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Adelaide Walking Tour: East End Escapade

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    • General Havelock Hotel - Introduction including brief history of Adelaide and its development, route of tour, duration and other housekeeping. Talk about early development of the south-east corner of the city of Adelaide and heritage of General Havelock Hotel.  (10 min)
    • Drinking Fountain - Discuss history of water in Adelaide, fountains (4 min)
    • Victorian Villa  - story of history of house, inhabitants, architecture ( 4 min)
    • Shop and House  - Brief overview of house and shop, inhabitants ( 5 min)
    • Cranford House  - outline history and architecture  (5 min)
    • Waverly  - discuss history of house and architecture, notable inhabitants (5 min)
    • House - connection to George Kingston, inhabitants, architecture (3 min)
    • Ochiltree House - overview of history of building, inhabitants ( 5 min)
    • Morecroft House  -  mention its significance, history, architecture, usages (4 min)
    • St Corantyn  - Story of house - inhabitants, usage of house,  (5 min)
    • Servants Quarters of St Corantyn - architecture, history, usage (2 min)
    • Victorian Villa  - outline usage of building and its inhabitants  (2 min)
    • Villa - brief overview and history of villa, usage, architecture  (3 min)
    • St John's Church & Priory - history of church and priory, architecture, usage  (10 min)
    • Shop Residence  - History including inhabitants and current usage (3 min)
    • Terraced Houses  - story regarding erection of terraced houses, history, significance (2 min)
    • Springhill Lodge  - History and architecture as well as inhabitants(5 min)
    • Public Schools Club  - History, architecture and associated stories with the Bragg family (5 min)
    • Salvation Army Women's Hostel - History of building, history of Salvation Army, usage of building (5 min)
    • Craigweil  - History, Architecture, inhabitants (4 min)
    • Former Wesleyan Manse  -  History including architecture, inhabitants  (4 min)
    • Sainte Etoile  - Architecture focus (2 min)
    • Weeroni  - History, Architecture, inhabitants (4 min)
    • Cartref  - History, Architecture and inhabitants -  (5 min)
    • Carhayes  - History, noted inhabitants - benefactors to Adelaide (5 min)
    • Naval, Military & Airforce Club  - History, development of site - (3 min)
    • Victoria Terrace Building  - History, Development, developer of site, current use (4 min)
    • Former Shop and Dwelling - History, German influence, architecture (2 min)
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    160 Hutt St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
    Departure Time
    10am
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A maximum of 15 people per booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I can really recommend the tour run by Graeme as he has so much fascinating information about the buildings, history and people to share. A small group of 4 so easy to hear everything and saw and learned a lot in the 2 hours. Will return for his other tours each time I’m in
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    Response from Graeme F, Owner at Adelaide Walking Tour: East End Escapade
    Responded Dec 9, 2019
    Thank you so much for booking our tour. Glad you all enjoyed the experience and that it helped make your stay in Adelaide even better. Will look forward to hosting you again at some point in the future.
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    Graemes' walking tour was a real insight to this part of Adelaide, he explained in much detail about everyday life through the years. I cannot recommend this tour highly enough. Thanks for an educating and enjoyable two hours.
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    By: Down to Earth Tours
    56 reviews
    Gabri
    Miami
    3525
    Great guided walking tour
    Thoroughly enjoyed the tour, Graeme accommodated us by doing it on a hot summer afternoon, that being our only
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    923geoffreyh
    10
    Carefully Crafted Caper
    What a terrific morning we had along NorthTerrace. The insights and stories behind South Australias buildings,
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    Konie
    Daylesford, Australia
    775790
    Loved every minute of this tour
    We usually spend time in North Terrace when we visit Adelaide, but Graeme gave us a whole new perspective on the
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    IzaBrownTravels
    248
    Outstanding Walking Tour 🌟
    This is THE Adelaide walking tour company to book with. For two hours, Graeme educated us about Adelaide’s past
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    RetiredWazza
    Daylesford, Australia
    7551405
    EASY TO GIVE GRAEME 5 STARS
    The 3 of us had a very enjoyable morning tour. Graeme was knowledgeable, respectful of diversity, humourous with
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    OzPair
    Melbourne
    2512
    Great morning discovering Adelaide’s history and architecture.
    I can really recommend the tour run by Graeme as he has so much fascinating information about the buildings,
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    LL0MM
    40
    We had a great time
    Graeme was not only very knowledgeable, he was full of those query little informations about the places and people
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    GleBec13
    Gold Coast, Australia
    40
    Fascinating morning
    Really enjoyed this tour, and appreciated it being run even though I was the only booking. Graeme was very
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    katiesee
    Hervey Bay, Australia
    2411
    Very worthwhile.
    We both thoroughly enjoyed what was actually a private tour with Graeme last week. He is a local guy with a vast
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    Glenda27
    Bathurst, Australia
    316
    Wonderful
    I took 2 tours with Graeme, the other being Grand Mansions of North Adelaide. Both were excellent, plenty of
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    Trace213
    New Zealand
    100
    Tracie
    Great tour guide . He was very knowledgeable and would recommend it to anyone . Friendly and was able to give
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    ijk079
    22
    Information Overload
    This was one of the only tour providers i could find who would accept single bookings (most request minimum 2) and
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    jetsetter016
    australia
    6117
    Great walk around North Adelaide with Graeme
    Graeme is an excellent guide who has done a lot of research and has interesting information to share about the
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    ArizonaTraveler2
    Mercer Island, Washington
    13385
    Excellent tours
    We took 2 tours from Graeme, both very informative and highly interesting. Interspersed with amusing stories and
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    F2638LHjuliat
    Kalamunda, Australia
    10
    Excellent Tout
    I was lucky enough to have a one to one tour with Graeme, who was an excellent guide. Can’t recommend him enough.
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    • Duration: 2h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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