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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.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Very informative.

Really enjoyed this tour of the rocks. The tour guide Brian, had a vast knowledge of the area and its past and a love of Australian colonial history in general. Highly recommend this tour to learn about Australian history.

Thank shae0
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review, we'll let Brian know how much you enjoyed it

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sneaky little laneways

Our tour covered interesting facts of Sydney together with lots of little hidden nooks and laneways. Our guide was informative, clearly spoken and kept us spellbound with her stories. I would do another tour.

Thank Inushka
Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful Walking Tour

This is my first time to visit Sydney. The rocks walking tour is a really well designed tour, even take us to a bar hidden behind the main street which is one of the oldest house in the rocks area. Our guide is very knowledgeable...More

Thank kelly J
Reviewed 1 week ago
Recommended Walking Tour

I have been to the Rocks area on several occasions, but did not realise how little I knew about the history of the area. Our tour guide Brian, brought to life all the history with amazing facts, amusing stories, little known information, making the 1.5...More

Thank Col467
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Must do Sydney Walking Tour

This was 90 minutes well spent. A leisurely walk through the Rocks with plenty of time to reflect and take pictures. Pacing was just right. Michael was fabulous -- funny and full of the information. This was definitely one of the best city walking tours...More

Thank Winecracker
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Living in Sydney all his life Michael just loves sharing it's history

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CeeAnn V
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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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