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Alice's Journeys Walking Tours

history walk

Alice's Journeys Walking Tours

1 review
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets
Hosted in
English
history walk

Alice's Journeys Walking Tours

history walk

Alice's Journeys Walking Tours

1 review
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Your imagination will be stirred, and secrets revealed, leaving you with a sense of wonder and surprise. It’s a fun and relaxing way to enjoy a few hours. The stories, history and herstory will come to life as you walk through the living museum that is the town of Daylesford. Your personal local guide will reveal and share secrets and stories from the region’s pre-colonial, colonial and prehistoric past to the present day.  A unique and interesting excursion for all visitors and locals to gain further insight and knowledge into the Daylesford township and the untold stories of the people who have made it what it is today What you will see and hear on Alice’s Journey’s Walking Tours of Daylesford  Early Italianate and Grand Victorian architecture and gardens  Why multicultural and diverse communities have called Daylesford and Hepburn Springs home since the mid-1800s  The region’s social, economic and political history  Little-known women’s stories and legends  Natural resources and agricultural booms - gold, water, wool, textiles and spuds Stroll down memory lane walking in the footsteps of legends – grand and notorious Tours start inside the Daylesford Visitor Information Centre and cover 3.5km and you'll wander via Lake Daylesford, go inside, when available, key buildings inc the 1880s Town Hall, 1860s Court House & Police Lockup, and 1862 Anglican Church

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

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Your host

Learn more about Lynda

Lynda

I'm co-owner and principal tour guide of Alice's Journeys Walking Tours of Daylesford. I'm a twenty year local of Daylesford (born and bred in central Victoria), and established our women owned, independent, tour company in 2018. I've travelled extensively in Australia and overseas and developed this unique walking tour to showcase the town and display its rich history, pre and post colonisation to present day, through sharing untold stories and accessing secret spaces and buildings and unusual tracks and pathways.

What's included

Drinks
clean safe water refills can be accessed along the way (walkers to bring their own water bottles)
Tickets
complimentary entry to Daylesford Museum (following our walking tour)

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Where you'll be

some places we'll walk by and hear stories about who lived here, how they were built we'll enter buildings when available and not booked for private functions and see the historic buildings from the inside inc:- 1929 Lake Daylesford 1880s Daylesford Town Hall 1860s Vincent Street including the old Coffee Palace site 1860s Historic Courthouse and Police Precinct including Jail 1860s Gold Commissioner's Private Residence 1860s Anglican Church

Availability

Save 20% when you book 2 weeks in advance. 

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Guests with special access requirements are advised to contact us before commencing the walk to review the route and we will make modifications Special…

More tips

You will need moderate fitness levels as there are some hills the walk takes about 1 to 1.5 hours and goes for about 3 km the pace is gentle and we stop for rest breaks (with seats) there are toilets along the way for your comfort
Lynda
Alice's Journeys Walking Tours
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From €20/person
1 review
From €20/person