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.

Mirka Mora's St Kilda 1951 to 2018 (online)

Thursday 7 October from 8 to 9 pm

Join Meyer Eidelson on a journey to discover Mirka Mora's St Kilda and the evolution of an artist's suburb - the social, cultural and architectural changes that took place during Mirka's time here.

Bookings essential at Trybooking: Mirka Mora's St Kilda

Mirka Mora, St Kilda, 1982. St Kilda Festival poster competition winner, City of St Kilda, 1983.
© Mirka Mora. Courtesy of the Artist and William Mora Galleries.
Port Phillip City Collection

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.

Bookings essential at Trybooking: Walking on water - St Kilda

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

Lurking in lanes (online)

Sunday 21 November from 10 to 11 am

Join Tobias Nash on a virtual adventure into the maze of South Melbourne lanes that serviced the industries and community of cottages of the first suburb outside the City of Melbourne.

Bookings essential at Trybooking: Lurking in lanes

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

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.

Bookings essential at Trybooking: Walking on water - Port Melbourne

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.

Bookings essential at Trybooking: Walking on water - South Melbourne

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

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