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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank larianef2018
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Phil-Joel
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Our family, with older kids all were absorbed by the story telling, painting and opportunity to throw the spear. A good experience and learning.

Thank BruceR58
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank NaomiJESH
Reviewed August 28, 2017

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

Thank Michael M
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

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. George

Thank George C
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Manuel is entertaining and a good teacher. It was fun to paint. Also there are many walkways that are tame and friendly

Thank lisa w
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Manuel was fabulous, his genuine nature, stories and warmth radiated. This is a must do experience when visiting this part of the country. Kids loved it, and mum and dad enjoyed it just as much

Thank Georgie J
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Mal S
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