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The Rocks Dreaming Aboriginal Heritage Tour

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Very special experience

Having a father-teenage-daughter trip to Sydney. Jennie, our guide, made our trip very special by... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Scott W
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Margret is an amazing host!

We booked an exclusive tour for our group (15 people) and we had a wonderful and inspiring time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TaraH1409
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Be touched by the most ancient human culture on earth in a 90-minute leisurely walkabout with an Aboriginal guide in The Rocks, and journey into DreamTime, the culture of Aboriginal People. Get inspired as you discover the oldest ecology...more
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110 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having a father-teenage-daughter trip to Sydney. Jennie, our guide, made our trip very special by sharing with us aspects of indigenous culture of the Sydney area. It was a privilege to have Jennie share these stories with us, and introduce some of the native flora...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked an exclusive tour for our group (15 people) and we had a wonderful and inspiring time! Margret is a warm and knowledgeable guide. She shares of herself and aboriginal life freely and in an engaging manner. You come away with a full heart,...More

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MargretCampbell2000, Owner at The Rocks Dreaming Aboriginal Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank You Tara I appreciate your feedback. Taking your group on my tour -was such a pleasure and sharing my knowledge of the how when why of Aboriginal People’s Dreamtime Custodianship. I just love showing this in practical examples from around the sydney harbour foreshore...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Margaret was an informative, engaging speaker and very generous in sharing her knowledge and passion about her culture. She was well spoken and took time to engage and connect with her audience. She was able to explain her traditions in a language we all understood,...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

I so loved this tour and the introduction it provided to an ancient incredibly sophisticated culture. Sydney will never look the same to me again - the colours, the plants, the places all have new and rich meanings and connections. Margret was a warm, generous...More

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MargretCampbell2000, Owner at The Rocks Dreaming Aboriginal Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hello Maarie. It was a absolute pleasure taking your group on tour yesterday. All of you were so interested in hearing about such different ways Aboriginal people see and engage with nature. Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. I so appreciate...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I did the tour with my 7 year old daughter - who had actually asked to learn more about Aboriginal culture. We both enjoyed it very much. Many of the explanations were a bit beyond the grasp of my daughter, but there were plenty of...More

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MargretCampbell2000, Owner at The Rocks Dreaming Aboriginal Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback we very much appreciate it. Jennifer really loves sharing our stories of Aboriginal creation events. It’s always challenging especially for children even when shown physical evidence within an environment. Ie clouds or sun position in sky, or a tree- plant...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018

We are Sydney-siders and thought this tour might give us insights that we don't already have. We were pleased to be right! James is a great guide - charming and informative. I think this tour is still evolving - not an easy task presenting indigenous...More

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MargretCampbell2000, Owner at The Rocks Dreaming Aboriginal Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time for giving some feedback. Yes James is one of more recent guides on our tour who just loves sharing our information especially locals. Ive delivered this tours for 12years in The Rocks mainly exporting to overseas visitors, who love...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

James our guide was very knowledgeable and provided a great tour. He shared his experiences and culture with us

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MargretCampbell2000, Owner at The Rocks Dreaming Aboriginal Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thank you for taking time to give us your feedback We very much appreciate it. We look forward to visiting us again Yhanuu -meaning thank you

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Three top reasons why this tour is so good: 1. It’s 100% owned and run by Aboriginal people 2. The stories and information on the tour are backed up by evidence based sources (just ask the guides) 3. It brings alive a modern city in...More

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MargretCampbell2000, Owner at The Rocks Dreaming Aboriginal Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hello TravelBug guest. Thank you for coming along on our Aboriginal Dreaming Tour in The Rocks, sydney. and your positive feedback is so wonderful to read. Most people simply dont see the cultural evidence of our ancient presence in landscape waters and sky world. This...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

I learned so much on this enjoyable tour, animated by our warm and friendly guide James. The stories and information that he shared imparted a deeper appreciation for aboriginal history and culture. The 90 minutes flew by and the tour really opened up my eyes....More

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MargretCampbell2000, Owner at The Rocks Dreaming Aboriginal Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you so much Cheryl. Yes Aboriginal Owned is our benchmark. Thank you so much for taking time to give us feedback James is a fabulous knowledge holder in our culture and so enjoys sharing on our tour. Thank you

Reviewed 23 March 2018

I brought down some girls from my new cultural group at my school. We learned so much about identity and our connection to the land that I had no idea about. Aunt Margret was an amazing guide. Her knowledge and passion was addictive, we couldn't...More

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