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history walk

1788

1788

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am fascinated by the accounts of the Officers of the First Fleet written contemporaneously with the British occupation of Eora lands. I have studied the history of British colonisation during this crucial window between 1788 to the conclusion of Arthur Phillip's term as first Governor of NSW . I find fascinating the accounts of interactions with the Indigenous Gadigal people who are described in…
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What we’ll do

Visitors to Sydney have a very limited knowledge of how Sydney was colonised by the British. It is a very emotive and controversial topic in present day Australia. I will explain how Sydney was first colonised by the British based on fascinating and emotional diary accounts and journals of a number of authoritative figures who travelled with the First Fleet in 1788. We will take a walk around…

What else you should know

Wear appropriate clothing suitable for the weather. Bring a hat and sunglasses. Make your own way to Circular Quay Train Station.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Beverages Hot Beverage

What to bring

Hat
Sunglasses
Appropriate clothing to suit the weather
Money to buy water or bring your own bottle
Comfortable shoes for walking

Where you'll be

Meeting at Circular Quay train station on the ground level - from there we'll walk across to the Sydney Opera House and Opera Bar pausing to discuss Bennelong Point, the First Fleet and the passage of arrival. After walking a loop of the Opera House, we'll head over to The Rocks passing the Museum of Contemporary Art on our way - great spot for some photo opportunities.

Keep these in mind

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 6 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Wear appropriate clothing suitable for the weather. Bring a hat and sunglasses. Make your own way to Circular Quay Train Station.
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history walk
1788
New experience
$92/person
New experience
$92/person