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Address: Rainbow Valley Cultural Reserve, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8952 0405
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Description: Travel 90km south from Alice Springs to Rainbow Valley to meet your host...
Travel 90km south from Alice Springs to Rainbow Valley to meet your host, a Traditional Custodian who introduces an amazing Culture and Country to you. Your host will share the spectacular Art Site of Rainbow Valley where we will experience, rock art, engravings and occupations sites never before open to the public. He will share the ancient landscape of Rainbow Valley and explain some of its Cultural significance. This unique tour blends Culture and Country with the bold beauty of Central Australia. It will leave you with lasting memories and a greater understanding of Aboriginal Culture.
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Wonderful modern day Aboriginal tour not to be missed

Ricky Orr is a great guy who acknowledges that he is still coming to terms and understandings of the secrets of this place, especially with the drawings and paintings. There is no... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Ricky Orr is a great guy who acknowledges that he is still coming to terms and understandings of the secrets of this place, especially with the drawings and paintings. There is no bull or spin with Ricky, he has a great sense of humour and is up front, whilst still giving a good account of his Aboriginal beliefs of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

In the late afternoon sun there is a surrealistic quality to the coloured ramparts of Rainbow Valley. this little known spot,so unusual that even to the geologist its provenance is uncertain,is a composite of limestone,sitstone and sandstone,in the James ranges,70 km south-west of Alice Springs. To me, it appeared,that the silent,jagged cliff face could only have been carved out by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is a really special tour because being able to see home country through a resident Aboriginal person's eyes is a very rare opportunity. Ricky Orr may be a guide but he is foremost a care-taker of his country so he has traversed this vast land and knows its stories. Taking this tour with Ricky was a fascinating journey back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

I spent a few hours with Ricky Orr of Rainbow Valley Cultural Tours and was mesmerized by his deep cultural connection and understanding of his homeland in Rainbow Valley. There were real rock art sites and he painted a picture of life in the area which stays with me long after leaving. The sunset was stunning. I also learnt about... More 

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