Hunt for 'bakuwi' totems in the ancient forests of
Alum Mountain - Bulahdelah
Departs 9am Tea Gardens Public Wharf & back 3pm (6 hours)
EXPERIENCE the "Wild Myall" Coast. See long sandy beaches, lakes, rugged headlands and the twin coastal villages of Tea Gardens-Hawks Nest linked by the ‘Singing Bridge’. The Joy Bus picks you up & first stop is Main Beach with spectacular views out to Broughton Island & ancient Yacaaba Head. Then loop to stunning Jimmys Beach & across to Winda Woppa point. Past Hawks Nest, into the National Park past huge sand dunes rolling down to the Pacific. Morning tea is provided. Tour to Bombah Point & onto the ferry across The Broadwater.
We land in Bulahdelah against a backdrop of soaring native forests to hunt for the Worimi 'bakuwi' totems carved into ancient trees. Bulahdelah 'big rock' or Alum Mountain - an Aboriginal Place in recognition of its cultural, spiritual & historical significance to the Worimi people. It's imposing rocky tors were & are important to the Traditional Owners of the land. Totem Map provided.
Next it is time for a delicious pub lunch option at the historic Plough Inn Hotel built in 1862 (purchase own meal & drinks).
Jump back in the Joy Bus & tour back to Tea Gardens Public Wharf.