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Koomal Dreaming

Monday to Sunday 9-5pm
From AUD $65 for adults
Yallingup Caves Rd, Yallingup WA 6282
The cultural experiences depart from either of the following meeting points: Ngilgi Cave (Yallingup Caves Road, Yallingup) or Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse precinct (1267 Cape Naturaliste Road, Naturaliste), both just a 10 - 15min drive from Dunsborough.
  • Private or custom tours
  • Child Friendly
    Child Friendly
  • Sunny Day
    Sunny Day
  • Walking & Hiking
    Walking & Hiking

For over 50,000 years, the Wadandi of the Busselton, Dunsborough and Margaret River areas of Australia’s south-west have walked this ancient land. Koomal Dreaming is your opportunity to follow in their footsteps and experience Wadandi country through their eyes.

Wadandi custodian Josh “Koomal” Whiteland will introduce you to the world’s oldest living culture with his authentic, personal interpretation. Be moved by the skill and intensity of Josh’s didgeridoo playing & fire-making, taste native foods, discover bush medicine and meet the animals, plants and Dreaming spirits that have enriched the lives of Wadandi people since time began.

Koomal Dreaming provides an opportunity for visitors to experience Wadandi and Bibbulman country through the eyes of the traditional owners.

From his home base of Dunsborough, Josh provides guests with the opportunity to taste native foods, discover bush medicine, and experience traditional fire lighting. Josh recounts stories of the Dreaming spirits that relate to his traditional area and takes visitors deep into Ngilgi Cave for a uniquely memorable didgeridoo cave experience. A limited number of tours are available at the stunning Cape Naturaliste location in Margaret River.

Providing a deep connection and lasting memories, Josh will also provide a deeper appreciation of the beautiful and inspiring Cape to Cape region. 

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Plan Your Trip: Featured Itineraries

7 Days of Summer in the Margaret River Region

  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • 1 x half-day tour Cape Cultural Tours & Koomal Dreaming
  • 1 x half-day tour with Bike Swim Hike Dunsborough
  • 1x 3 hour sail with Willie Pearl Lugger Cruises
  • 1 x half-day tour with Augusta River Tours

2020 Global Eco Conference – Margaret River Stay Package – 4 nights

4 nights accommodation as selected

This itinerary can be tailored specifically to your travel dates and interests. Please contact Central Reservations on +61 8 9780 5911 or enquire below.

Design your own stay here

 

2020 Global Eco Conference – Margaret River Coast Package – 7 nights

7 nights accommodation as selected
Cape Naturaliste Coast & Wildlife Tour
Whale Watching on Geographe Bay
Busselton Jetty & Underwater Observatory Tour
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Tower Tour
Jewel Cave Tour

This itinerary can be tailored specifically to your travel dates and interests. Please contact Central Reservations on +61 8 9780 5911 or enquire below.

7 Days of Autumn in Your Margaret River Region

  • 6 nights’ accommodation in two stunning locations with Bettenay’s and Redgate Forest Retreat
  • Didgeridoo performance deep inside the remarkable Ngilgi Cave
  • A fun and fascinating personalised tour with All About Margaret River
  • A visit to Eagles Heritage to witness these amazing creatures in flight

From Melbourne to Margaret River: 4 Day Getaway

  • 3 nights accommodation for two adults
  • Guided tour of Cape Naturaliste and Ngilgi Cave with Wadandi Cultural Custodian Josh Whiteland from Cape Cultural Tours
  • Lunch and behind the scenes tour at one of the region’s founding estates, Leeuwin or Voyager
  • Half or Full-Day Nature Tour with an operator of your choice
  • Farm-to-table lunch at Cullen Wine

Google Reviews

10
Aug
2020
My partner and I attended Josh's Twilight Didgeridoo Cave Tour and had a fantastic time. Josh's knowledge was incredible and gave us a new perspective on the Australian Bushland. The didgeridoo performance in the heart of the cave was breathtaking. Highly recommend to anyone who is visiting the South West Region! Thank you for sharing this amazing experience with us, Josh! Jack Smith
05
Aug
2020
I went to spend some time with Josh as a part of my tourism work - and I was absolutely blown away by the experience. Great knowledge, incredible stories and a didgeridoo performance that gave me chills. Highly recommended Aaron Green
22
Jul
2020
Shared this wonderful experience with my 13yo daughter and it's one of the most lovely and memorable things we have done within Australia. I would love every West Australian and every visitor here to have the privilege of experiencing this. Spending this time on country and Josh's knowledge as a proud Wadandi man was just incredible and I've been recommending it to everyone. I've even referred the business to a local travel agent I know who is looking for new ways for her clients to experience WA now that we are dealing with the challenges of the pandemic. We did the sunset tour which finished with Josh playing the didgeridoo inside Ngilgi Cave which was so haunting we had chills. Next time we plan to do one of the longer tours as we have heard Josh is an amazing cook and we are more intrigued with bush tucker and just being able to understand this country better from the vast knowledge and experience of its traditional custodians. Maggie Petrie
19
Nov
2019
This is an amazing experience that any visitor to the South West should make it their priority to enjoy. Josh is a fantastic storyteller/educator and is also a really nice and genuine guy. Spending time with him will leave a lasting impression on any guest that joins his tours. Learning about the Wadandi culture, native foods and bush medicine whilst also witnessing him play the didgeridoo in the beautiful Ngilgi Cave are all incredible experiences. As a local from Margaret River that also runs a tourism business I would highly recommend any visitor to the Margaret River region to book a tour with Josh and Koomal Dreaming as it will be the highlight of your holiday. Paul Berry
04
Aug
2019
Incredible, inspiring and beautiful! My kids are counting down till the next experience leisa mcdonald
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