Welcome to Mandjoogoordap Dreaming – Mandurah Aboriginal Cultural Experience
In the local dialect of the region’s first people, ‘Mandjoo’ means (meeting place) and ‘goordap’ means (of the heart).
Cultural knowledge and positive memories are part of the experience that they would like to share with you when you come along on a tour with Mandjoogoordap Dreaming. Their homeland has many secret and wonderful places , each with its own story to tell. Join your host and take away some lasting memories from this special place.
All tours start and finish at the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
River, Estuary & Ocean Tour This Cultural knowledge tour takes you on a journey through the coastal plain, home to our ancestors for thousands of years. A place of great cultural significance to the region’s First People.
Yaburgurt Trail is a cultural layering of significant places around Mandurah about Yaburgurt and his wife, Susan and how their lives interacted with a settler family, the Sutton family. This heritage and historical reflective tour includes stories of the ancient land use, Winjan’s Camp, Yaburgurt's grave and an ocean drive that reflects his totem.
Take a leisurely stroll along the Mandurah Eastern Foreshore exploring this fascinating waterway. Learn about the region’s First People and the pivotal role the waterways played in their lives for thousands of years. Along the way discover little known places of interest and the cultural stories connected to them. Every generation has a story here.
Thrombolites (Woggaal's Noorook) Bus & Walking Tour 2.5hours Thrombolites are the oldest known living bacterial life form, surviving after millions of years of existence. This rare and endangered natural feature is also significant in how local Aboriginal culture have interpreted this location in its Creation Beliefs.