Created by Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority
Content developed by Savage Autonomy in association with the Foreshore Authority
Design and development by The Nest
Helena's 19th century architecture dazzles and its gold rush history compels. Born during the Gold Rush of 1864, this is a rare town that's managed to become a modern city while retaining the character of its early years: a perfect place to relive the Old West. This walking tour app guides visitors through Helena's story while highlighting the museums, galleries, and eateries along the way. Plus, three featured hikes give you a feel for the 75 miles of trails that extend from the city center.
Each tour is simple to follow with a GPS-enabled map of the route and its stops. At each stop, detailed text, audio commentary and stunning historical imagery reveal the stories of the characters, businesses and architecture that have transformed Melbourne and Victoria. Walk through the history of these amazing sites and see how they have changed over time!
Download one app to access the three tours included in our first release:
Spotswood Industrial Heritage Walk
This tour of Spotswood provides an insight into the people, industries and businesses that transformed this landscape from a dairy farm to one of the Victoria's most important manufacturing hubs.
Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens Walk
This tour of the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens World Heritage Site provides an insight into 19th century Melbourne: a period of optimism, enthusiasm and energy.
Melbourne's Golden Mile
Walk Australia's most historical trail. Explore Melbourne's heritage precincts, its city streets, arcades and laneways. See how gold built the city!
This free app provides a valuable reference and introduction to the history of Victoria that can be enjoyed in the great outdoors or at home.