Tae Rak Aquaculture Centre

Opening July 2022



The Tae Rak Aquaculture Centre is located on the shores of Tae Rak (Lake Condah) and has a bush tucker café, retail space and tour desk where Gunditjmara guided cultural tours can be booked. (We recommend booking tours in advance to avoid disappointment).

The centre also houses a kooyang (eel) holding tank and processing facility, where kooyang tasting plates can be sampled on site, and smoked kooyang packs can be purchased to take away.

The Tae Rak Aquaculture Centre was built to strengthen and maintain the Gunditjmara community’s connections to the traditional practice of kooyang (eel) farming and smoking for future generations. Commercial activities such as cultural tours of the landscape, and the sale of smoked kooyang to visitors, will help keep Gunditjmara people working on country sustainably, and consistent with the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape values.

Cultural tours of the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape led by Gunditjmara guides will start at the Tae Rak Aaquaculture Centre daily from Wednesday to Sunday.

The centre is will open on the 1st of July 2022, and will be open Wednesday to Sundays 9am to 4pm.

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Cultural Tours

Book a Gunditjmara guided cultural tour.


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Our Cafe

A bush tucker inspired cafe style menu, with kooyang (eel) tasting plates for a fully immersive Gunditjmara dining experience.


Acc Retail Space

Our Retail Space

Browse a range of Aboriginal cultural souvenirs and art works available for purchase.