnut Rd, Bickley, WA 6076 Western Australia
What to Bring
Comfy shoes, warm, protective clothing, water bottle, camera.
Accessibility Tour includes some stairs and light bushwalking trails however ANTZ tours can be modified to suit customer / group needs upon request.
Bookings by prior arrangement only. Minimum numbers: TBA.