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Itinerary
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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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.
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
  • Morning and afternoon start times are available
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Interesting tour

Liked the historical context given and 90 min was just long enough to do a good overview of the area which is very quaint and cute with small alleyways. Wouldn't have ventured out too much as it was work travel so appreciated the opportunity to...More

Thank TravelingJiya
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking our tour and the taking the time to review it

Reviewed 1 week ago
Informative and interesting

We went for the walking tour and our guide was Brian. It was quite a unique tour as we explored areas that we never know existed. Brian was very knowledgeable and shared his anecdotes as well as history of The Rocks.

Thank Shi Hui L
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, we'll let Brian know you enjoyed the tour

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Local history and hidden gems

We had Michael take us around The Rocks for a very interesting historical tour which also included access to a little known spot where you get spectacular views of the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. We've been to the Rocks many times before as...More

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

Yes our guides do know all the little known spots and they love sharing them

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rocks Walking Tour - Sydney

We went on this tour on Wednesday 25th July 2018. The tour guide was Brian who was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He was also relaxed and quietly funny- very approachable. He showed a real passion for the history of the rocks. All in all an...More

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

Brian knows The Rocks and Sydney like the back of his hand and enjoys sharing his knowledge with our guests

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing knowledgeable guide

Michael met us and greeted us as friends. His manner and insights were excellent. Some of the locations we visited were spectacular.

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

It's our privilege showing visitors this this great part of Sydney, we're glad you enjoyed it

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CeeAnn V
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Yes we went to the office and bought our tickets. The walk begins at that location.
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