Yura Yalingbila (Welcome The Whales)

Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island, Redland City Area

28 July 2018 - 

Free Entry

The Quandamooka Peoples’ annual Whale Welcoming blesses the arrival of ‘yalingbila’ (humpback whales) on their migration from southern waters. You are invited to be a part of the ceremony, enjoy whale-watching cultural tours, traditional dance, arts, weaving, workshops, kids activities, bush-influenced and contemporary Quandamooka cuisine by Executive Chief Kieron Anderson and more.

A great lineup of music including young emerging artists Chris Tamwoy, Adrian Eagle, Sachem Parkin-Owens and Georgia Corowa. Artist Delvene Cockatoo-Collins, designer of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Medals and the large Migaloo whale featured in the Games’ Opening Ceremony will discuss her art practice and influences as a Quandamooka creative.

*Occurring the same weekend as the Stradbroke Island Chamber Music Festival. Join them for a day on the headland, immersed in nature and celebrating Yalingbila!

Event Dates

This event occurs annually:
28 July 2018

Event Venues

Headland Park, Mooloomba Road, Mooloomba (Point Lookout), Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island)
Kennedy Drive
Point Lookout
Queensland, Australia 4183

Internet Access

  • Paid Wifi


  • Car park
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Shop
Kennedy Drive
Point Lookout,

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