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Tour – Along the Maribyrnong River to the Port of Melbourne with Peter Somerville

Apr 16, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

BOOKED OUT – Hotham History Project invites you to a cruise on the Blackbird to the Port of Melbourne.

Join Peter Somerville for a two hour cruise on the Blackbird  exploring the Port of Melbourne. Peter will cover the geography and history of the river and its importance to the development of Melbourne. We will view the largest container port in the Southern Hemisphere, Coode Island, Yarraville Wharves, Swanson Dock, South Wharf, Victoria Harbour, Bolte Bridge, and the Melbourne Skyline.

Location:  Ferry Terminal, Bottom of Saltriver Place.  Melway 42 E5

Public parking available on the streets surrounding the dock.

Strictly limited, 30 tickets only, email Hotham for your ticket today.

Date: Sunday 16th April 2023.

Time: 2pm sharp.

Cost: $25 per person, must be purchased online from Eventbrite prior to the cruise. (Ticketing link to be provided here soon)

Inquiries: info@hothamhistory.org.au or ring Rae Nicholls on 9816 9720 or  0418 389 949 (mobile)


Apr 16, 2023
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Footscray Ferry Terminal
Bottom of Saltriver Place
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