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Poornarti Aboriginal Tours

Denmark, Western Australia 6333, Australia
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In your own backyard...

Joey and Catherine took us on an authentic journey of learning in country we are lucky enough to... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Kaziah K
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Aboriginal tour a highlight of our annual holiday in Denmark

My husband and I live in Perth and stay in Denmark nearly every year, it is such a beautiful spot... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
EvanandMelanie
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Perth, Australia
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Poornarti Aboriginal Tours brings the country of the Noongar people to life through immersive, intimate and interactive experiences. They offer Denmark and Albany day tours, overnight camps, custom tours, art demonstrations and a traditional healing. Transport is in an air-conditioned bus, with on board PA. The guide is an Aboriginal Elder, artist and Lore Man of the Koreng people.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Denmark, Western Australia 6333, Australia
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Joey and Catherine took us on an authentic journey of learning in country we are lucky enough to live in. A wonderful opportunity to become aware of the beautiful and complex culture of the people who walked so respectfully through this country and still do....More

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Catherine M, Manager at Poornarti Aboriginal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you Annmaree, for you positive review. Joey and I very much appreciated your thoughtful curiosity, interest and observations.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My husband and I live in Perth and stay in Denmark nearly every year, it is such a beautiful spot we keep coming back. This summer, we joined Joey on an Aboriginal tour of Denmark to learn more about the Aboriginal history of a place...More

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Catherine M, Manager at Poornarti Aboriginal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Dear Melanie and Evan, Thank you so much for your positive review. We are so glad you took the opportunity to take this Denmark tour and gain a new perspective on Denmark. Aboriginal cultural sites and lifestyle and knowledge in and of Denmark can be...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

At the heart of Poornarti Aborginal Tours are two amazing humans that live and breath sharing. Together Joey and Catherine create an experience that transcends all expection. Sending you on a journey of love, acceptance, connection and healing. The way that Joey generously shares his...More

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Catherine M, Manager at Poornarti Aboriginal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

The 'Seeing Like an Eagle', community art weekend workshop, that you attended, was a great success, we think. As the first workshop to take place in our new gallery and cultural centre, it was heartening to see the space come alive with so much creativity....More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Over the course of a weekend, Joey and Catherine took us on a journey of connecting to country, creativity and sharing. I found it a rewarding and enriching experience.

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Catherine M, Manager at Poornarti Aboriginal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thank you, Basil, for your review, and for the input and effort you put into creating the two beautiful collaborative canvasses that map the waterways of Kwoorabup (Denmark).

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We have had a few different experiences on Aboriginal Tours but Joey and Catherine shared and gave us more than only explanation or information. We could feel totally integrated and so respectful of this gifted nature- difficult to explain the deep feelings and thoughts but...More

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Catherine M, Manager at Poornarti Aboriginal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you, Esther M. We were heartened to learn that you have been seeking out a variety of Aboriginal tours and experiences in WA. There certainly are diverse experiences to be had, from walking tours in the towns and cities, to full on bush and...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Rather a unique presentation by Joey about his ancestors, Aboriginal beliefs, way of thinking and adjustments that had been made just to survive throughout history. We've enjoyed the enthusiasm by which the knowledge was passed to us.More

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Catherine M, Manager at Poornarti Aboriginal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you. We were glad to be able to provide you with some insights. And it was interesting, for us also, to think of some of the similar cultural experiences, that came up in our discussions. It is always a learning experience, to meet people...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Earlier this month my wife and I travelled with close American friends through south-west WA. In total, our four friends, three of whom had never been Down Under, spent a month in Australia. The delights they took in included the splendours of the Great Ocean...More

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Catherine M, Manager at Poornarti Aboriginal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Dear Peter, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are so glad we were able to fill the role of being the highlight in your friends trip! When Joey conducts tours for visitors and locals, he does not put...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Touring through Joey's native land and experiencing it with him, Catherine, and our small group of friends was one of the best highlights of our entire travels. We visited from California on a 5 week vacation around Australia and New Zealand. Joey and Catherine are...More

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Catherine M, Manager at Poornarti Aboriginal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share what you and your group thought of your tour with us. We are, indeed, passionate about what we do and love to share knowledge and appreciation for this ancient culture. If we manage to inspire...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My name is Lauren and I come from USA. We are on a family trip. I just had the most incredible tour with Joey and Catherine they went to great length to make sure my party and I were comfortable, and took good care of...More

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Catherine M, Manager at Poornarti Aboriginal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Kaya, Lauren, Thank you for taking the the time to post us a review. It was a real pleasure to host you and your family. You were an interested and respectful group and we enjoyed the conversations, sharing and laughs. Wishing you well on the...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The weekend I spent with Poornarti was one of the best I've ever experienced. I learnt so much about Noongar history and wisdom - we sang, painted, laughed, cried, visited sacred sites and together created a stunning artwork. We had a smoking and healing ceremony,...More

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