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Enjoy a trip out on country with a Traditional Owner of the region for a Bush Tucker Tour of Hearson Cove on the Burrup Peninsula in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The Australian landscape is full of edible fruits, roots, nuts, seeds and leaves and Aboriginal people have gathered, harvested and hunted this bush tucker for thousands of years. On the tour will experience coastal foraging, learn what is good to eat and where to find it and then taste native bush tucker such as berries and bush potatoes. If you’re lucky you’ll catch a mud crab! You will also hear traditional stories and learn about the local Aboriginal culture and history.
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On this Bush Tucker Tour you’ll explore Hearsons Cove on the Burrup Peninsula. Hearson Cove, known as Murujuga by the area's Traditional Custodians, is a small sandy cove with steep rugged hills to the south and west and an outlook across Nichol Bay.
Clinton Walker is a descendant of the Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi people, who are the Traditional Owners of the coastal and inland areas of the West Pilbara region. Clinton started Ngurrangga Tours to educate and immerse people in the ways of his culture and history so that they could understand more about Pilbara Aboriginal culture and country.
Clinton will take you coastal foraging in the traditional hunting grounds at Hearsons Cove. Learn all about native bush tucker such as berries and potatoes. If you’re lucky, you’ll catch a mud crab! You must be willing to get your hands and feet dirty on this tour as you will be walking through mud, spinifex and scrub.
This is a four-hour tour running from 2.00pm – 6.00pm*
*Times and location subject to seasonal changes
What to bring:
Traditional hunting grounds at Hearson's Cove near Karratha.