The Brewarrina fish traps, one of Australias oldest heritage sites, located on the Barwon River near the New South Wales town of Brewarrina. Photograph: Grace Tan for the Guardian The people of Brewarrina proudly call their fish traps the oldest manmade structure in the world. The Brewarrina Fish Traps are a complex arrangement of stone walls situated in the Barwon River which feeds into the Darling River.
Nearly half a kilometre in length, these fish traps are the largest known in Australia and were an ingenious invention long used by Aboriginal people to catch fish. Brewarrina's most significant feature is its Aboriginal fish traps.
Known in the local Aboriginal language as Baiame's Ngunnhu. It is believed that Ngemba, Wonkamurra, Wailwan and Gomolaroi people have shared and maintained the traps for Brewarrina Aboriginal Fish Traps, Brewarrina: See 32 reviews, articles, and 38 photos of Brewarrina Aboriginal Fish Traps on TripAdvisor. Jan 18, 2015 Amazing Deep Hole Fishing Two Women Make A Deep Hole Fish Trap For Fishing Simple Fish Trap Duration: 12: 37. Jeysoo Channel 227, 228 views Engage with your local Aboriginal tour guide on the history behind the fish traps and the many tribes that survived, by the river.
Advance bookings are essential, so please contact the Brewarrina Visitor Information Centre for more details. Sep 21, 2009 Originally produced in 2005, this video was made to commemorate the National Heritage Listing (NHL) of the Brewarrina Fish Traps (Baiames Ngunnhu) in Brewarrina, NSW. It was the second Indigenous site added to the list.
Brilliant tour well worth the trip to Brewarrina Brad thx for sharing your history. Vince Duffy reviewed Brewarrina Fish Traps 5 star. Sp S on S so S red S October 1, 2016 Posts about Brewarrina Fish Traps. Burra Mchughes is at Brewarrina Fish Traps. Sp S on S so S red S 14 hrs Instagram