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Bangalow Bush Tucker Tour

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Explore Byron Bay

Join us on a special 90 minute Aboriginal bush tucker tour at Bangalow guided by Delta Kay, an Arakwal Bundjalung woman who is passionate about sharing Aboriginal culture. Delta is well known and respected as an Arakwal elder in the Byron Shire. Her ancestors have lived in the area surrounding Byron Bay for thousands of years and Arakwal customs, knowledge, ceremonies and stories have been passed down to her for safe keeping.

Insights into your experience

On this tour, Delta Kay takes guests along the stunning Byron Creek, located within Bangalow Parklands.

Once an old grazing land, thankfully the Anglican church in partnership with Bangalow Land and Rivercare Group have regenerated this area with hundreds of native plant species that are really important to Bundjalung people.

During the tour, Delta points out a variety of these edible bush tucker plants, as well as plants used for natural medicine, jewellery, fibre, tools and weapons. She speaks about local Indigenous history and shares traditional stories that have been passed down to her from her ancestors.

There are opportunities to learn some Bundjalung language and we are sometimes lucky to see Binging the river turtle or Junbung the platypus.

At the end of each tour, guests enjoy tasting a variety of delicious bush tucker foods and have a nice cup of bush tea and a biscuit.

Inclusions

Aboriginal guide

You should bring

Camera
Hat
Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Walking shoes
Water bottle

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Things to know

The Bangalow Bush Tucker Tour is a 90 minute walking tour available on Thursdays from 4:00pm to 5:30pm. On this tour, Delta Kay takes guests along the stunning Byron Creek, located within Bangalow Parklands.

Please note that children must be accompanied by their parent or caregiver on this tour.

Cost: 

  • Adult $59.00AUD
  • Child (5 -12 years) $15.00AUD
  • Infant (0-5years) Free of charge 

Cost Includes: 

  • A pick-up and drop-off service for guests within the Byron Bay area.
  • Transport to Bangalow Parklands
  • Guide fees
  • National Park fees

Things to Bring: 

We highly recommend that guests wear appropriate shoes and have a water bottle, hat and sunscreen.

Getting there and Transfer Service:

We offer a free pick-up and drop-off services for guests within 6km of the Byron Bay CBD. If you would like to use this service, please provide your pick-up address when you make your booking. Our pick-up time is 3:30pm.

Alternatively, if you wish to provide your own transport, our meeting place is at Bangalow Parklands, Deacon St, Bangalow NSW. 2479. 

Itinerary: 

3:30pm Pick-up (if you are using our transfer service)

4:00pm Guided tour begins at Bangalow Parklands

5:30pm Guided tour concludes

5:45pm Drop-off (if you are using our transfer service)


Meeting point

If you would like to use our free transfer service, please provide your pick-up address directly to Explore Byron Bay on confirmation of your booking. Our pick-up time is 3:30pm. Alternatively, self-drive guests meeting place is at Bangalow Parklands, Deacon St, Bangalow NSW.

Location

Bangalow Parklands

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