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    Mount Majura Tour with Thunderstone Aboriginal Cultural Services


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    Event description

    At 888 metres, Mt Majura is the highest peak in suburban Canberra. It provides habitat for a wide range of wildlife, including a number of threatened species, as well as various opportunities for recreation.

    Guide and local Ngunawal traditional custodian, Tyronne Bell will interpret the landscape pointing out the area’s natural resources and how these were expertly used by Aboriginal people. During the walk Tyronne will point out artefacts, bush foods and a scar tree and discuss their traditional uses and cultural significance.

    • Duration of walk: 1.5 hours approx.

    • Degree of difficulty: easy walking on track, gentle incline.

    • What to wear/bring: comfortable, protective clothing; sturdy enclosed walking shoes; water to drink on the walk; a snack and camera.

    Please note: the walk will go ahead in light rain. In the event of heavy rain or strong wind we will need to reschedule for safety reasons. Should it be raining on the morning of the walk, we will be in contact - please ensure we have a current mobile number.

    SCHEDULE/TIMING

    Arrive at Mt Majura – see meeting location below

    10:00am: Welcome, introductions & risk assessment

    10:15am: Commence walk, stopping at various points of interest along track/trail

    11:50am: Return to starting point. If time permits, opportunity for Q&A/further discussion

    12:00pm: Conclude/depart

    EVENT LOCATION

    Tyronne will meet you at Hackett gate carpark  - off Mackenzie Street, Hackett

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