Walking the Blue Lake

bookings required

Date
14 March 2019, 11:00am12:30pm
14 March 2019, 2:00pm3:30pm
17 March 2019, 11:00am3:00pm
Cost
Free
Bookings
Location The Blue lake
Meet at Ron Barassi Senior Park carpark, Docklands
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Explore Melbourne’s ‘Blue Lake’ with State Library Creative Fellow and Blue Lake  author David Sornig. This now heavily-industrialised territory was once a saltwater lagoon and swamp that dominated the west of Melbourne’s CBD before European settlement.

Blue lake was also the location of the Depression-era shanty town Dudley Flats.

Please note: This walking tour has two options;

  • Medium difficulty walk (1.5hr) 14 March, 11am & 2pm. Register below.
  • Challenging walk (4hrs) 17 March 11am. This walk is now booked out