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Head and neck of a superb lyrebirdGANG GANG TOURS BLOG

Can this bird mimic the sound of a chainsaw?!

Yes it can! The Superb Lyrebird and the Albert’s Lyrebird are native to Australia, and can be found in sub-tropical rainforests on the south eastern seaboard. The Albert’s Lyrebird is endangered, and is only found in a small section of south east Queensland. Some of their Aboriginal names are Woorail,…
Janine Becker
September 4, 2016
Woman holding plate of oysters pumping fist with smile on faceGANG GANG TOURS BLOG

The best seafood in the world!

The Sapphire Coast of New South Wales produces some of the best seafood in the world, and has a long history of award winning cuisine. Eden Smokehouse in Snug Cove has been operating since 1998, and smokes local sardines and kingfish, as well as eel, mussels and trout. I am…
Janine Becker
August 5, 2016

The Yuin Nation

NAIDOC Week finished last Sunday July 10, so I thought now would be a good time to talk about the traditional owners of south eastern New South Wales; the Yuin Nation. Most agree that Yuin is the collective term for several tribal areas from Cape Howe (NSW/Vic border), north to…
Janine Becker
July 16, 2016

Killers of Eden

The town of Eden, on the far south coast of New South Wales, has a fascinating history involving the whaling industry, ancient Aboriginal ritual, and Old Tom the killer whale and his pod. Commercial whaling in Eden began around 1828, and soon after, stories began to emerge of the peculiar…
Janine Becker
July 3, 2016

Five amazing things about Kosciuszko National Park!

Five amazing things about Kosciuszko National Park! 1. Kosciuszko National Park (KNP) is home to the highest point on the continent – Targangal (Mt Kosciuszko) at 2228m in altitude. Targangal has great significance in Aboriginal culture, being part of the ancient cultural and trading route; the Bundian Way. Today, thousands of visitors a…
Janine Becker
May 18, 2016
male gang-gang cockatoo eating berries in a treeGANG GANG TOURS BLOG

Welcome to Gang Gang Tours!

Being our first ever post, we thought we should introduce the Gang Gang! The Gang-gang is a gregarious and charismatic cockatoo found in the mountains and coastal areas of south east Australia. We chose the Gang-gang as our namesake, because the areas that our tours operate in, are part of…
Janine Becker
May 13, 2016