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Beach Rd | Hope Vale, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
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Life changing experience

I went on this tour to learn some more about Indigenous people, culture and country plus art. I... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2017
Kellie W
What a great adventure with legendary Willie Gordon

We traveled with two families and organized a visit to the land of the Nugal-warra people. Elder... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2016
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On these magical tours, Aboriginal Elder, Willie Gordon, takes guests to his ancestral rock art, high in the hills above Cooktown. Here he shares the meanings behind the art, explaining how the paintings speak of the essence of life and the lores of his people. With his great smile and infectious laugh, Willie gives an amazing insight into Aboriginal society and shows how we all have a spiritual connection to land, wherever we come from.
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Beach Rd | Hope Vale, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

I went on this tour to learn some more about Indigenous people, culture and country plus art. I ended up learning alot about myself along the way. Willie couldn't be a better host, and he explained his cultural stories in a way that made so...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

We traveled with two families and organized a visit to the land of the Nugal-warra people. Elder Willie Gordon was a very inspiring man who was able to capture the attention of all 8 individuals (4 adult and 4 childeren) with his knowledge and passion...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2016

Our Outback Aussie Tour group met with Willie Gordon and spent two hours engrossed with his walk and talk. Willie is very personable and able to put across some of his culture in the short time we had very admirably. His wit and demonstrations kept...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2016

Willie spent the day showing us the beauty of the country and rock art that was mesmerizing. Fantastic walk through the bush highlighting the attributes of traditional plants and describing their uses. Couldn't have asked for a more informative interactive tour!!!

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Reviewed September 21, 2016

We took a morning tour. Willie picked us up at our motel on time in an aged but acceptable minibus for a half-hour drive to the site for our walk. Willie kept up a flow of chat about the area and about his own indigenous...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful walking tour learning about plants, animals and people, especially ourselves. Real exercise for the mind - still thinking about it the day after. If only Martin Heidegger had taken this tour! Art and life, truth and being. It's all in this tour.

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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I was dragged along in this tour with token interest. A former police officer, I had some....preconceptions about a cultural experience of this nature. My wife was keen and I thought it would be educational for my 6 year old son. So off we went....More

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Reviewed September 14, 2016

Most reviewers have said it all. It is our second tour with Willie - the first being some 10 years ago. It was a privilege to again hear Willie's inspirational stories and feel his love for his country. His tour is a "must do" for...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic tour. Very informative. Willie the guide is a legend, he has a fantastic sense of humor. Thanks Willie :)

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

No-one should visit Cooktown (and everyone should, at least once in their life) without experiencing Willie Gordon's tour into his family land. Willie's narrative is personal and heart-felt. It is also highly informative as Willie blends stories of the various sites with his knowledge of...More

Thank Dunstan L
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