Capture Hobsons Bay Photography Tour

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Whether you live in the area or are visiting for the first time, the Capture Hobsons Bay photography tour will be sure to give you a new perspective on the inner west.

Just 7km from the city, Hobsons Bay features a coastline rich with Insta-worthy shots and city views, iconic historical facades, and parklands and gardens offering endless angles for the avid photographer or novice alike.

“Tour guides” Mandy and Sammi from Mamma Knows West have laid out some of their favourite photos and provide insider tips for creating pro shots. Pick from their list and spend the day capturing the beauty of the west.  



Visit the stops

View the full tour map here(PDF, 7MB)  or click on the links below for more information about each stop on the tour.  

Be sure to share your photos using #experiencehobsonsbay and #capturehobsonsbay.  

Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 1 Glassworks


Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 2 West Gate Bridge


Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 3 Pumping Station at Scienceworks

 Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 4 Newport Lakes

 Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 5 The Substation

 Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 6 City Views from Williamstown

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 Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 8 Williamstown Botanic Gardens

 Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 9 Williamstown Beach

 Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 10 Jawbone Marine Sanctuary


Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 11 Seaholme Pier


Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 12 Cherry Lake


Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 13 Altona Norfolk Pines.jpg


Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 14 Laverton Creek Bridge


Capture Hobsons Bay Stop 15 100 Steps of Federation


Capture Hobsons Bay Stop16 Truganina Swamp


Meet Mandy and Sammi from Mamma Knows West

Mamma Knows West is an online publication that has been uncovering the best the west has to offer. It is all about inspiring locals to uncover and discover what is around them - be it cafes, restaurants, or parks and gardens. Mandy has been a professional photographer for 8 years, shooting everything from food, lifestyle, travel and landscape. Sammi has an unparalleled love and knowledge for the west and a passion for writing and photography.


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Photo competition 

This competition is now closed.  Congratulations to David Wayman from Yarraville for submitting the winning photograph featuring swans at Cherry Lake in the Capture Hobsons Bay Photography Tour competition.