Journey the Dreaming
Journey the Dreaming is an Aboriginal cultural walking tour, drawing on 40,000 years of life in Central Australia.
Join our knowledgeable guide, Alison Furber Kngwarre, for an experience of the natural and cultural environment of Alice Springs. 'Kngwarre' is Alison's inherited Aboriginal skin name, which determines cultural responsibilities within the traditional family system.
You'll be taken on a journey and learn about the unique history of Alice Springs- it's past, present and future. Discover the significance of connection between land and culture for Aboriginal people.
A local of Alice Springs, Alison has returned to live on her ancestral homelands, just North of the town, to maintain and strengthen her connection to country.
Join us for an experience of the natural and cultural environment of Alice Springs (Mparrntwe), taking in the Town Centre and the Todd River (Lhere Artepe) landscape.. Discover the significance of connection between land and culture for Aboriginal people and learn of Aboriginal storylines. Alison will also explain the traditional skin names and kinship system of Central Australian Aboriginal culture.. Available Monday to Friday.. Tour departs at 8:30am (summer) or 9am (winter), from outside the Alice Springs Visitor Information Centre, in Todd Street Mall. It goes for approx. 1.5hrs and is easy walking. The tour will finish in the gardens of the Mercure Alice Springs Resort(about 3km from the town centre).. Maximum of 20 people so, bookings are essential.
Join Alison Furber for this unique sunset experinece of the natural and spiritual meanings of Aboriginal people's connection to the Dreaming. Stroll with her through the stunning botanical gardens, created by Olive Pink, as she shares her knowledge and experience with you.. Explore and identify the survival skills of the local Arrernte people, using bush foods and medicines and discover the connection between land and culture for Aboriginal people.. Enjoy an included afternoon tea of freshly cooked damper (traditional Aussie bush bread) and locally produced Quandong (Native Peach) jam and cold drinks.. Available every Tuesday and Thursday.. Tours begin at 4pm at the Beantree Café, at Olive Pink Botanic Gardens on Tuncks Rd, Desert Springs, Alice Springs.. Maximum of 15 people, so bookings are essential and are required at least 24hrs prior.