There’s a whole new experience for visitors to the NSW South Coast with the launch of Conjola Tours this week as part of the 2016 National Trust Heritage Festival.
Inspired by the festival theme “Discoveries and rediscoveries”, Conjola tours shares intriguing stories of history, heritage and natural environment on a leisurely 2-hour guided walk at Lake Conjola.
National Trust Heritage Festival Manager, Eloise Hairman said that:
Kotahi Tourism’s insightful and engaging tour ‘Poihākena tours: stories of Māori in Sydney’ was the winner of the 2015 National Trust Heritage Awards for tours and multi-media. We are thrilled to promote and experience their new tour about Lake Conjola’s history and heritage in the 2016 National Trust Heritage Festival.
Stories include the fascinating past of first European settler Thomas Kendall, floods, fishing, heritage-listed holiday houses, local endangered species and more. The 2.5 km walk departs from outside the Lake Conjola Post Office and includes a lakeside ‘cuppa’.
Conjola tours run during the National Trust Heritage Festival (April-May), with seasonal departures from Queens Birthday weekend.
Conjola tours can also be booked for private tours and groups anytime, including curriculum-linked tours for school groups (K-12).
When: April 20, May 7, May 20, June 12
Time: 10am – 12
Where: Tours depart from outside Lake Conjola Post Office.
Cost: Adult $29 Child $19 Family $85
- 2-hour guided walk (2.5km) with a local guide
As well as Conjola tours, Kotahi Tourism runs Poihākena tours: stories of Māori in Sydney and works with Indigenous tourism operators to offer Māori and Indigenous cultural heritage tours and education programs in Sydney, Narooma and Scotts Head. Please check out our website or get in touch for further information and bookings.
MEDIA RELEASE 18/4/2016
Media Contact: Melinda Loe
Ph: 02 4456 4848 Mob: 0419 836 341