If you wish to register for the Indigenous History Tour or Aboriginal Heritage Tour, please email your request to the Congress Managers at
Indigenous History Tour
Date: Saturday 27 August 2011, 0900 - 1500
Travel to the delightful village of Bundeena and the Royal National Park to view one of the richest and most preserved aboriginal rock engravings in the Sydney area. Local archaeologist, Les Bursill will provide a fascinating insight into the original inhabitants of the Bundeena area, the Dharawal people and tell the story behind their rock engravings, depicting killer whales, stingrays, turtles, kangaroos and a law giver.
Aboriginal Heritage Tour
Date: Thursday 25 August 2011, 0900 - 1200
Experience the world’s oldest living culture on a guided walking tour of the Royal Botanic Gardens and discover the richly diverse history and culture of the Aboriginal people of the Sydney region. The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney was an important Ceremonial site for many of the Sydney Aboriginal clans, and home to the Cadigal clan. Wogganmagule, the gardens area and it’s surrounds, offered an impressive and carefree existence. With a diverse array of bush foods, ample fresh water and a plentiful supply of seafood from the harbour, it was paradise for the local Aboriginal people for thousands of years. On this Aboriginal Heritage Tour experience the culture and food sources of Aboriginal people with an Aboriginal guide in the heart of the city.
Other Sydney Tours – Grey Line
The Congress Managers have negotiated a 20% discount on tours available through Gray Line for WCP 2011 delegates. For further information on these or other tours, or to make a booking on any of these tours and take advantage of the 20% discount, please click on the link below and select ‘Sydney’:
Please find below some suggested touring options from Gray Line:
Sydney City Sights Tour
Blue Mountains Tour
Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb
New Zealand Tours
Imagine an urban environment where everyone lives within half an hour of beautiful beaches, hiking trails and a dozen enchanted holiday islands. Add a sunny climate, a background rhythm of Polynesian culture and a passion for outstanding food, wine and shopping – you’re beginning to get the picture of New Zealand’s capital city, Auckland. Auckland’s blend of islands, Polynesian culture, glistening harbours and modern city environment creates an unbelievable lifestyle ranked amongst the best in the world. New Zealand is only a 3 hour flight from Sydney and provides a great opportunity to enjoy a visit before or after the Congress.
To view a range of New Zealand tours available, go to http://www.graylinevacations.com/Auckland