Guided walks in Port Phillip

Discover the heritage treasures and secret histories of Port Phillip with free online and in person guided walks.

Discover more Port Phillip heritage online guided tours on our YouTube playlist.

Please note all in-person walks will adhere to Covid-safe guidelines.

Notable women of St Kilda

Sunday 29 August from 2 to 4 pm

Join Meyer Eidelson and Marilyn Rudd to celebrate the fascinating lives and history of notable women who have contributed to the St Kilda community.

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Vida Goldstein, suffragette and feminist

Changing fortunes in Port Melbourne

Sunday 19 September from 2 to 4 pm

A journey co-hosted by Janet Bolitho and author Daniel Radcliffe which explores the changing lives of people in a local Port Melbourne precinct.

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Birds-eye view of corner of Heath and Bridge Streets, Port Melbourne, 1950s. Port Phillip City Collection pm0892

Lurking in lanes

Sunday 3 October from 2 to 4 pm

Adventure with Tobias Nash into the maze of South Melbourne lanes that serviced the industries and community of cottages of the first suburb outside the City of Melbourne.

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Kerry Place: an unmade right-of-way, 1936. Port Phillip City Collection sm1763

Walking on water – St Kilda (online)

Sunday 24 October from 2 to 3 pm

Meyer Eidelson investigates how St Kilda’s landscapes and hidden infrastructure reveal our adaption of water use from wetlands, streams, lagoons or springs.

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Fitzroy Street and West St Kilda Swamp, c.1860. Port Phillip City Collection sk0988

Walking on water – Port Melbourne

Sunday 7 November from 2 to 4 pm

Janet Bolitho investigates how Port Melbourne’s landscapes and hidden infrastructure reveal our adaption of water use from wetlands, streams, lagoons or springs.

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Sailing boats moored in the Lagoon near Harper's starch factory. Port Phillip City Collection pm0637

Walking on water - South Melbourne (online)

Sunday 5 December 10 to 11 am

Tobias Nash investigates how South Melbourne’s landscapes and hidden infrastructure reveal our adaption of water use from wetlands, streams, lagoons or springs.

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Albert Park Lake, South Melbourne, c1905. Port Phillip City Collection sm0364

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