Saturday 17th April 2010
Stories of Acton and Central Canberra, from Ancient Geology to Modern Geography Part 1

A walk around the scenic foreshores of Lake Burley Griffin’s West Basin with stories and insights provided by Dr Doug Finlayson (Geological Society ACT). 

Start: Regatta Point, Commonwealth Park, Barrine Drive, Parkes (meet outside National Capital Exhibition Entrance)

End: National Museum  (1/2hr walk back to starting point)

Start Time: 10:00am      

Finish Time: 12:00 pm   

Cost: Free

Bookings: Essential

Contact: Email:, Phone: 0437 301 390

Join us for Part 2

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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