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The Rocks Pub Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Walking tour allows travelers to explore Sydney and The Rocks like a local
  • In-depth commentary from a guide on the rich history of the neighborhood
  • Small group means an intimate atmosphere and plenty of time to ask questions
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The Rocks Pub Walking Tour
From US$67,70
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6:30pm Departure
A 2.5 hour walking tour of historic area of The Rocks visiting 4 of Sydney's oldest pubs and enjoying some craft beers in between! 6:30pm departure
From US$67,70
11:30am Departure
A 2.5 hour walking tour of historic area of The Rocks visiting 4 of Sydney's oldest pubs and enjoying some craft beers in between! Departing at 11:30am
From US$67,70
2:30pm Departure
A 2.5 hour walking tour of historic area of The Rocks visiting 4 of Sydney's oldest pubs and enjoying some craft beers in between! Departing 2:30pm
From US$67,70
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Overview
Get to know Sydney's history and drinking culture on this walking tour through The Rocks neighborhood. Visit four of the oldest pubs in Sydney, savoring an included drink at each, and listen to your guide's commentary on the history of the British colony in Australia. A small group of fellow travelers ensures you'll get personalized attention from your guide and have plenty of opportunities to ask questions.
What to Expect
This walking tour takes you to historic pubs in Sydney’s The Rocks neighborhood that you might not ordinarily find on your own. Follow a guide through the cobbled alleyways of the city’s oldest neighborhood to learn about the history of the British colony in Australia. Stop at four historic pubs, some of Sydney’s oldest, to sample a glass of beer or cider at each, giving you great ideas of where you’d like to return during the rest of your stay in Sydney.

Learn about diverse topics such as larrikin gangs, the bubonic plague outbreak, Australia’s first drink, and the origin of the six o’clock swill. Traveling with a small group of fellow drinks and history lovers allows you to enter the pubs unobtrusively and maintain an intimate atmosphere. You’re also guaranteed plenty of attention from your guide, with plenty of time to ask any questions.
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1 - 5 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour

What a great way to spend a few hours. Our guide was very informative about the Rocks area. Was fantastic to hear the stories about the seedy early days of the Rocks and about its history .,the pubs we visited made the trip worth while....More

Thank Geoff H
Gregg P, Owner at Dave's Pub Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 5 stars Geoff! Always happy to talk abour seedy history over a beer....its what we do! Regards, Gregg

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour excellent guide...

So much history in the rocks !! Nice to learn about the different pubs and the history behind them. We saw parts of the rocks that we would have never seen. This is a must do in Sydney.

Thank madtana97
Gregg P, Owner at Dave's Pub Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the 5 stars and 'must do' recommendation, glad to have you on the tour!\ Regards, Gregg

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fab tour.

This was a wonderful, informative and fun pub walk. Gaz was super knowledgeable and answered any and all questions from our group. Tasting the different beers was cool. I would strongly recommend everyone visiting Sydney to take this tour as it gives a real picture...More

Thank Maria C
Gregg P, Owner at Dave's Pub Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cheers for the review Maria, we'll let Gaz know you think he is a great Dave! Regards, Gregg

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Enjoyed visiting the oldest bars in Sydney

Gregg was a great host. He had a lot of interesting tales on the history of the Rocks and how the Sydney pub culture has changed over the years. His beer recommendations were great too! I recommend doing this tour at the beginning of your...More

Thank Thomas H
Gregg P, Owner at Dave's Pub Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thanks for the glowing review mate! I may print this for all the other "Dave's" to see haha. Regards, Gregg

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Informative and fun tour

Great tour to learn about beer and the history of the Rocks. Gaz our guide was warm,friendly and well informed. The walk was very easy and suits any fitness level. Even though we are locals, it was a wonderful way to spend the afternoon. Highly...More

Thank D D
Gregg P, Owner at Dave's Pub Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thanks for the 5 stars DD. We loved showing you something you didn't know and we look forward to having you on another tour either here in Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle or the Hunter Valley. Regards, Gregg

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