The Rocks Sightseeing Walking Tour

Sydney, NSW
RWA002
For 1 person
90 minutes
$28 each
1 Adult
$28 each

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Highlights

  • Take a walking tour with informative friendly local guides
  • Explore Sydney's oldest neighbourhood, The Rocks
  • Uncover the areas best kept secrets with a small group

Take a leisurely 90 minute walking tour through Sydney's iconic picturesque historic sites. Hear tales about ordinary people who did extraordinary things so beginning the compelling story of British Australian settlement. Come let your footsteps lead you to the heart and intrigue of The Rocks.

What's Included?

  • 90 minute guided walking tour
  • Specialist trained guide with expertise in & around The Rocks
  • Umbrella (if required)

Take an intimate walking tour within the heart of the historic and picturesque Rocks precinct with your specially trained local guide. You will be covering approximately 2km at a leisurely pace. Start your day a the shoreline of sparkling Sydney Cove enjoying the harbour views of Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Then head to Cadman's Cottage, Sydney CBD's oldest surviving cottage. As you journey, learn about Campbell's Cove, Foundation Park, Argyle Cut, Garrison Church, Observatory Hill and beyond.

The Rocks was inhabited by the First Fleet of convicts arriving at Sydney Cove in 1788. Hear the rich accounts of the antics of sailors, larrikins and rogues as they roamed the rugged rocks transporting you back to the founding times of Australia's first colony. Still seen today are the storehouses, pubs and working class cottages from the time when this precinct took on all of the characteristics of a dockside area. Weave your way off the beaten track through hidden narrow alleyways, along charming cobbled lanes, and into shady courtyards dotted with beautifully restored nineteenth-century buildings. Linger by quaint terrace cottages and take in the oldest renowned streets of Sydney. You will be captivated by the charm of this special place hearing tales that will intrigue and entertain you. The secrets are alive in the sandstone!

Session Length

  • Tours depart daily at 10:30am and 1:30pm for a 90 minute duration
  • Tours do not operate on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Australia Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday

Restrictions

Children and infants must be accompanied by an adult.

Guidelines

Tour encompasses uneven surfaces, cobblestones, worn sandstone flagging and steps; while these elements of the tour have never been considered to be strenuous by most people, for others this may be considered as an unsuitable activity.

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

  • Cancellations must be received 24 hours prior to the tours commencement otherwise full payment will be incurred
  • Transfer of existing bookings can be made up to 24 hours prior to another available time or date
  • The provider reserves the right to cancel or vary this service in any way without notice and without incurring liability, however reasonable effort will be made to maintain arrangements as advertised

Numbers on the Day

There will be a minimum of 1 participant and a maximum of 25 participants.

Weather

In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience will still go ahead unless contacted by the experience provider. If your experience is cancelled you will be rescheduled by the experience provider directly.

Dress Code

Please dress to the predicted weather conditions appropriate for an outdoor activity.

This experience takes places at The Rocks, Sydney.