Aboriginal Art and Cultural Tours
Aboriginal tours in Australia break away from the mainstream travel
options and help you to explore Australia and its culture in a new and
truly adventurous manner. There are a number of travel and tour
operators through Australia that helps you to uncover the tradition and
culture of the country and lets you to learn much more about this oldest
living culture of the world.
Travellers interested in the culture can visit the remote art regions of
Arnhem Land and Katherine. Here you will be able to uncover the
technique of transforming story into exquisite art. There are indigenous
festivals held throughout the Northern Territory, where the Aboriginal
communities open their doors to the travellers and other people who are
interested to explore their culture.
The activities that are held in these festivals will allow you to
understand the culture of the people. The festivals hold art sales and
auctions, bush tucker displays. Traditional music and dancing – all
these add to the feel and excitement of the experience.
There are a number of tour operators throughout Australia who will
arrange Aboriginal tours for you. These operators offer a number of
itineraries – each catering to your specific need and requirements.
If you are interested in collecting aboriginal arts, you can look for an
operator that helps you with all the travel details. For about
AUD$8,600.00 per person, you can book a fully escorted trip for five
days, that will take you to visit the four Arnhemland Art Centres. In
addition, local hosts will help you to learn a wealth of details about
the aboriginal art and culture.
This ‘Collect Aboriginal Art’ programme will help you to spend your time
in the very place where these arts are produced, thus giving you an
insider’s view into their style. You can directly buy your art from the
community art centres that help to develop local talent.
You will find some of the most successful aboriginal arts in and around
the Red Centre. Here, you can discover the transition of Aboriginal art
from caves to the canvas. The local galleries in Alice Springs will add
further to your over all experience of the Aboriginal art of Australia.
To experience the art and culture of the Aborigines even more, you can
visit the Alice Desert Festival that will be held between September 10
and 19, 2010. The festival will showcase the arts of the region and will
also feature dance and music, thus giving you a taste of the Aboriginal
culture. You can also visit the Barunga Cultural and Sports Festival
between June 11 and 14, 2010 or the Stone Country Festival that will be
held sometime around August 28, 2010.
If you want a first hand experience of the culture and art of the
Aborigines, take a tour of the special festivals that are held