Visitor tours operate daily between 9am-4pm
by appointment only.
Welcome to Brisbane and the Nudgee Water Holes
The Nyanda Cultural Tours offer a way for visitors to uniquely experience a connection to this culturally significant place located so close to the City of Brisbane, Australia. *Nyanda is the Yagara word for waterhole or lagoon.
Whether you’re a local; here on business, a student, or visiting … we’re looking forward to meeting you.
We invite you to spend some time with our Aboriginal tour guides who will lead you around
Brisbane’s Nudgee Waterholes, Bora Ring and Bush Food Gardens site.Features of our tours include Aboriginal cultural insights and stories, Aboriginal history, and Aboriginal cultural performance elements.
During the 1.5 hour visitor tour, you will be able to participate in a smoke ceremony; taste seasonal bush foods and see where witchety grubs live; participate in weaving and ochre-making demonstrations; view a fossilised spear that was discovered here; and listen to a bull-roarer at the sacred Bora Ring.
A bush foods morning tea will also be served as part of this tour, including wattle seed damper with rosella, wild lime and lilly pilly jams; and our very own special Nyanda lemon myrtle cordial.
Cost: $99 per Adult, $69 per Child, or Family of 4 $299 (saving of $40) and every additional child will be charged at a reduced rate.
Tour Times: Visitor tours operate daily between 9am-4pm by appointment only.
All tours will include up to twelve people only (including children and adults), with at least one visitor over the age of 18 accompanying all children.