Unkya Local Aboriginal Land Council
We are the only Indigenous Tour Operators in the Nambucca Valley. We offer two authentic Cultural experiences. Operating out of Scotts Head, NSW.
Giinagay Ngujawiny Yilaami Yaam Gumbaynggirr Jagun (Hello everybody welcome! This is Gumbaynggirr Country).
Unkya LALC Cultural Eco Tours offer two authentic Cultural experiences. Operating out of Scotts Head, NSW . Sink your toes in the sand, listen, learn & experience the essence Gumbaynggirr Jagun (Homelands).
* Welcome to Country &
* Smoking & Cleansing Traditional ceremony
* Creation Stories of the Gumbaynggirr people
* Bush & Sea Tucker Demonstrations
* Food sources & Hunting Methods
* Traditional Fish Trap Totems, how they connect & relate to eco systems
* Learn holistic uses for medicinal plants
* Engage in the Gumbaynggirr language
* Learn about the local environment & cultural landscape
* Identify Native plant species
* Traditional foods
* Information on Threatened & Critically endangered species
Authentic Indigenous experience!
The Nambucca Valley. Discover it. Love it.
Head south on the Pacific Highway from Nambucca Heads, pass through Macksville, follow the highway till you get to Scotts Head turn off. Follow the road to arrive in Scotts Head.
UNKYA LOCAL ABORIGINAL LAND COUNCIL TERMS & CONDITIONS
Unkya LALC accepts your booking subject to the following terms and conditions.
Please ensure you read carefully and understand these terms prior to confirming your booking.
Your booking is confirmed on receipt of payment. All participants must confirm bookings in advance. Unkya LALC recommends booking early to avoid disappointment.
Prices are per person in Australian dollars. GST is not applicable.
Tickets are transferable. Please notify Unkya LALC of the new participant.
Child price is for children 8-16 inclusive. Children under 8 are free of charge.
Once the tour has departed no portion of the payment is refundable no exceptions.
Third Party Bookings
Booking vouchers must be shown when booking is made through a third party booking agent (“Reseller”).
Participants who purchased the tour through a Reseller are subject to the conditions of the booking agent.
2. Cancellation Policy
Cancellations will result in the following:
More than 30 days notice: Full refund of the Tour Fee
Less than 30 days notice and more than 24 hours notice: 50% refund of the Tour Fee
Less than 24 hours notice: No refund
No refunds are payable to persons booking with a gift voucher.
Unkya LALC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the tour if raining or in cases of extreme weather or dangerous conditions that are not within the control of the guide or Unkya LALC.
3. Gift vouchers
Gift vouchers are not redeemable for cash and must be used prior to the expiry date. Participants using a gift voucher must ensure they are booked on a tour in order for gift vouchers to be redeemed.
Unkya LALC reserve the right to stop any Participants from continuing the tour if they breach our safety standards or if the participant is behaving in an unacceptable manner or affected by any substance.
Any person who is expelled from the Tour on this basis will forfeit the Tour Fee.
The tour route includes walking over uneven ground sand dunes and up and down steps - "the activities'
Due to the nature and extent of the activities you warrant that:
a. You are physically and mentally able to undertake the activities;
b. You have no pre-existing condition that may be affected by the activities; and
c. You have adequate and appropriate footwear and clothing for the activities.
You understand and agree to accept full responsibility for your own safety and well-being during the tour. This includes paying due care and attention to potential obstacles and dangers.
Unkya LALC accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or injury incurred as a result of participation in the tour to the extent permitted by law. In the event that any statute prevents liability being excluded or modified then this clause shall be interpreted as applying only to such liability that can be excluded or modified by agreement between the parties.
Unkya LALC accepts no liability for any loss or damage to your personal property while on the tour including but not limited to personal belongings valuables photographic equipment or clothing.
You agree to indemnify Unkya LALC from and against any claim by a third party for loss or damage (and the legal costs incurred in defending the same) arising out of your conduct while participating in the Tour or due to any breach of these Terms and Conditions.
Unkya LALC is not liable for any loss damage or inconvenience arising from or incidental to any delay in the scheduled tour taking place.
Any loss or damage to third party property is solely your responsibility.
7. Miscellaneous Terms
(a) All Participants acknowledge and agree that that Unkya LALC is expressly authorised to take photographs of Participants during the tour and utilise such photographs for the purpose of promoting Unkya Lalc Cultural Eco Tours including but not limited to being displayed on the Unkya LALC website.
(b) Photographs remain copyright to Unkya LALC and may only be used or reproduced by Participants for private or domestic purposes and must not be used for any commercial purpose including promotion of any supplier or any supplier's products or services without prior written permission from Unkya LALC.
8. Governing Law
These Terms are governed by the laws of New South Wales Australia. Unkya LALC and each Participant submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New South Wales in respect of these Terms and any dispute between them.
Hours: 9am to 5pm