Open Nature St Kilda West Walk

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About this event

On a beach that emerged from the bay within our lifetime, join the Port Phillip EcoCentre Baykeeper and educators to explore the cultural and natural history of urban coastlines, pioneer plants, urban biodiversity and community-government collaborations.

How do healthy coasts contribute to healthy climates, and the ever-changing balance between land and water, built and wild spaces, past, present and future?

The EcoCentre is a not-for-profit, community-managed environment group located in the corner of St Kilda Botanical Gardens. For over 20 years it has provided a base for affiliate groups involved in activities that promote environmental sustainability and community action. The EcoCentre delivers a range of community programs throughout the year.

Before booking, please note:

  • This walk includes crossing sand surfaces and open air exposure. Please contact us for accessibility information. The Port Phillip EcoCentre has a COVID-Safe policy that is implemented when running outdoor events.
  • No age restrictions but children must attend with parent or guardian.
  • Not currently wheelchair accessible but it is possible arrangements could be made to accommodate if notified in advance – please get in touch.

Presented by City of Port Phillip, the Port Phillip EcoCentre and Open House Melbourne as part of Open Nature for Melbourne Design Week 2022, an initiative of the Victorian Government, Creative Victoria in collaboration with the NGV.

COVIDSafe Entry Requirement:

Open House Melbourne is committed to ensuring the health and safety of the public, event participants and our staff. This has been foremost in the programming of our Open Nature events, operating within Victorian Government health advice. In accordance with these public health directions, all Open Nature participants must have up-to-date vaccination against COVID-19 or have a valid medical exemption. Confirmation of attendee vaccination status will be required when checking in at each event to gain entry. Please keep an eye on your inbox for further details closer to the event.


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Event Details
  • Phone:
    03 9534 0670
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  • Location
    St Kilda West Beach, St Kilda West, Victoria, 3182, Australia