3 – 10 July 2022
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Dharawal Guided Indigenous Walk – Women's Walk to Minerva Pool

Event Organiser Name: 
Campbelltown City Council
Event Organiser Email: 
Date: 
Saturday, July 9, 2022 - 11:30 to 13:00
Cost of Entry: 
$35 per adult/ $18 per child / Children Under 3 yrs FREE
Event Venue: 
Dharawal National Park - Victoria Road, Wedderburn
City/Town: 
Campbelltown
Post Code: 
2560
State: 
NSW
Dharawal Guided Indigenous Walk – Women's Walk to Minerva Pool
Dharawal National Park is the traditional land of the Dharawal or Tharawal Aboriginal people. Their long connection with this country; the land and waterways, and the plants and animals that live in it feature in all facets of Aboriginal culture and are associated with Dreaming stories and cultural learning that is passed on today. The park protects several ancient Aboriginal sites, including drawings and axe-grinding grooves. Join this unique tour and discover the Dharawal National Park from a Koori perspective. Guided by your Aboriginal Discovery Rangers, listen to their stories, learn about the bush and the environment and start to feel connected to people and country. Later, enjoy the experience of traditional making methods of women and men, by taking part in an activity. For cultural reasons, it has been requested from the local Land Council that adult men abstain from the site of Minerva Pool. Men are welcome to join this walk but will be split from the women about halfway along the trail. The women will take the trail down to Minerva Pool escarpment to take part in an activity with a female Discovery Guide. The men will continue on the trail with a male Discovery Guide to a site with a small waterfall and creek. This site is a significant meeting place for Dharawal men with a connection to Minerva Pool. The women and men will regroup after the activities to continue back up the trail The 10T Management trail/Minerva Pool is rated as a grade 3 medium track, as some sections are unsealed and there is an incline on the return. So if you have limited mobility you may find the walk challenging. If you’d like to try a slightly easier walk, you may enjoy the O’Hare’s Creek Lookout Walk. For bookings please go to Visit Campbelltown.com.au or Macarthur.com.au. For telephone bookings please call the Campbelltown Visitor Information Centre 02 4645 4921 to use your Discover Vouchers book before 30 June 2022. Parent Vouchers are also accepted.