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Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours

Arnhem Highway | Adelaide River NT, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Grahme, and another great guide (sorry, I have forgotten your name) and Emmy were great at their... read more

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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Want to learn about Northern Australian Aboriginal culture and way of life? Then this is a tour not to be missed, come with us, we will truly inspire you with our rich culture, from a bush tucker walk and talk through to throwing a spear as well as sharing our stories of how we use the land and how our people used the land. We will share with you the stories of why the plants are important as we follow the seasons hunting and gathering bush tucker and medicine. You will be our guest on our country, we will share our culture with you, our arms are open, we deliver our talks at a high standard and we thrive to be the best at it! All age groups are welcome, it's educational, fun, creative and importantly it's knowledge that that has been passed down for years and we want to share it with you! 2 hours with us and we will have you wanting more!!! We are fully 100% aboriginal owned and operated. We also offer afternoon art painting activities..come along and bring the family it will be fun!
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Arnhem Highway | Adelaide River NT, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Grahme, and another great guide (sorry, I have forgotten your name) and Emmy were great at their job as their passion showed in everything they said/did. Loved the info on bush medicine/tucker, basket weaving, spear throwing and didgeridoo information. This is a "must do' when...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for a polished tour that looks good this is not for you. If you want a real experience with real people. Who are passionate about there culture then this is a must. We could have spent all day there as there was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish it was very educational and inspiring. It was good see the whole family involved with the guided tour. Very family orientated. The girls and I had a great time. The damper was amazing and the hands on painting art was alot...More

Thank Adam W
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L123illy, Public Relations Manager at Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Adam, You have a beautiful family and we are glad you enjoyed the experience with Pudakul and hope you enjoy the rest of your visit to Darwin. If you are ever up this way again please give us a call...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I think the tour with Graham is a “must do” in Darwin. This is a very fascinating and interesting experience. Knowing about Aboriginal traditions and culture makes everyone richer in our souls. Thank you for sharing a bit of your life with us.More

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LynetteK994, Guest Relations Manager at Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hello FabioNDgiada, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read that you recommend our tours as a "must do" when in Darwin as it is a fascinating and interesting experience. We are happy to share a bit of our life with you and...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

From the time Elder Graeme/Graham picked us up from the hotel the facts began about Darwin, the NT and onto the cultural tour. Learning about the didgeridoo and all other wooden instruments. Then to his daughter (very Scotty forgot her name) with bush tucker and...More

Thank Peterlinc
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L123illy, Public Relations Manager at Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hello Peterlinc, Thanks a million for providing feedback for others to read about the tours and your firsthand experience with Pudakul. Graham is delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tour and will do the tour if you ever return. Tarizma also said to say...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you both for sharing your culture, traditions and environment with such genuine knowledge and passion. We recommend everyone to take this tour if possible.

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L123illy, Public Relations Manager at Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you for your review, we are glad to read that you enjoyed the experience with Graham and Tarizma. Thank you coming along and experiencing the tour and highly recommending it to others. Thank you from the Pudakul team. :)

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

It was amazing to see and hear about the culture that they still keep and their stories about their chosen animals. Really enjoyed the spear throwing and the information about the basket making.

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L123illy, Public Relations Manager at Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are glad that you enjoyed listening and learning about the local wetland culture and animals and it is really great to hear that you enjoyed throwing the spears and hearing about the basket weaving.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Went to their Open Day which was advertized to be open from 2pm to 6pm. We got there at 145pm, to see nothing ready to go. We waited until just before 3pm, when they started the opening ceremony (which had NO acknowledgement of past and...More

1  Thank Jason L
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L123illy, Public Relations Manager at Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for your feedback Jason L, The open day event was not a tour or one of our touring products. We have so many excellent reviews based on our tour, what you rated us on was not a touring product at all, it was just...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Absolutely wonderful day out. Great to get out of the city and into the natural habitat of Darwin and the surrounds. A well organised Jumping Crocs tour and just the right amount of time. We were made feel very welcome and learnt so much, a...More

1  Thank Karen H
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L123illy, Public Relations Manager at Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks for your review Karen H, We are thrilled that you enjoyed the experience yesterday and rated Pudakul a 5/5. Graham and team were thrilled to receive your review and they too said that you were both lovely guests to have on tour and raved...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours with Graham and girls on their country. We were welcomed onto country (awesome) then learned all about their culture and knowledge. Didg playing, basket weaving, bush medicine and other cultural practices. Amazing time. Thanks so much for welcoming us &...More

1  Thank alali5012
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LynetteK994, Public Relations Manager at Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hello alali5012 Thank you for your review 5/5. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time spent with Graham and the girls and happy to hear that you will recommend our tour to everyone. Thank you once again for your sharing your firsthand...More

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Indijana P
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It’s an opportunity for you to learn about our culture. You might be stuck one day and may need a survival skill.
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I answered this question about a day after, I suggest that you get in touch with Wayoutback tours in Darwin and they will let you know. The tour took us a day but we were incorporating this visit alongside our Litchfield... More
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