This tour shares the stories from the swampy marshes of Tyrendarra and Kurtonitj to the renowned Lake Condah, learning the different techniques used across the lava flow to create a sustainable life... read more.
This tour shares the stories from the swampy marshes of Tyrendarra and Kurtonitj to the renowned Lake Condah, learning the different techniques used across the lava flow to create a sustainable life.
Enjoy a guided walk of Tae Rak (Lake Condah) with a Gunditjmara guide. Explore the lake and its extensive birdlife and ancient aquaculture system.
Lunch is at the Tae Rak Aquaculture Center & Cafe.
After lunch, visit the Tyrendarra Indigenous Protected Area (IPA). Comprising of 248 hectares, the IPA has been rehabilitated into a pristine visitor’s experience and the land is part of major dreaming trails and an important ceremonial site. See: wetlands and wildlife, walking tracks/boardwalks, stone huts – both reconstructed and in-situ; and fish traps/eel baskets and tools.
After Tyrendarra, visit Kurtonitj (IPA). The site has historical stone kooyang (eel) traps and stone channels, stone house sites and eel smoking trees. Your guide will show you these, and a large stone art installation, as well as an area of lava flow featuring two weirs and a dam associated with trapping and holding kooyang.
After enjoying afternoon tea, the tour finishes back at Heywood.
- Family Friendly
- Non Smoking
- Public Toilet
- Full Day
- Land - Motorised
- Land - Self Propelled
- Chauffeured Tour
- Large Group Tour
- Private Tour
- Small Group Tour
- Adventure and Outdoors Tours
- Nature and wildlife
- Sightseeing Tours