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The Rocks Walking Tour: the Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks

Highlights
  • Learn about Sydney’s history as a British Australian settlement from a guide
  • Catch views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • The stroller-accessible route makes the tour family friendly
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The Rocks Walking Tour: the Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks
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Overview
Discover the history of Sydney on a guided walking tour of the city's The Rocks district. Visit prominent buildings and colonial-era sites such as Cadman's Cottage and Garrison Church, in addition to taking in views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Along the way, learn about Sydney’s past as a British Australian settlement.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the starting point, which is easily accessible for cruise ship passengers and Sydney visitors, in The Rocks district. From there, visit historic sites and hear stories about the one-time British Australian settlement from a guide.

The walking tour, which covers 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) at a leisurely pace, focuses on the neighborhood located under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and is a popular tourist destination. Wander around the area’s cobbled stone streets, alleyways, and courtyards. The tour includes stops at Cadman's Cottage, which was built in 1816; Campbell's Cove; the Garrison Church, which is known as the Church of Holy Trinity; and more. Plus, see the shoreline of Sydney Cove, as well as views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Reviews (223)
1 - 5 of 193 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
Walking Trip Good

Did the trip and found it informative and saw a lot of things that one would not see doing it without a guide. Watch out for those school parties lots of noise.

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 4 days ago
Very enjoyable tour with Vicki

I landed in Sydney in the early morning and did the 1:30 tour with Vicki. She is very knowledgeable and friendly and ready to try to answer any and all questions. It was a great introduction to Sydney's history. She went the extra mile and...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent Experience

We really enjoyed our tour with Brian. It was the perfect start to our trip to Sydney. As a tour guide myself, I really admired Brian's delivery, passion and attention paid to presenting incredibly well researched and accurate information. It felt like we had a...More

Thank Roving199164
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review!!! Brian has been working in The Rocks for over 30 years and most definitely has a wealth of knowledge which he loves sharing.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great 90 minutes - could have listened all day

We were fortunate to have Brian as our tour guide. Knowledgeable, passionate, funny with the right balance of facts and interesting stories about the inhabitants.Well worth the time and money and if you are after something a little more than the markets and cafes (which...More

Thank Roving63016571432
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much!! I'll be sure to pass this on to Brian. His knowledge of The Rocks is amazing and he loves sharing it with our visitors!!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour.

Very interesting tour - Brian our guide has an obvious wealth of knowledge on this area and Australian history in general. He set a reasonable pace for all in the group and was more than happy top answer any questions. A great way to experience...More

Thank Richard L
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you!! Brian has been working in this area for quite a long time and his knowledge is absolutely amazing! Great to read that you had such a memorable experience.

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HappyTraveler0877
October 26, 2018|
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Response from CatOdyssey1971 |
About an easy five minute walk
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CeeAnn V
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Roger G | Reviewed this property |
Yes we went to the office and bought our tickets. The walk begins at that location.
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