Broome Ultimate Aboriginal Culture Expedition
- Small group size – Maximum 13 guests
- All meals provided during tour experiences
- All tours, attractions and entry fees
- Scenic flight and cruise charter fees
- All transfers in comfortable four wheel drive vehicles
- Hosted by experienced and knowledgable Aboriginal Tour Guides
- 100% authentic Aboriginal experiences
- All Iconic Broome Aboriginal experiences
- *optional 4 nights of luxury hotel accommodation on enquiry
Tuesday the 7th to Saturday the 11th
- Tuesday the 11th to Saturday the 15th
Tuesday the 9th to Saturday the 13th
Tuesday the 13th to Saturday the 17th
- Tuesday the 3rd to Saturday the 7th
$4,200.00 AUD (GST Inclusive)
Accomodation (optional inclusion)
4 night luxury accomodation and meals. This price varies based on accomodation availability and configuration (couple or family). Please enquire for an accurate price for your couple or family group booking experience.
Please note: Our prices are not as low as they could be, because we DO NOT ask our Indigenous partners for a reduces rate, or for a commission to be taken out of the asking price for their products. We beleive in paying our Indigenous partners their full asking price because we understand what the true value is of their products, and we aim to support them in reaching their full economic potential, where possible.
Mabu Buru Tours invites you to join us on this all-inclusive experience, with a very specific purpose!
our iconic Aboriginal experiences include
the Cable Beach Muwarrt
Muwarrt, meaning "Story Time", is a traditional style gathering that provides an opportunity to learn about Aboriginal culture in a natural and culturally safe environment. Join Aboriginal Tour Guide Johani Mamid from Mabu Buru Tours for a relaxing conversation, or a Muwarrt, at the famous Cable Beach.
This unique experience includes:
- Authentic stories and lessons shared by a local Aboriginal person.
- An introduction to the local Aboriginal culture, Country and history.
- An explanation of Bugarrigarra, creation beings, our spirit beliefs and dreaming.
- An explanation of our "Connection to Country", and our traditional lifestyle that is guided by our ancient knowledge of the local seasons.
- A song performance demonstrations using our traditional instruments, the kullie.
- Revealing of the Cable Beach Dinosaur Track location (tide dependant, visible on tides below 3.0m)
the Southern Cross Cultural Walk in Bardi country
Join Bardi – Jawi man Bolo Angus and his family on an inspirational journey through his traditional country on the Dampier Peninsula at Lullumb. Learn about Bardi Jawi culture and experience hunting and gathering techniques passed down through the generations. Walk through mangroves, paperbark forests, salt plains, creeks and drink from a sacred freshwater spring.
a yawuru Cultural boat Cruise experience in Roebuck Bay
There are so many incredible things to do in Broome. Treat your clients to a private aboriginal cruise with one of Broome’s favourite characters, Bart Pigram. Our cultural cruises provide that extra unique touch to an unforgettable Broome experience. This cruise is ideal for small groups of up to 20 guests.
Journey from the Dreamtime to the present moment as you cruise the pristine waters of Roebuck Bay and Gantheaume Point, the traditional country of Yawuru people.
Let Bart Pigram, our aboriginal guide, who draws his knowledge from living a saltwater lifestyle, entertain your guests with rich cultural stories, history and family traditions.
Listen to his family’s traditional music and taste some seasonal bush tucker. Enjoy all of this as Broome’s magnificent sunset seals the end of the day.
Leave with a newfound knowledge of Roebuck Bay’s historical and cultural significance to Broome’s traditional owners, the Yawuru people.
the Wakaj experience - An Authentic Karajarri family Gathering Experience
Wakaj, meaning "The coming together of family" is a very unique experience provided by Uncle Mervyn from Mabu Buru Tours.
After a welcome from your Aboriginal Hosts, you will be introduced into the Karajarri culture including a demonstration on how to traditionally cook the perfect damper. There'll be a camp-style billy with boiling water for your tea and coffee to go perfectly with your freshly made damper and locally harvested bush honey!
Uncle Mervyn Mulardy will then lead the Pintirri Dancers into a traditional dance performance, which is known as Maru! The Pintirri Dancers will take you into the sunset while the sounds of traditional Karajarri songs echoing through the surrounding bushlands.
Through the Wakaj experience you will also learn about Karajarri history, traditional lifestyle and the concept of dreamtime. Wakaj is a typical gathering of our people, of which Mabu Buru Tours wish to share with you
Interested in conducting an "On-Country Cultural Immersion" experience?
Then you're in luck, because we also offer a specifically designed version of this product for the purpose of an "On-Country Cultural Immersion".
The cultural immersion version of this product includes panel discussions with local Aboriginal leaders and specially targeted group sessions throughout the program to highlight and discuss lessons learnt and how they can be used to better the work place environment and strategies with an increased level of understanding of Aboriginal people, their culture and connection to country.
The minimum number for an On-Country Cultural Immersion Package is 10 people. Press the "Booking enquiry" Button above to express your interest in an on-country cultural immersion package!
Experienced Aboriginal Hosts and Tour Guides
Join Yawuru Karajarri man Johani Mamid who will be your host on Broome's first ever "Ultimate Aboriginal Culture Expedition"
Join Bardi Jawi man Bolo Angus and his family for a traditional lifestyle adventure
Join Yawuru man Bart Pigram on a private cultural boat cruise in Roebuck Bay
Day 1: Tuesday
Welcome to Broome - Beginning the Cultural Journey
On Arrival: Meet and greet with your Mabu Buru Tour Hosts. Transfer to accomodation, check-in, and relax.
4:30 PM: Join Johani at the Cable Beach Muwarrt Experience for an introduction to the expedition, with an intimate storytelling session on the local Aboriginal culture.
5:30 PM: Enjoy the sunset over Cable Beach before returning to your accomodation.
Day 2: Wednesday
An immersion into Bardi - Jawi Culture - Stories, Learning, Hunting, Gathering, and a Traditional Dance Performance
8:30 AM: Journey 200km north of Broome, to the Lullumb Aboriginal Community in remote Bardi - Jawi country on the Dampier Peninsula.
11:00 AM: A Traditional Welcome at Lullumb.
11:30 AM: Embark on the Southern Cross Cultural Walk Tour with Bolo's and his family; learn about the traditional lifestyle in Bardi - Jawi Country, and participate in traditional hunting and gathering.
4:00 PM: Experience a traditional Bardi - Jawi Dance Performance.
4:30 PM: Depart Lullumb for a 10 minute drive to the Djarindjin Airport to catch our "Sunset Scenic Coastal Flight" back to Broome. Arriving back at your accomodation approx 6:30pm.
Day 3: Thursday
A Cultural Cruise Through History and A Traditional Karajarri Gathering
9:00 AM: Pick up from the hotel for a Yawuru Cultural Cruise Experience with Bart Pigram.
11:30 AM: Transfer back to the accomodation. Free time until 3pm.
3:00 PM: Transfer to Wakaj Meeting Place.
3:30 PM: Participate in the Mabu Buru Tours Wakaj Experience - learn about Karajarri culture, taste traditionally cooked damper with locally harvested bush honey, and enjoy a traditional dance performance by the Pintirri Dancers.
Day 4: Friday
Exploring Broome or Relax - Your Personal Adventure
All Day: Guests are free to explore Broome or enjoy some downtime. Mabu Buru Tours team can provide local recommendations.
Day 5: Saturday
Expedition Concludes - Your Choice of the Following Options:
- Return home today,
- Extend your stay to further your Broome (or Kimberley) experience,