Spear and Boomerang Throwing
Spear and Boomerang Throwing
Spear and Boomerang Throwing
Spear and Boomerang Throwing
Spear and Boomerang Throwing
Spear and Boomerang Throwing

Spear and Boomerang Throwing


The Tjapukai warriors will teach you how throw a boomerang and a spear.

Learn the techniques of traditional hunting under the guidance of a Tjapukai warrior.

 

The Djabugay people call the spear 'galga' and the spear thrower 'milay'. The Milay is used as an extension of your arm to give you more control when throwing the spear. It can help throw the spear almost 150 metres making it easier to hunt animals.The men will show you how to throw a spear at a target, practice on the throwing fields.

 

Aboriginal people also used a number of different boomerangs for hunting and warfare, but only the return boomerang will come back to you. Learn the correct way to throw a boomerang to make sure it returns. 

Dance Theatre

Spear & Boomerang Throwing

Meet The Performers

Didgeridoo Show

Hunting & Weapons

Guided Bush Foods Walk

Bush Foods & Medicine

Spear and Boomerang Throwing