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A rebel's guide to the Rocks

A rebel's guide to the Rocks

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a passionate historian and tour guide. I grew up in Sydney and knows its stories, haunts and back streets extremely well. I am a tour guide at the world-famous BridgeClimb and have given tours by boat of Sydney Harbour. I received my History degree in 2017 and have been delivering history lectures around Australia since 2012. I provide a unique insight into Sydney's hidden underbelly, its…
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What we’ll do

The Rocks has a tale to tell that you won't hear on a sanitised official history tour. As a brutal penal colony it saw the inspiring resistance of convicts and Indigenous people to racism and imprisonment. On the one hand gruelling poverty, on the other, a tight knit working class community which survived two centuries. Rebels will meet at the Campbell's Cove near Circular Quay to hear stories of…

What else you should know

- Wear sunscreen! Sydney's sun is notorious. - Wear walking shoes - while the walk isn't difficult, you don't want to be stuck wearing uncomfortable shoes.

What I’ll provide

Food
A beautiful boutique picnic (including cheese and crackers, salamis and bread)

What to bring

Walking shoes
Sunscreen

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Where you'll be

Meet under the big tree at Campbell's Cove with views of gorgeous Sydney Harbour. We'll make our way through the busy part of the Rocks, towards the gorgeous Argyle Cut, the Sirius Building and the century-old residences of the Hungry Mile. Picnic at Dawes Point. Ending at the secretive whiskey bar, The Doss House.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or 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 2 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

- Wear sunscreen! Sydney's sun is notorious. - Wear walking shoes - while the walk isn't difficult, you don't want to be stuck wearing uncomfortable shoes.
Emma
A rebel's guide to the Rocks
3 reviews
From $38/person
3 reviews
From $38/person