Aboriginal Heritage Walk


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

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.

Bringing sunscreen and mosquito repellent is strongly advised for all outdoor activities.

For private group bookings, please call 03 9252 2429 or email mbookings@rbg.vic.gov.au.

The Aboriginal Heritage Walk is a part of the National Sustainable Living Festival.


Travellers Aid Companion Service

During November and December 2023, Travellers Aid Companion Service volunteers will be available to support people with disability or those with additional mobility requirements travelling to Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne for Aboriginal Heritage Walk sessions that fall on a Tuesday or Thursday.

A Companion volunteer can meet you at a public transport hub and provide wheelchair assistance or personal guidance to and from the Gardens or provide mobility assistance during the tour.

Bookings for this service are essential, and to book or learn more about how Travellers Aid can support your journey, please contact Travellers Aid on 1300 700 399 or book online at travellersaid.org.au.

What's On at the Gardens