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Aboriginal Heritage Walk, Melbourne Gardens


Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Womin Djeka! Journey into Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, a significant cultural site for the local Kulin Nation, with an Aboriginal guide.

Stepping through the native plant life, gain insight into the rich history and thriving culture of the First Peoples of Australia through a journey of identifying significant native plants within the Gardens. Learn about Aboriginal plant uses, customs and ongoing connection to Country.

Insights into your experience

The Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens are a significant cultural site for the local Kulin Nation, an alliance of five Indigenous Australian Nations in south central Victoria, Australia. The Kulin Nation extends around Port Phillip and Western Port, up into the Great Dividing Range and the Loddon and Goulburn River valleys.

Experience the culture and customs of the Kulin Nation as you follow an Aboriginal guide on a 90 minute easy walking tour. Gain an understanding of the rich history, thriving culture and connection to plants.


  • Explore the Gardens with an Aboriginal guide            
  • Experience a ceremonial acknowledgement of country                
  • Taste lemon myrtle tea 


Aboriginal guide

You should bring


Things to know

This is a 90 minute easy paced walking tour.

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Planning for your trip:

Wear comfortable walking shoes, a hat and sunglasses ( apply sunscreen). This is an outdoor activity. Please wear appropriate clothing for weather conditions and appropriate footwear.  and dress appropriately for the weather forecast on the day.

Children must be 13 years old to participate in the tour unless they are infants and toddlers in pram and stroller. The tour is accessible for guests in wheelchairs. 

Meeting point

Your guide will meet you at the Melbourne Gardens Visitor Centre, Birdwood Avenue 100, Melbourne


Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue 100, Melbourne 

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