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The Rocks Walking Tour: the Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks

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Discover the history of Sydney on a guided walking tour of the city's The Rocks district. Visit prominent buildings and colonial-era sites such as Cadman's Cottage and Garrison Church, in addition to taking in views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Along the way, learn about Sydney’s past as a British Australian settlement.
  • Learn about Sydney’s history as a British Australian settlement from a guide
  • Catch views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • The stroller-accessible route makes the tour family friendly
  • Morning and afternoon start times are available
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the starting point, which is easily accessible for cruise ship passengers and Sydney visitors, in The Rocks district. From there, visit historic sites and hear stories about the one-time British Australian settlement from a guide. The walking tour, which covers 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) at a leisurely pace, focuses on the neighborhood located under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and is a popular tourist destination. Wander around the area’s cobbled stone streets, alleyways, and courtyards. The tour includes stops at Cadman's Cottage, which was built in 1816; Campbell's Cove; the Garrison Church, which is known as the Church of Holy Trinity; and more. Plus, see the shoreline of Sydney Cove, as well as views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
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Important Information
Departure Point
35 Harrington St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 90 minute guided walking tour
  • Specialist trained guide with expertise in & around The Rocks
  • Umbrella (if required)
  • Guide has amplification for ease in hearing commentary
  • Entry/Admission - The Rocks Walking Tours
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (provided for private bookings)
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children and Infants must be accompanied by an adult
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved covering approx. 1.2 miles (2km) at the pace of the groups participants
  • Small groups (no more than 20 people)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress to the predicted weather conditions appropriate for an outdoor activity
  • Comfortable walking shoes and a bottle of water suggested
  • Tour encompasses uneven surfaces, cobblestones, worn sandstone flagging and steps; while these elements of the tour have never been considered to be strenuous by most people, for others this may be considered as an unsuitable activity.
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a powered wheelchair/ scooter
  • Meeting point is easily accessible on foot for cruise arrivals/ shore excursions
  • Wheelchair (manual) and pram friendly route
  • Toilet facilities accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: The Rocks Walking Tours
Boston, United Kingdom
Walking tour
3 of us did this walking tour and learnt a lot about the history of Sydney. Our guide was knowledgable and
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Gary B
Most interesting and informative tour. Our guide Julie was the best! Learned so much of the history of Sydney.
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Lakewood, New Jersey
Outstanding tour
The Rocks Walking Tour a MUST in coming to know Australia it’s history and people Our guide Julia was
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Rick from Canada
Wonderful tour, great guide.
My wife and I took the tour with our guide Julie. We were a small group, five people, so Julie was able to take
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
See unseen parts of The Rocks
We were on a short trip to Sydney and wanted to learn something about The Rocks area. We struck gold with Brian,
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Victoria Lily
Brian was amazing!
Me and my friend Hannah did the walking tour and loved it! We were very impressed with how much our tour guide
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Dellis H
Vicki is amazing
Loved this tour! Vicki is warm and friendly, knowledgeable and just fun to spend the morning with. I wonderful way
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Steve T
Sydney Rocks walking tour
Great walking tour by Vicky! She knew her stuff! Interesting to learn about the convict history of Sydney.
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Great Historical Tour
The Rocks Walking Tour was a great way to learn more about the European settlement of Australia. Brian was our
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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
The ins and outs of The Rocks history
We took this tour Feb 13 with Anne. She was very knowledgeable, and really made the history of the Rocks very
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Key Details
  • The Rocks, Sydney Opera House, and 3 more
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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