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Sydney Guided Walking Tour

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  • 2-hour walking tour through central Sydney
  • Learn about its early history, and get insider tips from a local
  • Visit the historic Rocks district
Sydney Guided Walking Tour
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Sydney Guided Walking Tour
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See Sydney’s most iconic sights on a 2-hour walking tour from Circular Quay. Take in the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Rocks and Hyde Park as you trace a route along the Tank Stream, the source of fresh water for aboriginal peoples and Australia’s first British settlement. Your informative guide shares fascinating details about the city’s past and present during your 2-hour tour, which is limited to a small group of up to 12 people — the perfect introduction to Sydney.
What to Expect
After meeting your guide at Circular Quay, your tour roughly follows the historic path of the Tank Stream, represented by public artworks and a line of blue paint that meanders through central Sydney. British colonists chose Sydney Cove for settlement due to the fresh water provided by the Tank Stream, making it an integral part of the city. Your guide brings the city’s past to life during a walking tour that covers approximately 1.5 miles (2 km) at an easy pace with frequent stops.

Explore the Rocks district where the New South Wales colony was founded and enjoy a fresh perspective on iconic landmarks including Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Then see the Conservatorium of Music, where recent renovations revealed an 18th–century cistern, bakery and other artifacts. Continue past the Mint, an elegant building that is the oldest public building in Sydney’s CBD and was originally a convict hospital. Your tour ends in Hyde Park, the first public park in Australia. From there, you can sightsee on your own, equipped with helpful tips from your guide after a deeper understanding of the city.
Reviews (71)
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Reviewed October 25, 2018
Sydney with Conviction 2 hr walking tour

It was just okay. Lots of personal stories and comments and some historical. Felt we did not cover enough ground - skipped Baranargoo altogether! Anyways we made the best of it and carried on to the Barracks Museum and the Queen Victoria building.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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SUASydney, General Manager at Sydney Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Hi Treehouse G Thanks for taking the time to write your review. I know how hard it is to stop and write your review. Very much appreciated. We aim to give you a personal experience, that includes real stories intertwined with historical facts. In just...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Guided History and Culture Tour

We attended the Sydney With Conviction Walking Tour on October 5. Our guide, John, made a rainy day walk very enjoyable with many anecdotes about the history and culture of Sydney. We especially enjoyed the Rocks area and the view of the bridge from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Judith H
SUASydney, General Manager at Sydney Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Hi Judith H Thank you for taking the time to write your positive review. We aim to give you an insiders look at Sydney, that others may have overlooked in the Emerald City (Sydney). It appears that you well and truly became immersed in 'You...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Fascinating historical tour of Sydney!

My guide, Kathryn, took me around The Rocks and provided a fascinating overview of Sydney’s history. Her passion of history and personal connection to the city made the tour captivating. I highly recommend this tour to anyone who has little knowledge of Australia’s formation.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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SUASydney, General Manager at Sydney Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Hi stacym19 Thank you for taking time out to congratulate Kathryn on her ability to give you an insider's view of Sydney. She will be thrilled to read your comments. We are truly grateful that you took the time to write your review. You gotta...More

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Joel is a great guide

Joel was a great tour guide. He really showed some places of the Rocks that as long-time Sydney resident I had never seen. He held some wonderful surprises off the usual beaten track, so that we could get more. Very informative about Australian history and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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SUASydney, General Manager at Sydney Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hi crisleosydney Thanks for your great review. I am sure that Joel will be very happy to get your comments. It is wonderful that he was able to show you hidden gems of the Emerald City even though you have been a long time resident...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018
fun friendly local

this tour is informative fun friendly and local and very enjoyable a good day out in sydney and good to see sydney;s iconic sights like the Harbour bridge and the sydney opera houseMore

Date of experience: August 2018
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SUASydney, General Manager at Sydney Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Hi Joel S Thanks for taking the time to write your review. It is always special when someone like you takes time out to write down your thoughts to help others in choosing the right experience. We look forward to seeing you on another tour...More

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