Yarriba Dreaming

CONNECT WITH COUNTRY IN THE STUNNING SCENIC RIM REGION

Yarriba Dreaming

29-31 August 2022

Unearth your connection to nature and explore your own Dreaming on this 3-day personal journey at Mount Barney Lodge.

Immerse yourself in the ancient landscapes of the Scenic Rim – walking, sharing stories, learning traditional Indigenous ways of living, and considering your own place in nature.

Yarriba means ‘walking’ and we will walk together.

Yarriba Dreaming Tour Guide

Your Guides

Your host is Gurruhmun ‘Old Man Kangaroo’, a Ugarapul and Bidjara man with ancient local heritage. He will welcome you to this Country and help you build your connection to nature. 

Mount Barney Lodge guides will accompany you on walks and ensure you have a warm and comfortable stay at this genuine ecotourism retreat.

DAY 1

FIND YOURSELF ON COUNTRY

Make your own way to Mount Barney Lodge and meet your fellow explorers. A traditional smoking ceremony will welcome you to Country and put you at ease in this idyllic landscape. 

Walk to an ancient birthing water hole to share stories. Receive your Totem and language name. Learn the traditional and scientific context of Mount Barney and the Scenic Rim region. 

A night walk will complete
an insightful day.  

DAY 2

DEEPER CONNECTIONS

Breathe in the sunrise with traditional meditation and silent reflection.

Explore survival on Country, building a shelter, searching for bush tucker, making fire and learning bushwalking skills. 

Traditional stories will bring the landscape to life and inspire your spiritual connection.

Your camp oven dinner at
the campfire will be topped off with cook-your-own
sweet damper. 

DAY 3

INITIATION & DIRECTION

Enjoy boomerang and spear throwing, discovering traditional hunting principles.

Give your totem life in an art workshop and virtual initiation. 

Discuss your time together and future directions at a picnic beside the creek. 

Farewell with a final smoking ceremony to set you on your next journey.

Disconnect from your everyday to reconnect with nature and culture. Walk on Country to discover your Dreaming, have fun with like-minded people and explore new perspectives.

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