½ Day Historical Tour

In the Footsteps of Goyder
Facilitated by Michael Wells, Australia, NT Department of Tourism and Culture & Trevor Menzies, Australia, MSIA Heritage Program
Commentary by Lon Wallis, Member of the Top End Native Plant Society and the Historical Society of the Northern Territory

The half day tour will include:
- A viewing of the Exhibition “In the Footsteps of Goyder” that commemorates the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Darwin at Roadmasters House Museum.
- A visit to Goyder Park which commemorates the original camp that has evolved into the City of Darwin.
- A bus trip to the Virginia Townsite which was surveyed by the Goyder Expedition but never developed. Many original survey marks are still in place.


Please wear closed shoes and a hat as this tour involves some walking. 

This tour is free but there are limited space, please book as part of the registration process.

  • Session Details
  • LocationOffsite,
  • Session TimeThursday 15th August 9:00am to 12:30pm