We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dave's Pub Walks

224 reviews
About Dave's Pub Walks
Drink in history as you tread in the footsteps of the convicts, larrikin gangs & locals of the past on our pub walks of The Rocks, Balmain and more. You'll visit 4 iconic Sydney watering holes on each walk discovering the gossip, shouts and stories of the lighter and often darker side of Sydney. Tours run throughout the week and include a choice of craft beer, wine or soft drink at each pub.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 11:30 - 22:00
Certificate of Excellence
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Travellers talk about
Tours and Tickets by Dave's Pub Walks
US$65,97 per adult
Reviews (224)
Filter reviews
224 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pub tour great tour great afternoon history lesson guide paul brief description interesting historical facts fascinating area pub crawl highly recommend the tour spend an afternoon small group rocks area walking tour few hours great walk pubs
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 224 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After a recommendation from a friend, we decided to book a Pub Crawl from Dave’s in Sydney. We are so happy we did. Think in terms of history and some nice walking exercise, combined with a beer in each of the historic pubs, with a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vinoman
Reviewed yesterday

Went on the evening Rocks tour last night. It was absolutely fantastic. Our guide, Col, was just great. Very knowledgeable and amusing, telling some great tales about Sydney and the beers. There were just six people and this made it even better. Would certainly recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lynneandkeith
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Garth took us on a 3 hour walking tour of The Rocks which included history of the area and a beer at a few of the oldest pubs. I couldn’t recommend this tour more. It was organised, informative and so much fun. Garth was warm,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shippo17
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic tour, very entertaining host, loved the visits to the hidden gem pubs in the Rocks area!!! A must do activity to get the true flavour of the Rocks!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tripad438
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a fun tour with our guide Paul! A fantastic mingling of excellent beer, historical pubs, and the history of Australia. More beer than you will be able to drink (unless you're Australian, haha) so you get to taste a variety and get to choose...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank redoctober30
Gregg P, Owner at Dave's Pub Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers red for the review! We reckon Paul is pretty good too and he loved showing you around the pubs and telling some stories and we won't hold the unfinished beers against you haha! Regards, Gregg, Gaz, Shane & Dave

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great way to learn about about the birthplace of Australia A special mention to our guide for the day, Garth His knowledge, humour & easy style made the day even more memorable

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert & Terese J
Gregg P, Owner at Dave's Pub Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 5 stars Robert and Terese! We also like Garth's knowledge, humour and easy style around the office. Regards, Gregg

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide GAZ was super frienly, knowledgeable, told great tales of "The Rocks" and really knew the Pubs and the Beers. Gas gave us the cultural background of the Pubs and the Rocks area. If you do not drink beer, have a cider or soft...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Les M
Gregg P, Owner at Dave's Pub Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the 5 stars Les! Thanks even more for giving Gaz a wrap as he is one of the best Dave's you can have on a tour. Also, you have inadvertently given us Gaz's new nickname when you typed his name as 'Gas' hahaha....More

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our time with Gregg. Knowledgeable, entertaining, down to earth, true professional. He had some travel industry VIPs in our group, but we felt like VIPs, too! Well cared for at each of four stops. Drink ‘em all, or taste ‘em, do whatever you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Gregg P, Owner at Dave's Pub Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Cheers RCTALLEY, for the tremendous review! It was a pleasure showing you guys around The Rocks! Regards, Gregg

Reviewed 8 December 2018

We needed a break after three weeks of nature viewing - what better way to relax?! Greg - our tour's "Dave" - was very knowledgeable about Sydney's past, often funny, if sometimes crudely so - and sometimes his not as funny as he thought. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roadrunner32
Gregg P, Owner at Dave's Pub Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Thanks for the review and the 5 stars Roadrunner! Friday nights leading up to Xmas are 'office party' season in The Rocks, so the pubs are busy which in unavoidable. Thanks fo joining the tour and we llok forward to you starting your own tour...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Did this with social club event from work 17 of us with Gaz as our guide, I'm not a drinker so seems odd but the history and stories are great. We did a Sunday afternoon session. A selection of Aussie brewed beers ciders and wines...More

Thank Izzy1186
Gregg P, Owner at Dave's Pub Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Cheers for the review Izzy, glad we can entertain the non drinkers as well! Regards, Gregg, Gaz, Shane & Dave

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dave's Pub Walks staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines