Budj Bim is the traditional homelands of the Gunditjmara people, in the south west of Victoria. Unique in the worlds history of human society settled rather than nomadic indigenous community who engineered a stone aquaculture system to farm eels and fish for food.
Evidence of this society including stone houses and fish traps can be seen in the landscape today.
Walk with the Gunditjmara people to experience the indigenous history and stories of the region.
We respectfully acknowledge the traditional owners of the land we live and work on the Gunditjmara
Below is the cost of tours with some information.
Budj Bim offer a range of tours as listed:
This property gives an example of how life was lived pre 1810 ( First contact). The site includes;
Aquaculture, Reconstructed stone house site, Rare geology ( Tumuli’s), Hunting techniques, Sustainable practices. Bush Tucker. Reflection area.
This property includes more aquaculture. archaeologically tested 1500 year old house site. authentic vegetation
Lake Conda Mission.
Historical remains of mission buildings, an opportunity to discuss how life was lived on the mission, and the effects of colonization
A re-flooded wetland approx 200 acres in size. Impressive bird life. Explore on of 12 aquaculture sites on the southern end of the lake. Discussion on hydrology and how the Gunditjmara used this resource.
Budj Bim National Park
The creation story of Budj Bim. Recent volcanic eruptions (7000 years) Use of Eugene Von Guerard painting to showcase land management results