Lumbarni Island, The Kimberley
Sail into beautiful Prince Frederick Harbour, known for its abundant and diverse wildlife on your way to Lumbarni Island.
This is the land of the Wandjina people where you will be given the opportunity to learn about and explore traditional ‘story places’ and view ancient art belonging to the Wandjina painted on the walls, ceilings and floors of natural rock formations and caves. These bold paintings are a remarkable insight into the rich culture of the land and the stories of early life and contact between cultures.
Feel a deep spiritual connection with the past as you explore this ancient site of great natural splendour.
“Here we were able to access a couple of the numerous ‘story places’ belonging to the Wandjina tradition, which included a beautiful portrait of a colourful Wandjina personality displayed beneath a low rock overhang behind the beach.”
– Guest Lecturer Greg Watson aboard Coral Adventurer, 17 May 2021