Exclusive 10%* off member discount on new wukalina Walk
The palawa (Tasmanian Aboriginal) people are the only group of humans to evolve in isolation for more than 10,000 years. As a result, their culture and heritage is distinctively different from mainland Aboriginal cultures.
The new wukalina Walk will deliver an experience that deepens understanding of palawa culture and community, while showcasing the natural beauty of the wukalina and larapuna/Bay of Fires areas.
Contemporary palawa culture is most strongly tied to this part of Tasmania, which incorporates the Furneaux Islands.
The wukalina Walk is a project of the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania (a Tasmanian Statutory Authority), and is the first of its kind in Australia, being designed, owned and operated by the Aboriginal community.
The three night/four day, fully inclusive guided walk will incorporate coastal and inland aspects of the famous Bay of Fires region – the cultural homeland of the palawa. Up to 10 guests and two guides will spend two nights in bespoke palawa inspired (domed) huts, within a standing camp in the national park, and one night in a meticulously renovated lighthouse keepers' cottage on Aboriginal-held land at larapuna/Eddystone Point.
While walking in the footsteps of their traditional people, the palawa guides and Elders will relate firsthand the palawa creation story, and guests will participate in cultural practices that have been passed down for hundreds of generations.
The first walk will take place from 7 January 2018.
RACT MEMBERS RECEIVE 10% OFF* WALK BOOKINGS TO 1 MAY 2018.
To access the discount, visit wukalinawalk.com.au and quote RACT2018 when booking. On arrival you will need to present your RACT membership card.
*Terms and conditions: Discount applies for bookings for walks from 7 January to 22 April 2018. You must hold an active RACT membership at the time of the walk.
For full terms and conditions, along with details regarding the walk, visit the website.