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Killalea State Park would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land, past present and future and further build in depth relationships with the local Aboriginal community to enhance the beauty of this natural treasure.

The Illawarra region was first occupied by the Elouera, Korewal and Jerrungarugh tribes who lived in the Dharawal Nation and spoke the Dharawal language.

Killalea State Park was very important to the Aboriginal people as there was abundant food supply and various plants used for both medicinal and food purposes. There are large midden areas within the park and areas that are culturally significant to both Aboriginal men and women.


Book a tour with Killalea Cultural Tours:

Book a tour with Killalea Cultural Tours and you will experience the genuine culture of the Illawarra. Catering for all user groups from all over the world. Killalea Cultural Tours can design a tour to complement your needs. Catering for small and large groups and personal guided tours are also available on enquiry.

  • Learn about the Aboriginal History of Killalea and the diversity of the local Aboriginal people.
  • Have a taste of our local bush foods along the way with our professional guides.
  • Experience Bush Tucker at its best with meals especially cooked at the Killalea Cafe overlooking the breathtaking views of Killalea Beach, a dedicated National Surfing Reserve.
  • Learn how to play Aboriginal games.
  • Learn about the use of tools and participate in the making of artefacts.
  • Throw a spear or a boomerang to test your skill.
  • Stay the night in the Killalea Camp Ground and book our Dreamtime story telling and dancing around the fire, an experience you will never forget.

Prices:

Guided Walking Tours:


Early Bird Guided Tour:

Tour Time: 6:00am 9:00am
Minimum 10 adults, includes a bacon and egg roll + coffee after your tour overlooking Killalea Beach. Meet at the Killalea Café 200mon left after main entrance.

- $25.00 per adult

- $15.00 per child over 12years

- $10 per Child under 12years

- Children under 5 are free

- $60.00 per family 2 adults and 2 children

- Pensioner discount also available


Mid Morning and Afternoon Guided Tour:

Tour Times:

Morning: 10:00am 12:30

Afternoon: 1:30pm 3.30pm

Minimum 5 adults, the tour starts at the Killalea Café overlooking Killalea Beach and off towards the Killalea Lagoon.

- $20.00 per adult

- $10.00 per child over 12 years

- $5.00per child under 12 years

- Children under 5 are free.

- $40.00 per family, 2 adults and 2 children

- Pensioner discounts are available


Sunset Guided Tour

Tour Times: 5:00pm 7:30pm.

Starts at the Killalea Café and finishes with a bush tucker dinner and your choice of Emu, Crocodile, Wallaby, Kangaroo or Barramundi served with bush peppers, salad and fresh damper. All served whilst overlooking the beautiful Killalea Beach.

- $70.00 per adult

- $40.00 per child over 12 years

- $25.00 per child under 12 years

- $160.00 per family, 2 adults and 2 children

- Children under 5 the tour is free (meals cost extra)

- Pensioner discounts are available


Dreamtime stories and Dance by the camp fire:


Tour Times:
 7:00pm 9:30pm.

This tour is based in the Killalea Camp Ground so come and join in the fun of Aboriginal Dance and story telling. This is not to be missed. The display will include a hands on artefact display, a great one for all ages. Everyone will be able to learn to dance to the Didgeridoo (Yidaki) and the clap sticks whilst our expert guides teach you how to move and sing along. (Minimum booking 20 people).

- $15.00 per adult

- $10.00 per child over 12 years

- $5.00 per child under 12 years

- $40.00 per family, 2 adults and 2 children

- Children under 5 are free

- Pensioner discounts available


Stay the Night Tour:


Tour Times:
 8:30am Saturday morning until 10:00am Sunday morning. (Prices Include accommodation on Friday night).

Come and stay in our professionally setup glamping tents within our primitive camping area and stay by the camp fire. On the Saturday morning you will be picked up and taken to the Killalea Café where you will enjoy a meal for two of your choice. 

After breakfast you will be taken on a tour around the Lagoon and learn about the history of Killalea. Once the morning tour is completed you will be taken to the Minnamurra River for your choice of a swim or fishing.

Your freshly packed picnic lunch will be delivered to you at the location to relax and enjoy. After you have had your picnic you will be taken to your tent for some free time until you are taken for diner at the Killalea Café for a bush meal of your choice.

Then take a step back into the Dreamtime with Richard Campbell and Anthony Moore around the camp fire.
You will learn to sing, dance whilst listening too to dreamtime stories that have been past down from generation to generation.

Sunday Morning you will be picked up and taken down to Killalea Beach (the Farm) for a surfing lesson by qualified instructors.

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