Parramatta Heritage Rides
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Parramatta Heritage Rides open up Parramatta's wealth of hidden heritage, including Australia's 3 oldest buildings (pre-1800!), its oldest cemetery (1790) and much, much more, through a variety of easy, themed bicycle rides with regular stops and commentary. Awarded a Commendation at the Parramatta City Council Heritage Awards, 2013. Come along and discover the fascinating story of Australia's second settlement on this fun history lesson in the classroom of the bicycle!
Parramatta Heritage Rides are operated by Camwest, in association with Bicycle NSW
Sat 8 Jul, 2017 - Burramattagal (NAIDOC)
The name Parramatta comes from the name Burramattagal, the tribe of the Darug nation who lived in the area. On NAIDOC day the Burramattagul Heritage Rides will explore the history of the Indigenous peoples in Parramatta, from pre-European, to the arrival of the First Fleet, interactions with Europeans, the Native Institution, the Aboriginal feast and more! Acquaint yourself with this compelling story on one of two free rides.
Starting at 1.15pm and 3.15pm from under the Barry Wilde Bridge (Smith) St, on the south bank of the Parramatta River.
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Free bicycle hire for adults is available for this event through Addventageous. Please click on the link at right if you would like to make an enquiry.