Saturday 08th May 2010

Stories of Acton and Central Canberra, from ancient geology to modern geography Part 2. 

A walk around Acton Peninsula with stories and insights provided by Dr. Doug Finlayson (Geological Society ACT), Jack Kershaw (architect) and Rosemarie Willett (Walter Burley Griffin Society). 

Start: National Museum of Australia, Lawson Crescent (meet outside main entrance)

End: Botanical Gardens (1/2 hr walk back to starting point)

Start Time: 10:00am      

Finish Time: 12:00 pm   

Cost: Free

Bookings: Essential

Contact: Email:, Phone: 0437 301 390


To ensure we leave on time, please arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes prior to the advertised start time. We strongly advise you to wear covered walking shoes, and bring a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and water. In addition to plenty of fresh air and scenic views, there will be some low level ‘bush terrain’ and inclines, requiring moderate levels of fitness. For all enquiries, or to confirm tours in the case of bad weather, contact the tour organiser (above).

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