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Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience

Kings Canyon, Australia
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About Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience
Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Tour is owned and operated by Christine Breaden - Traditional Owner and partner Peter Abbott who live in a small Aboriginal community called Wanmarra, population of 10. Wanmarra Community is 450kms south west of Alice Springs. Our cultural tour is a one hour small walk and talk, operates Wednesday to Sunday, four times a day sharing with visitors Luritja and Pertame (Southern Arrernte) language and culture, bush tucker and medicine, the making of spears, boomerangs, music sticks and seed jewellery up close. Our tour is a See it, Feel it, Experience it.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t recommend a tour with Christine and Peter more highly. Their hospitality and knowledge were a highlight of the trip. Learnt a lot about traditional farming and food production, medicine, weaponsAnd culture. Also a chance to learn about more recent painting techniques and beadwork. They...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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PeterA4968, Owner at Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Palya Adam for your kind review of us. Christine and I enjoyed your company with us on country and we thank you for sharing your experience back to us. Palya (Thank you).

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Peter and Christine for that lovely afternoon. I learned so much about the history and culture of the Luritja. Visitors can learn a lot about tools, weapons, the meaning of paintings, food and bush medicine. Speaking of bush medicine I had a little...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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PeterA4968, Manager at Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Palya Rhinow it was a pleasure to sit down with you that afternoon. Bush medicines is an important part of our culture that we like to share...very special! You've experienced it now and glad to hear its healed your skin. Palya!

Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

An amazing experience with an incredible amount of detail and insights into the fascinating culture of the local aboriginal community. Can’t rate it highly enough. A must do!

Date of experience: October 2019
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PeterA4968, Manager at Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2019

Palya Eben Family thank you for your wonderful review on your experience with Karrke. We really loved sharing our cultural with your family on country. Palya!

Reviewed September 25, 2019

This is an outstanding experience giving a real sense of how people have survived in this arid environment through the years. I never thought i Would eat witchetty but it was good.

Date of experience: July 2019
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PeterA4968, Manager at Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2019

Palya John for your kind review of your experience with us. Christine and I thank you for visiting us on country to share our culture with you. Palya

Reviewed September 9, 2019

Our group of women truly appreciated the in-depth information shared on this cultural tour. To hear the traditional Luritja language then interpreted in the English language made for a remarkably rich and diverse experience. Being able to taste the cooked Witchetty Grub, and cleanse the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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PeterA4968, Manager at Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2019

Palya Leanda for your kind review on your experience of Karrke. We enjoyed having your large group join us on country that day to share with you our Pertame (Southern Aranda) and Luritja culture, very humbled by your review. Palya!

Reviewed August 29, 2019

This is a really worthwhile experience. The couple that present their culture are welcoming and enthusiastic in a simple, honest way. We learnt a lot and felt privileged to share their stories and descriptions.

Date of experience: August 2019
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PeterA4968, Owner at Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Palya Laura, Christine and I thank you for visiting us on our country on your wonderful holiday to the Red Centre your kind review is greatly appreciated it makes us feel really proud.

Reviewed August 11, 2019

Peter and Christine made this a wonderful, informative, educational, warm experience. It was truly one of the highlights of my trip through the Larapinta Trail to Uluru and Kuta Tjuta with Inspiration Outdoors. So much information was given generously and with such gentle humour, warmth...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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PeterA4968, Owner at Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Palya Jane for your kind review of Karrke this makes us very proud that our tour had this wonderful feeling for you, thank you very much.

Reviewed July 18, 2019

Indigenous owned and run, this cultural experience was absolutely fantastic! Situated very close to Kings Creek Station, it takes place on country and begins with a wonderful welcome in language. Then the tour is divided into mens and women's business, with lots of information being...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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PeterA4968, Manager at Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2019

Palya Thank you so much Kathy Y for visiting us on your wonderful holiday and great journey. Peter

Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

Visited Karrke with family during a visit to Kings Canyon (approx 40 minutes drive from the resort) and were glad we did. Bookings aren't required and we could choose from 4 session times which makes it an easy activity to fit in around a visit...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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PeterA4968, Manager at Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2019

Palya Kerri for your great review and sharing of your wonderful experience with Karrke. We enjoyed sharing our culture with your family. Peter

Reviewed July 17, 2019

This 1 hour experience is a must for all vistors as you get to see and hear how these people live, eat, prepare food, paintings, make weapons, etc. Very informative and "hands on" experiance. Great for adults and children. Loved the tasting of witchety grubs.

Date of experience: July 2019
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PeterA4968, Manager at Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2019

Palya Arlo for your great review and sharing of your wonderful experience with us. Peter

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Hi travellors - as with earlier answer you will note that the location is far away from Alice Springs. Unless you are travelling to Kings Cross station or Canyon - it is probably too far to travel for a 1 hour tour. If you... More
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