First Nations People have a deep connection to the land, known as their "Country." This connection is spiritual and cultural, and has been passed down for generations. It is a...
Corporate Camping packages
After something a little bit different for your team? Yilam offers a range of tailored Adventure Camping package options in Victoria to suit your needs - no matter your industry
Cultivate your own connection to Country. Yilam offers a range of bespoke camping trips in Victoria, tailored to suit any group from curious campers to experienced individuals. Purchase tickets below or click to read more
Group Camping Adventures in Victoria
Victoria is in the south east of Australia and while it is considered the cultural and sporting mecca of Australia, many people do not realise that this also includes distinct Aboriginal cultures as well. Victoria punches well above its weight, despite being the second-smallest, second-most populous and most densely-populated state in Australia, the range of naturally beautiful places are truly countless. Victoria offers a diverse range of camping locations that are ideal year round. From coastal to alpine to riverlands the options for camping adventures in Victoria are seemingly endless!
Learn and have fun in a safe and inclusive Camping Community
If you’re looking to learn more about Aboriginal culture and have a camping adventure at the same time then look no further. Yilam combines stunning locations with the local Aboriginal history and knowledge systems to provide a unique cultural experience. For thousands of years First Nations People have cared for and managed these lands, carefully cultivating intricate and sophisticated knowledge systems based on the fundamental belief that we are connected to all things.
Our overnight camping activities in Victoria, Australia, are specifically designed to empower the camping community of Australia, from beginner to experienced, to feel welcome, confident and safe out bush. Depending on the group camping experience level you'll participate in specially selected activities designed to create a fun and inclusive space to enhance your camping skills and to teach you how to cultivate your own connection to Country.
Participants will gain an increased awareness of Aboriginal People and culture and come away feeling welcome and safe on Country, connected to the land and empowered to take their friends and family camping.
You'll also receive 20% off all Yilam On Country products from Australia's favourite online camping store.
Lessons on basics of camping and caring for Country include:
- Equipment needed
- Food / cooking
- Campsite selection
- Fire making and safety
- Set-up / pack-up
- General safety advice
Guided mindfulness and group activities include:
- Creating your connection to Country
- Guided 'listening to Country' bush walks
- Bush craft
- Story time
- Night walk
- Weaving workshops
The Yilam Difference
Choosing Yilam gives you access to a truly unique experience just outside of the metropolitan Melbourne area in the central highland region of Victoria for group camping communities.
Yilam is a 100% Aboriginal owned and led family business so, every dollar you spend with the team contributes to closing the gap and supports Aboriginal economic development at a local level.
When you participate in a Yilam camping adventure you’ll get to:
- Experience Stunning locations
- Spend time on Country with Traditional Owners
- Learn more about Aboriginal People and Culture and knowledge systems
- Cultivate your own connection to Country
Get excellent value for money, price includes:
- Official welcome to Country and smoking ceremony
- Camping fees
- Meals (1 x dinner, 1 x lunch, 1 x breakfast and a selection of snacks)
- Gear (tent/bedding/chair) - if you need it
- All shared utensils