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Self-Guided Walks in Manningham

View and download pamphlets for 8 areas of local interest. Ideally, print A4 double-sided (flip on short edge), and fold into three sections.  


A traditional hunting and meeting area, Bolin-Bolin Billabong has an interpretively signed walking trail around it, The trail starts on Bulleen Road just north of the Veneto Club.


Brushy Creek

At the end of Reserve Road in Wonga Park, there is an interpretively signed area where Brushy Creek meets the Yarra. This is near where the famed William Barak was born.


Finns Reserve

Standing on the suspension bridge at Finns Reserve affords panoramic views of the rapids, on which fish and eel traps were originally built. Freshwater mussel farms were along the banks.


Heide Bulleen Yingabeal

Yingabeal, the 500-year-old scarred Songline Marker Tree, stands in the northern car park at Heide Museum. This was the intersecting point of five Aboriginal travel routes.


Pound Bend 1

This pamphlet on Pound Bend discusses aspects of daily Aboriginal life to complement the information on the
interpretive signage there.

Watch the video where Jim Poulter talks about this.


Pound Bend 2

Pound Bend was the site of the last major Kulin Nation corroboree in 1852 and there is interpretive signage on the history and significant figures of that period.


Warrandyte Aquaculture

The riverfront rapids area at Warrandyte township was an important fish and freshwater mussel farming area. The
present-day bridge is where a Songline crossed the river.


Tikalara Park

Tikalara Park stands at the junction of Mullum Creek and the Yarra River. It was a traditional living area claimed by Major Charles Newman, the first European to arrive in the district.

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