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Address: Black Range Forest, Pomonal-Stawell Road | Grampian's National Park, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal art depicting the creator who provides all needs in the...

Aboriginal art depicting the creator who provides all needs in the dreaming.

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Bunjil’s Shelter in the Black Range near Stawell

I often take visitors to see this easily accessible and fine piece of aboriginal rock art. In a cavern in the rock the painted Bunjil figure sits with his two dingos beside him... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
CazHamilton
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Ararat, Australia
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Ararat, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I often take visitors to see this easily accessible and fine piece of aboriginal rock art. In a cavern in the rock the painted Bunjil figure sits with his two dingos beside him. Bunjil is the creator deity and this painting has great significance for the aboriginal people. The area has a 'spiritual' feel. Large boulders and dry bushland surround... More 

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Market Harborough, Leics, UK
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Bunjils Shelter or Cave is a site of Aboriginal wall painting. It is quite close to Stawell. There is a car park, unisex toilet and nothing else but peace and flies. It is a huge shame that the actual artwork is now protected by an industrial standard fence. It's rather like an animal at the zoo. It has been defaced... More 

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

As an Aboriginal person, I really enjoyed visiting Bunjils shelter. I appreciate the care and preservation of this brilliant piece of history. I ask you to take a moment when visiting this area to really think about our past and take in this land for all that it is and all that it was. The cave is a very short... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

This seems to have very few visitors, which is sad considering the amazing nature of this - could be thousands of years old! First rock art I've ever seen and it was incredible to think of the history this could represent. Only 100m from the car park but a bit out of the way of the main Hall's Gap attractions,... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

One of the most interesting aboriginal rock art paintings in Victoria, though not very large. There was nobody else visiting but it was pretty easy to find.

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Durham, North Carolina
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Reviewed 31 August 2013

We visited the Shelter when we went from Halls Gap, Grampians back to Melbourne by car. The shelter is only half an hour drive from Halls Gap. Easy to find and worth a visit. We went there in the morning and the view from the mountain was amazing. Mountains covered by clouds. The painting is well kept. Bunjil is the... More 

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