Rock Art Tour, Yaburara Trail

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Ngurrangga Tours

Take a two-hour Aboriginal guided rock art tour along the Yaburara Trail near Karratha in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The Yaburara Trail is in the hills behind  the town of Karratha, the trail features red rocky outcrops, vast stretches of spinifex grass and is rich in Aboriginal history, culture and art.  Guided by a Traditional Owner of the region you will see and learn about the petroglyphs (rock engraving) created by the Yaburara (Northern Ngarluma) people, over 10,000 petroglyphs have been discovered in the area with some dating back over 6,000 year. Aboriginal shell middens, stone quarries and tool making sights are also found along the trail. The tour also offers several picturesque panoramic lookouts across Karratha and the surrounding region.

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Insights into your experience

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.

Tour Highlights:

  • Traditional Welcome to Country
  • Ancient Aboriginal Rock Art
  • Sacred Sites
  • Traditional Stories
  • Shell Middens
  • Amazing vista views of Karratha and Nickol Bay

Inclusions

Aboriginal guide

You should bring

Camera
Hat
Water bottle

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Things to know

This is a 2 hour tour at the Yaburara Trail, Karratha. The trail covers rugged country with some steep climbs and descents.  You will need to provide your own transport to the Yaburara Trail. 

The tour operates daily from 8.00am – 10.00am.

Inclusions:

  • Water

What to bring:

  • Closed in shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen 
  • Camera

Meeting point

Karrratha Tank Hill Lookout, Stove Hill, Western Australia. Overflow parking at Karratha Tourism and Visitor Centre.

Location

Yaburara Heritage Trail

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