Mordialloc is a suburb in Melbourne, Australia, 24 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Kingston. At the 2006 Census, Mordialloc had a population of 7524. The name is derived from the Aboriginal term "moordy yallock", which translates roughly to "muddy creek."
Mordialloc Post Office opened on 17th October 1863. Mordialloc Creek is arguably the most significant feature of the suburb. Mordialloc Creek has a rich history of traditional wooden boat building. The Creek is still home to Pompei's boat works. Many classic boats line the walls of the creek and may still be admired today. Cafés, hotels and refreshment kiosks may also be found around the creek near its mouth near the sea.
This post is part of the Watery Wednesday meme.
What a delightful looking place, Nick! I do love all of the boats! Terrific captures for the day as always! Hope your week is going well!ReplyDelete
Great shots, - lovely colours!ReplyDelete
Happy Valentine to you!
Wonderful shots of summer! Oh how I log to see boats out on the water here in Ontario again!ReplyDelete
It's wonderful to see your sunshine and lovely harbour.ReplyDelete
Many thanks for warming me up..
That is just beautiful! Thanks for visiting!ReplyDelete
Beautiful shots. In my shot, they are actually weathered timbers protruding from the boardwalk. I believe they've been put there for the birds to rest and sun themselves.ReplyDelete
It looks like a great place to take a holiday Nick ... Delightful!ReplyDelete
Lovely scenes Nick. All those colourful boats promising "magical mystery tours" of local waters! Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
What a lovely place. Great shots of the harbor.ReplyDelete
I don't think we've ever been to Mordialloc - must pop down and try the 'Bridge' one sunny day. It looks like a very tidy marina areaReplyDelete
I'd love to have a boat parked out back like that!ReplyDelete
Great shots. I love those trees in the first shot.ReplyDelete
Love the name and the translation.ReplyDelete
What a lively place to enjoy some outdoor living. Do you visit here often? The creek doesn't exactly deserve it's name or you've pulled off some photo magic, Nick!ReplyDelete
Great shots, looks sunny and warm.ReplyDelete
Have a great day.
Lovely sunny weater there, great shots tooReplyDelete
I don't know Mordialloc but I'm sure this would be a favourite spot of mine, it's lovely!ReplyDelete
Awesome photos ~ Love the area ~ must be fun to visit ~namaste, carol (A Creative Harbor)ReplyDelete
Wish to see this soon. Great shots!ReplyDelete
That is SO our kind of place! The creek doesn't look so muddy to me. (Sometimes our Canal looks like coffee.)ReplyDelete