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Top Didj & Art Gallery offers a genuine Aboriginal Cultural Experience. Manual Pamkal, winner of the Tourism NT Brolga award in 2013, for outstanding interpretive guide, is happy to pass on his traditions from Aboriginal contemporary life after...more
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I've travelled WA, Nth QLD and northern NT . This is one of the top two cultural/ indigenous experiences I've had, largely thanks to Manuel but also the thought he and Alex have put into the activities. It was also lovely to get so close...More
Petrena A, Owner at Top Didj & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your reviewed. Everyone at Top Didj works hard to make sure you have the best time and leave with a better understanding of aboriginal culture and get the chance to get up close and personnel with the agile wallabies.
The Top Didj Team do a great job of making everyone feel welcome and being greeted by the wallabies was a fun way to start the day. Manuel is a great teacher and was happy to share about his culture including singing, playing the didgeridoo...More
Visited the centre as part of an organised tour, and it is certainly one of the highlights of that tour. It was fantastic to hear from a true Aboriginal local, about his traditional early life. We were taught some words of his language, listened to...More
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Petrena A, Owner at Top Didj & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
Thank you Amy for your review. Manuel loves sharing his culture and giving poeple hands on activities. Being able to take something home you have painted helps you to remmember your expeirence.
I gave to say that my partner and i attended one of their experiences yesterday and absolutely enjoyed it.
We both have a great deal of respect for Manuel as he is so proud and passionate about his heritage and culture.
He was an excellent...More
This is a wonderful experience and my 9 year old son loved every second. Manuel is entertaining and interesting, passionate about sharing his background and traditions. He was also very patient with son and ‘spirited’ 3 year old. Petrena was great with my daughter also,...More
Petrena A, Owner at Top Didj & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018
Manuel loves teaching the young ones about his culture and we are happy to make sure all family members enjoy their time with us.
Manuel was inspiring as an educator and an elder in Katherine. His presentation was fascinating, warm and interactive. My kids (6 & 4) were enthralled and had an amazing time throwing spears, using fire sticks, cuddling wallabies and learning traditional painting. Manuel, Alex and crew...More
Petrena A, Owner at Top Didj & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018
Thank you for your compliments of our business. We strive very hard to make the experience eduational and fun.
Had a brilliant visit today. Two adults trap boys 9 and 7. We all loved cratching art work in the Arnhem land style taught to us by Manuel. We learned alot about his culture and the differences to white culture and listened to him play...More
Had the opportunity to experience the two and a half hour workshop with Manuel Pamukal. He played a welcome didjeridoo and had us captivated by stories of his culture and life.
We learned about and each produced a small ‘rarrk’ painting. Some also ventured into...More