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Journey Walks

186 reviews
#8 of 431 Tours in Sydney
About Journey Walks
Sydney Walking Adventures by Local Storytelling Historians Our lively walking stories will narrate and navigate the historical sights and secrets of Sydney. We specialise in bringing to life the long forgotten tales and changing face of this city through the ages. Engaging, interactive, accurate and professional: let us share the fascinating story behind Sydney with you on foot.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We planned our short visit to Sydney from England, with only the obvious sightseeing destinations in mind. We found this walking tour by accident and we're so glad we did. Max, the owner and, luckily for us, our tour guide, is thoroughly interested in his...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank helentravelling2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

On the day we toured The Rocks our group of about 10 people was made up of couples. Max is very passionate about the history and study of peoples in the area over time. His local knowledge and experiences make Journey Walks the must-experience activity...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Canyontrekker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderfully informative and interesting history of the beginning of Sydney and the role played by convicts. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and excited to share his vast knowledge of Sydney. We really enjoyed this tour on our first day in Sydney.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank isiselliot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Max is a very informative guide and clearly very passionate about Australian history. He knew many stories about the times of the convicts as well as providing some background on the history of the land before then. It was great to hear some history of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Trave11erHappy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day. Max is knowledgeable, passionate and enthusiastic. So much history learnt today without even realising. The stories he tells wrapped in the truth is amazing. Highly recommended and a must do with this man. Finished with a Q&A over a cold beer....More

Thank 283shanep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very impressed with this tour. Max, our tour guide was very personable and informative. He held our attention with his many stories of the area. It was obvious that he has a passion for history. I would gladly recommend this tour to others.

Thank Clementina C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a superb walking tour. I’ve done walking tours in cities all over the world and had some really great guides. Max is a 6-star guide, let me tell you! He’s so knowledgeable, so passionate, sooooo interesting and such a good story teller. We absolutely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 379richard
Reviewed January 8, 2019

This tour was excellent. Max was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and personable. I highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SallyinAdelaide
Reviewed January 8, 2019

We had just finished a 30 day cruise and had done 20 excursions, many of which included aspects of Australian history and most of which were not inexpensive. My husband and I agree that this was better than any of them. Our guide had an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JUNET1234
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Max was not only an enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guide but a brilliant story teller, he had us all, from the young to the not so young hanging off his every word. My husband and I throughly enjoyed the tour, a truly memorable experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
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pri1602
February 20, 2018|
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Response from MaxwellB127 | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for looking at our tour unfortunately there are some unavoidable stairs and cobbled laneways in the Rocks that can be difficult for prams unless you have a easy to carry version. Best regards JW
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Aileen S
July 6, 2017|
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Response from MaxwellB127 | Property representative |
Hi Aileen, thanks for contacting us about booking vouchers for your friends in October. Our apologies if you were unable to book the dates on our website, we are currently updating our booking system. Regarding the... More
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