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The Blue Hole is a popular swimming spot - but for the Kuku Yalanji people it is a place of healing and birth where only invited women are allowed

Uluru will be closed to climbers from next month, but it is not the only holy place where indigenous people want tourists to stay away.

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Popular tourist spots such as the Blue Hole in the Daintree Forest or St Mary Peak in the Flinders Range are of great cultural importance.

But while tourists swim, leave trash and climb these places, it does not respect traditional land managers.

THE BLUE HOLE, DAINTREE FOREST, QUEEN

The Blue Hole is a popular swimming spot - but for the Kuku Yalanji people it is a place of healing and birth where only invited women are allowed

The Blue Hole is a popular swimming spot – but for the Kuku Yalanji people it is a place of healing and birth where only invited women are allowed

The Blue Hole is a popular swimming spot just an hour north of Cairns in the Daintree, surrounded by lush rainforest.

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The water from the swimming hole is incredibly clear blue – making it a place where tourists like to get snaps for their social media.

However, the Blue Hole belongs to the Kuku Yalanji people and traditionally only women who have been invited are invited.

Traditional keeper Robyn Bellafquih told NITV that the place is a healing bath and a place of birth.

But visitors desecrate the lagoon despite the fact that the Blue Pool is a World Heritage Site.

& # 39; People washed their cars in the creek and it would flow into the ponds because it is close by, people have been drinking and leaving trash forever, & # 39; she said.

& # 39; Our biggest problem is that it has been a local swimming pool for years, and that all locals are aware of it and often visit it, our obstacle is to educate the locals. & # 39;

MUMBULLA FALLS, BIAMANGA CULTURAL SPACE, NEW SOUTH WALES

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Mumbulla Falls is a popular picnic and place to swim for people traveling through the national park.

The swimming hole is popular because it is easily accessible for children.

The managers of the lagoon – the Yuin people – do not want people to stop visiting Mumbulla Falls, just not swimming in the water.

Mumbulla Falls is a popular picnic and swimming spot for people traveling through the national park

Mumbulla Falls is a popular picnic and swimming spot for people traveling through the national park

Mumbulla Falls is a popular picnic and swimming spot for people traveling through the national park

The site managers - the Yuin people - don't want people to stop visiting Mumbulla Falls, just don't swim in the water
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The site managers - the Yuin people - don't want people to stop visiting Mumbulla Falls, just don't swim in the water

The site managers – the Yuin people – don't want people to stop visiting Mumbulla Falls, just don't swim in the water

Bunja Smith, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Biamanga National Park, told the ABC, the place is typically a man's place.

& # 39; It is exactly near Mount Mumbulla, the traditional initiation area for men. It has a great spiritual bond and is a special place for men & # 39 ;, he said.

& # 39; Without sounding negative, people have been violating its spirituality for years by swimming there. & # 39;

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WOLLUMBIN, WOLLUMBIN NATIONAL PARK, NEW SOUTH WALES

Wollumbin, also known as Mount Warning, is a walk of 8.8 kilometers that lasts six hours.

The walk is popular for taking pictures at dawn, causing different tourists to miss the signs and asking people not to climb to the top.

Wollumbin means & # 39; cloud catcher & # 39; for the Bundjalung nation, which demands that people do not climb to the top out of respect for their law and culture.

Wollumbin, also known as Mount Warning, is a walk of 8.8 kilometers that lasts six hours. The walk is popular for taking pictures at dawn, causing different tourists to miss the signs and asking people not to climb to the top

Wollumbin, also known as Mount Warning, is a walk of 8.8 kilometers that lasts six hours. The walk is popular for taking pictures at dawn, causing different tourists to miss the signs and asking people not to climb to the top

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Wollumbin, also known as Mount Warning, is a walk of 8.8 kilometers that lasts six hours. The walk is popular for taking pictures at dawn, causing different tourists to miss the signs and asking people not to climb to the top

The place was listed as an Aboriginal site in 2015, and traditionally it is where men of & # 39; high degree & # 39; and women were not allowed.

Local artist Andy Reimanis told the Saturday newspaper said: & # 39; Everything above 600 meters is considered holy. Officially, you can go halfway up to a certain point, but after that the elderly tell you not to go further unless you are initiated. & # 39;

Aunt Jackie McDonald said: & It makes everyone upset. It's the numbers. They go to the toilet on the mountain. & # 39;

KALKAJAKA, KALKAJAKA NATIONAL PARK, QUEENSLAND

Kalkajaka, also known as Black Mountain, is regarded by traditional owners as a sacred battlefield of spirits and warring clan groups.

Tourists see the place as a creepy mountain formation to climb, but just like at Uluru it is offensive to the Guugu Yimithirr, Kuku Yalanji and Kik Nyungkal.

The mountain has a unique flora and fauna and looks like a pile of huge granite boulders stacked on top of each other.

Kalkajaka, also known as Black Mountain, is regarded by traditional owners as a sacred battlefield of spirits and warring clan groups

Kalkajaka, also known as Black Mountain, is regarded by traditional owners as a sacred battlefield of spirits and warring clan groups

Kalkajaka, also known as Black Mountain, is regarded by traditional owners as a sacred battlefield of spirits and warring clan groups

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Harold Ludwick, who is descended from two of the clans, said that a friend whom he warned not to go in there was being taunted by ghosts after ignoring his supplications.

"After he got better, three or four months later, he came back and said to me," I know I did something wrong at Cape York, "he told the ABC.

& # 39; I said, "You did that, and I told you."

ST MARY PEAK, FLINDERS REACH, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

St Mary Peak is the highest point of the Flinders Rangers and is home to a popular walk for outdoor enthusiasts.

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The walk is a circuit of 19 kilometers and takes no less than nine hours to complete.

Climbing to the top shows incredible views of the valley.

St Mary Peak is the highest point of the Flinders Rangers and is home to a popular walk for outdoor enthusiasts. The peak is part of the Adnyamathanha creation story about how two snakes wound together to form the natural amphitheater of Wilpena Pound

St Mary Peak is the highest point of the Flinders Rangers and is home to a popular walk for outdoor enthusiasts. The peak is part of the Adnyamathanha creation story about how two snakes wound together to form the natural amphitheater of Wilpena Pound

St Mary Peak is the highest point of the Flinders Rangers and is home to a popular walk for outdoor enthusiasts. The peak is part of the Adnyamathanha creation story about how two snakes wound together to form the natural amphitheater of Wilpena Pound

The peak is part of the Adnyamathanha creation story about how two snakes wound together to form the natural amphitheater of Wilpena Pound.

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The Adnyamathanha Traditional Landowners Association said in 2016 that they politely asked people to stop climbing the mountain, but they didn't forbid it.

Association chairman Michael Anderson told Adelaide now: & # 39; You get the same great view from the neighboring Wangara Peak or the saddle between the peaks.

& # 39; We hope that visitors get to know the story and respect our request that we would rather they not have climbed it. & # 39;

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