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Top Didj & Art Gallery offers a genuine Aboriginal Cultural Experience. Manual Pamkal, winner of the Tourism NT Brolga award in 2013, for outstanding interpretive guide, is happy to pass on his traditions from Aboriginal contemporary life after...more
Gorge and Jaensch Road, Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
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Had a brilliant visit today. Two adults trap boys 9 and 7. We all loved cratching art work in the Arnhem land style taught to us by Manuel. We learned alot about his culture and the differences to white culture and listened to him play...More
Had the opportunity to experience the two and a half hour workshop with Manuel Pamukal. He played a welcome didjeridoo and had us captivated by stories of his culture and life.
We learned about and each produced a small ‘rarrk’ painting. Some also ventured into...More
What's not to like here?
The star is clearly Manual with his many insights, but that aside this is a very hands on experience learning to paint, throw a spear & how to make fire.
The didgeridoo makes an appearance, songs sung, wallabies held, photos...More
We did this as part of the 4 day Intrepid Travel tour. We met Manuel, and learnt from him about his history as an indigenous man growing up in the bush. He demonstrated his talents of singing and playing the didgeridoo, and we were able...More
While the image of the noble savage have been used too often to represent our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander brothers and sisters, the Top Didj experience presents a practical experience. This experience - painting style, fire making, music and hunting - allows the open...More
Fantastic for kids and adults (brought my two young daughters). A very enjoyable and educational way to spend a couple of hours during a visit to Katherine. Manuel is an excellent guide and the staff were all great.
What a great afternoon very friendly we were shown Aboriginal Art and tried ourselves with full explanation of why it is stucture that way. Had a talk about life in the outback ask as many questions you like. Had a baby Kangaroo wander into the...More