Narlijia Experiences Broome

REGION : Kimberley
LOCATION : PO Box 6020, Broome 6725
OWNERSHIP: Aboriginal owned & operated
CONTACT : Bart Pigram
PHONE : 08 9195 0232

Key Experiences

  • Learn about Aboriginal history and culture
  • Learn how to collect prepare and eat “bush tucker” – native food found in the outback
  • Learning about the Aboriginal Dreamtime ( the Dreamtime are Aboriginal stories and legends of how their land was created)
  • Take part in a traditional Aboriginal fishing experience ( go on an Aboriginal fishing tour learn how to spear fish)
  • Tours of sacred and historic Aboriginal sites with a local Aboriginal tour guide

In the local Yawuru language ‘Narlijia’, means ‘True for you’.

Bart Pigram is a Yawuru man from the West Kimberley region of northwest Australia. Born and bred in Broome Bart has a passion for telling the complete story of life in Broome. Drawing on knowledge gained from living a saltwater lifestyle as well as professional training as a curator Bart started Narlijia Tours in 2015. Narlijia means ‘true for you’ in the Yawuru (Australian Aboriginal) language reflecting Bart’s wish to tell the ‘entire’ story sharing his Aboriginal and multicultural perspective first hand.

Being part of the large Pigram-Puertollano family Bart belongs to a long tradition of pearling workers and musicians. This heritage enables Bart many rich and fascinating stories of life around the beautiful turquoise waters of Roebuck Bay, Broome. A natural entertainer you can join Bart on one of his unique tours of Broome and the Bay and see the country and lifestyle from his unique perspective including Dampier Creek and the rich pickings in the mangrove forests and on the jabalbal (mudflats)

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