Port Walks – A Month of Walking Tours
Port Adelaide Guide is happy to present a festival of walking tours, Port Walks. They have a fantastic program of guided walks lined up highlighting Port Adelaide’s rich history, unique environment, diverse culture, and ongoing tradition of folklore and storytelling.
There are a variety of different tours to choose from including a Wonderwalls walk, the Anchor Trail, a Ghost Crime Tour and a Coastal Nature walk.
Halloween Pirate Open Ship
Kicking off Port Walks, it’s Pirate Halloween! Time to get on board the One and All to see the Port’s very own Ghost Pirate ship! Walk the decks, be at the ship’s helm, venture into the galley and the saloon. Go dressed as a Pirate or a spooky Halloween character. Open to all, no matter your age!
Light The Port
Join internationally renowned photographer Denis Smith, wandering the Port, illuminating historic spaces, street art and alleyways. Bring a camera, or just watch the magic happen.
Plein-Air Pen and Wash
Join multi-award winning watercolour artist Alan Ramachandran for an outdoor art class, and experience a different and expressive style, capturing the beauty of Port Adelaide.
Join prize winning visual artist Mandi Glynn-Jones for a stroll around the Port, discovering the spectacular work of international and local mural and street artists.
Port Adelaide: Fact and Fiction
Join the Port Adelaide Historical Society in exploding some myths and exploring some truths as you walk around corners in the heart of the Port. Lost streets, landlocked tugboats, unlikely morgues, itinerant lighthouses, floating jails and smugglers’ tunnels all dare us to uncover their secrets.
Port Adelaide Anchor Trail
Walk the Anchor Trail, learning about the Port’s famous maritime heritage, especially the large historic ship anchors. Presented by the Marine Life Society of SA.
Vintage Pubs Tour, Port River Heritage Circuit, Port Adelaide History Soaker
Discover the boat graveyard, lost creeks and canals, tales of smugglers and ghosts, and learn about the pubs of yesteryear. Walk Adelaide presents historical guided walks around the city and suburbs.
Port Adelaide Ghost Crime Tour
Do you know that Port Adelaide is famous for a number of strange paranormal hauntings and unexplained disturbances? And why was Port Adelaide called “Port Misery”? Discover the dark stories and ghost haunting locations of the old Port.
Animal Stories of Port Adelaide
This tour explores folklore, history, and the interconnection between humans, animals and place. Hear about the horse that swam with a dog and a dolphin, the cat that had a baby rat, the ghost panther of Divett St, glowing emus, and much more.
Inner Harbour Environment Walk
Find out about the Port River’s tides, shellfish, dolphins, mangroves, coastal plants and birds, and check out several restoration trials. Presented by the Estuary Care Foundation.
Coastal Nature Walks
Join the Port Environment Centre on a series of nature walks along our beautiful coastline. The PEC supports the community to live sustainably, and to care for and enjoy the natural coastal, marine and estuarine environment.
For more information visit Port Adelaide Walks on Facebook or contact Karena: PortAdelaideGuide@gmail.com
Free Ferris Wheel at the Port
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield will be setting up a FREE Ferris Wheel in front of the lighthouse in Port Adelaide from Friday, 13 November for 10 days – READ MORE HERE
For more information and all enquiries please visit the Port Adelaide Guide website.
What: Port Walks – A Month of Walking Tours
When: 31 October – 29 November 2020
Where: Port Adelaide (various locations)
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