Hermannsburg (Ntaria) Historical Tour
Hermannsburg Ntaria (N-THE-REE-AH) Historical Tour
While visiting Northern Territory, drive 135Kms west of Mparntwe (Alice Springs) to Hermannsburg community also known as Ntaria in the Western Aranda language. Be guided by a local Traditional Aboriginal person who will take you through into the oldest mission in the Northern Territory.
Immerse yourself in the rich history that sits on the banks of the Finke River, which is the world's oldest river, learn what it was like to live in 1800s and how the missionaries helped the Western Arrernte people to build the community it is today. Learn how the missionaries and the Indigenous people of Ntaria lived in harmony, learn about their struggles, heartbreaks, and enduring friendships that have lasted a lifetime. Once your tour is complete, head on into the tea rooms and enjoy a slice of the Precinct’s world-famous strudel whilst taking the in the awe-inspiring view of the ghost gums that lay along with mighty Finke River.