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Sydney Historic Pub Crawl Walking Tour

  • 4-hour Sydney pub crawl
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour
  • Learn about Sydney’s colonial history from a knowledgeable guide
Sydney Historic Pub Crawl Walking Tour
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Sydney Historic Pub Crawl Walking Tour
Discover Sydney like a local on this 4-hour pub-hopping tour and learn about the city’s colonial history over an ice-cold beer. Follow your guide on a walking tour of the city’s historic pubs, stopping along the way to enjoy local beer, wine and snacks (if option selected) and hear stories of Sydney’s dark underworld.
What to Expect
Explore Sydney's storied past as you walk down the hidden alley ways and dens of the inner streets discovering the colorful past of artists, criminals, strippers, activists and hookers.

You'll hear about the notorious anarchy and the rum-induced monopoly during the colonization where gangs, brothels and unsolved murders became a big part of society. Then, hear about the secret societies, artists and underground writers.

On this 4-hour walking tour you'll taste some Australia's favorite wine and beers and take in the atmosphere of these top watering holes. From sandstone relics to the working man's pubs and Victorian bars of the 1920's, you'll feel like you've stepped back in time as you immerse yourself in the history of the 100-year old pubs and bars.

Now refurbished, many of these establishments have become some of Sydney's most popular venues so you'll truly feel like a local as you settle in with a beverage and a bite to eat before ending your tour on the bustling George Street.
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile
Good tour, knowledgeable tour guide!

My husband and I enjoyed this tour mainly for the guide. She was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about her job. Unfortunately we were the only ones on the tour as were expecting it to be a group tour. But it was also a good thing...More

Thank GreenSMT
Reviewed April 2, 2018
Great Time in Sydney Historical Harbor Area

We had a terrific time on this tour, exceeded our high expectations. Our guide was absolute first rate -- knowledgeable, entertaining, personal, helpful. She patiently and enthusiastically answered my numerous questions, her pride in Sydney and its heritage completely transparent. She brought to life the...More

Thank M0sstr
Reviewed March 28, 2018
HISTORY, BARS AND BEER - GREAT COMBO (wish history class was always this good)

A great night out with Rebecca and the ghosts of Sydney. Fun and informative. Start your trip to Sydney here like we did and get a good overview of its history and the historic district layout.. My highest recommendation. Great stops at Marble Bar, Hero...More

Thank John D
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile
Great Evening - Learnt Lots, Drank Lots

We did the tour with Rebecca. Learnt a huge amount about the early British settlers/convicts and the first pubs of Sydney. I really different way to spend an evening.

Thank Colm L
Rebecca S, Manager at Go Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Hello Colm. Thank you for your feedback. Our city might be young but definitely has many stories. I am delighted that you enjoyed our Historic Pub crawl of Sydney and hope to see you again on another Go Local adventure.

Reviewed January 15, 2018
Best thing we did in Sydney!

Me and three of my friends were studying in Sydney for two weeks in late December and this was one of the first things we did upon arrival. Our guide, Rebecca, was fantastic and made the tour very personal and we learned things about Sydney...More

Thank Jake S
Rebecca S, Manager at Go Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Hello Jake. Thank you so much not only for the review but for a great night out in Sydney. It was my pleasure guiding you through our historical landmarks and sharing stories but also beers. I wish you safe travels and hopefully, we will see...More

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