Josh Whitehead playing the Didgeridoo in Ngilgi Caves

Oct 16, 2016, 10:29 PM

Josh Whitehead gave me a fascinating of the Aboriginal history in the Ngilgi Cave in Yallingup. These underground caves, situated in Margaret River are famous for their fabulous display of limestone formations. Sean’s ancestors who were the first inhabitants of these lands, discovered these caves.Thanks to the warm temperatures, these limestone caves , dotted around the south west coast, were the perfect shelter during the winter months for the local aboriginal tribes. Sean had a wonderful intimate knowledge about the land we were standing in. Listening to him speak, you immediately felt connected to the people and place. Best storytellers do that. The highlight of our encounter with Sean in Ngilgi was him playing the Didgerdoo inside the Ngilgi cave. The acoustics in these grandest of ampitheatres, was something else. Here’s what Sean played for us.