5 Must-Visit Aboriginal Landmarks In Australia

Marshall Batteries, your trusted roadside assistance and car battery provider, goes beyond just keeping your vehicle running. We also help people discover Australia’s finest destinations and experiences because we love the great outdoors, just like you! Here are our top five must-visit aboriginal landmarks in Australia:


1. Uluru – The Most Iconic Site in Indigenous Australia

Uluru - The Most Iconic Site in Indigenous Australia

Caption: Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons.

Where: Uluru is found in Central Australia, in the southern part of the Northern Territory. It’s a five-hour drive (335 kilometres) from to the southwest of Alice Springs, which is the nearest big town.

Uluru is one of the most popular landmarks of Australia – but did you know there is more to the site than just a giant red rock? Located in the heart of Australia, the traditional owners of the land, the Anangu, still maintain a solid connection to the majestic beauty of the vast outback and its longstanding overseer – Uluru or Ayers Rock.

There are thousands of indigenous stories, art forms and cultural traditions to discover, which is one of the reasons that Uluru remains the most recognised must-visit indigenous sight in the country.


2. Kata Tjuta – Just 45 Minutes Away From Uluru

Kata Tjuta - Just 45 Minutes Away From Uluru

Caption: A stunning view of Kata Tjuta from Uluru. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons.

Where: Located about 45 minutes drive west of Uluru and about five hours away from Alice Springs.
Meaning “many heads” in the language of the Aboriginal Pitjantjatjara tribe, this site is sacred to the Anangu tribe, with many of the legends of the group still remaining hidden.

Spanning across 20 kilometres of terrain, Kata Tjuta consists of 26 dome-shaped rocks and is only 30 kilometres from Uluru. Kata Tjuta is a must-visit indigenous sight for the spiritual and educational experience it provides. Walk through the numerous trails and discover the magic yourself.

Both Uluru and Kata Tjuta are pretty remote sites. So, make sure you’re well-prepared for the journey; check if your car battery needs a replacement, and if yes, Holler for a Marshall at 1300 627 742, and we’ll get you moving again.


3. Ngilgi Cave – A spectacular Karst cave system!

Ngilgi Cave - A spectacular Karst cave system

Caption: Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons.

Where: Located in Western Australia by the Margaret River; it’s a little off the beaten track but totally worth it! Wardandi and Bibbulman Country is about 40 minutes away from Margaret River.

Ngilgi Cave has many traditional caves and landscapes that make it one of Australia’s must-visit indigenous sites. Opt for a tour and view the eyes through the traditional owners with live demonstrations of spears, boomerangs and the didgeridoo, or explore the bush and get in touch with the land.


4. Birrarung Marr – Stunning Art Installations

Birrarung Marr - Stunning Art Installations

Caption: Art installation at Birrarung Marr. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons.

Where: Just a stroll away from the Melbourne city centre, the sacred Aboriginal site of Birrarung Marr is located on the north bank of Melbourne’s very own Yarra River.

Why is Birrarung Marr sacred? There is so much ceremonial significance to Birrarung Marr. It is here that aboriginal groups came together to celebrate when the eels were migrating. There is a large-scale art installation built here to honour the tr

adition, with the images on the boulders representing the five tribes who gathered here.
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5. South Australian Museum – See Over 3K Indigenous Artifacts!

Where: Located in the heart of the Adelaide city centre.

Home to more than 3,000 Aboriginal items and artwork, it’s no wonder that the South Australian Museum makes it on our list of must-visit indigenous sites. With the largest amounts of artefacts in Australia on display, the museum exhibits boomerangs, shields, weapons – and even an intact bark canoe. Soak in the culture and learn the traditions and history of Australia’s native people.

If this list has inspired you to seek out more of Australia’s natural sacred beauty, you might also enjoy our guide to the country’s best National Park getaways.

Hopefully, you’ve added these spectacular indigenous sites to your travel itinerary! Remember, if you find yourself in any trouble on the way to your next adventure, call Marshall Batteries for roadside assistance, a jump-start, a new battery or even a fuel top-up!



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