Melbourne Gardens is a significant cultural site for the local Kulin (Koolin) Nation. Journey into their ancestral lands and explore their rich culture.
Aboriginal Heritage Walk
Develop an understanding and appreciation for the customs and heritage of the local Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung people. Discover their connection to plants and explore the traditional uses of plants.
First Nations Climate Justice Walk
First Nations people have long lived in balance with nature. Become versed in Indigenous land management, culturally important endangered species and more as you walk in solidarity to help protect and care for this precious planet. Presented as part of the National Sustainable Living Festival 2020.
Bush Food Experience
Explore the delights of bush foods as you discover amazing edible plants growing in Melbourne Gardens with a First Nations Guide, followed by delicious tastings inspired by the native plants. Presented by Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria in association with Charcoal Lane and William Angliss Institute.