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The Rocks History Tour + Harbour Views

The Rocks History Tour + Harbour Views

Duration:3 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Hello, I'm Rob and a proud Sydneysider who loves to share his knowledge and experience with others. I'm also the owner of Sydney Walks, where I have the privilege of teaching school students and locals about the history of European settlement in Australia, right in the very place where it all started! Having grown up in Sydney, I am passionate about Sydney’s history, architecture and culture, and…
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What we’ll do

Come on a guided walk through the heart of The Rocks to investigate the oldest parts of Sydney - once a bustling port city laden with merchants, sailors and traders. Explore the site of Sydney’s first Chinatown, learn about our rich maritime history, and hear of the hardship and poverty endured by Sydney’s poor working class residents at the turn of the nineteenth Century. We will walk and talk, …

What else you should know

You will need $15 for entry to the pylon lookout. Prepare for walking approx 2km + stairs. Bring a hat and sunscreen. There are plenty of restrooms along the way. This tour operates in all weather.

What to bring

Dress appropriately for the weather conditions
Wear shoes suitable for walking outdoors
Bring a hat and sunscreen
Bring $15 for entry to the Pylon Lookout

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Where you'll be

Starting in Circular Quay, we will wander through The Rocks, exploring old buildings, alleys, and historical sites along the way. Our walk then takes us over to the Walsh Bay wharves, before heading back up along the Sydney Harbour bridge to finish at the southern pylon lookout.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

More tips

You will need $15 for entry to the pylon lookout. Prepare for walking approx 2km + stairs. Bring a hat and sunscreen. There are plenty of restrooms along the way. This tour operates in all weather.
Rob
history walk
The Rocks History Tour + Harbour Views
20 reviews
From $52/person
20 reviews
From $52/person