Local Connections: John Pene Fonmosa

7 hours | Brisbane | B N E - 9 8 5
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Min. age: 10 years | Medical restriction (See special notes)
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Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

WHAT YOU VISIT
Cultural Connection: John Pene Fonmosa
Discover the world of the ancient Aborigines with an excursion led by local artist John Pene Fonmosa. Raised in the Bundjalung Nation, John offers a unique perspective on the history and culture of Australia's first peoples. Learn all about John's interesting artistry including his appointment as Queensland Parliament's inaugural artist-in-residence, hear tales of his ancestors, explore photographs, books, and view Aboriginal language maps and arts and crafts. Try your hand at throwing a Boomerang and discover the meaning behind ancient symbols and the legends they contain

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
To the Aborigines, 940-foot-tall Mt. Coot-tha was a place to collect honey produced by the native sting-less bee. Today, Brisbane's highest vantage point offers panoramic views over Brisbane.

LUNCH
Relax with a casual lunch and drinks along with the opportunity to try native bush foods.

WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY
Sit back and relax as the bustling streets of Brisbane give way to the wooded landscape of Mt. Coot-tha.

Special Notes:

Minimum Age: 10

Medical Restriction:

Guests must be able to board the coach unassisted and sit in a standard seat.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Transfer to Mt Coot-Tha

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time:
01:00

Bush Food & Medicine walk

Time at site:
01:30

Boomerang Throwing. Discover art work and Indigenous stories

Time at site:
01:10

Lunch

Time at site:
01:00

Photos, books, language maps, arts & crafts<br>Q&A session

Time at site:
01:20

Return to the pier

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time:
01:00