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“A great insight to the Ngili Caves...”
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Koomal Dreaming
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6-Day Camping Tour from Perth: Esperance...
Ranked #1 of 3 Tours in Yallingup
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Owner description: Aboriginal cultural tours, guided bush walks, didgeridoo cave experience, artefacts, toolmaking & traditional firelighting, native food tastings. Tours run weekly from Ngilgi Cave in Yallingup, WA. Group bookings welcome.
Reviewed 14 April 2015

My boyfriend and I recently went on the tour of the area around the caves with Josh. He was very knowledgeable about his culture and had a true passion for what he was telling us about. The highlight was Josh's playing of the didgeridoo in the Cave! I am from Perth but my boyfriend is from Italy and in organising this tour for him I was also able to learn much more about a place that I have been to many times before. A fantastic experience! Thanks (Jessica was also so very helpful in arranging this experience for us as other tours were booked out!)...Grazie Angela & Antonio

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 2 April 2015

Our 3 hour private tour with Josh was incredible with experiences to be remembered for a long time. His Aboriginal heritage provided us with an understanding of the spirit and it's people. He explained how the people lived off the land using plants for food, medicine and even the change of seasons when different fish would migrate to their shores. We toured through the cave

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Condocat
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Reviewed 20 March 2015

Koomal meets you with a friendly grin. He has a relaxed style of presentation, and a delightful way of setting out the cultural and lifestyle strands of the indigenous culture in the Capes region. He leads the group through a series of mini-experiences involving native flora, clever mud maps used to portray fishing, hunting and burial areas, and concise explanations of the cave geology in the region.

We enter the Ngilgi Cave, and as Koomal weaves more strands with his music and tales of a lost lifestyle, we are transported into another world where seasons and spirituality were vital to life. The cool and the calm, allied to beautiful lighting and soothing strains of the Didgeridoo, envelopes us in a state of momentary reverie and respect.

Our tour ends with a very entertaining demonstration of fire-making, cooking and hunting methods ... with a live demonstration of spears and boomerangs.

As means of providing an authentic insight into the indigenous way of life, this tour is incredibly well done, ................... and highly recommended as a result.

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 5 February 2015

I am on vacation from Canada and I took part in the Ngilgi Cultural Cave tour. We were given a tour of the cave and once we were all down were told an indigenous story and were treated to a very magical didgeridoo performance. After the cave tour we were able to handle and learn about many of the artifacts. The tour ended with another Didgeridoo performance and all of the tour guests joining in with various tapping sticks. It was amazing to learn about one of the indigenous populations of Australia and I would recommend this tour to everyone!

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank lexisnic
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Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

We went along on the cultural tour which consisted of a walk in nearby grounds to discuss local bushtucker, a tour of Ngilgi's Cave and hear a didgeridoo performance then bushfoods cooked for us at the end. The highlight was definitely was eating the bushfoods (those smoked mussels!)and having a jam playing Aboriginal musical instruments. The bushfoods walk at the start was a little light on, but otherwise Josh is onto a winner and its fabulous to go on a tour with a local Noongar, with deep spiritual and ancestral connections to the land , than go on a tour with a white person, no matter how much they might know. Supporting local Noongar businesses is the way to go.

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