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The Rocks Walking Tours

Shop 4a - Clocktower Square | Cnr Argyle & Harrington Streets, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9247 6678
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US$ 21.51*
and up
The Rocks Walking Tour: the Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks
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US$ 21.51*
and up
Sydney Shore Excursion: The Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks
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Tours everyday 10:30am and 1:30pm conducted by friendly local guides that specialise in The Rocks, and its surrounding areas, $25 per adult/ $12 per child departing from our office handily located in the heart of The Rocks at Shop 4a - Clocktower Square, Cnr Argyle & Harrington Sts. Conducted in intimate groups of no more than 25 people for a duration of 90 minutes at a leisurely pace covering approximately a couple of kilometres. Come hear stories about how ordinary people came to do extraordinary things and so began the British Australian story!
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Shop 4a - Clocktower Square | Cnr Argyle & Harrington Streets, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
The Rocks
+61 2 9247 6678
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Walking tours are a superb way to get a little exercise, fresh air and learn some history. Our guide Margret, was very knowledgeable and was very friendly. I highly recommend this tour.

Thank J C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Alex was our guide. She did a terrific job too. Really knows the historical story. Lots of interesting facts. I learned bits and pieces I didn't know. Walking was easy and the hour and a half passed so quickly. One person in the group had...More

Thank Marjorie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rocks Walking Tour is a great introduction to the area where the convicts of Sydney first settled. On the tour you will learn why the convicts settled here and not up towards modern day Hyde Park (where the freemen settled). You will learn quite...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

She provided great information about The rocks and it's incredible history. She also gave amazing suggestions on what to visit next and where to eat.

Thank Araceli O
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great to understand the context of the environment. The guide was lovely. approachable, and knowable. Able to provide tailored information for the group. Was considerate of mobility issues. Great for local and tourists.

Thank Elizabeth M
TRWT, Owner at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Elizabeth, for your thoughtful review of our guide and the experience you had while participating in one of our walking tours of The Rocks. We appreciated you taking the time and recommending our walks to other visitors to this unique are of Sydney.

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this tour. The guide was knowledgeable and informative. I would never have known so much about the Rocks simply by reading. The guide made everything interesting. I really enjoyed this tour.

Thank Regina D
TRWT, Owner at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time spent in The Rocks on one of our walking tours and that you took the time to let us know. Thank you for the favourable review.

Reviewed 10 May 2017

We have lived around Sydney over 40 years and visited the rocks area often but this walking tour took us to places that we would not have known where they were or anything about them. Alex the guide gave us a wealth of information and...More

2  Thank Bill P
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great tour, fascinating information, tour guide Sophie was extremely knowledable and friendly and could answer any question, thanks Sophie. There's so much to see and learn and helps to get a grasp on the beginnings of Sydney. Great price.

1  Thank georgiegir38
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Booked into a morning tour on a lovely sunny day in Sydney. The office staff where extremely helpful and lovely people. Returned 1 hour later to start the tour. Introduced to Alex a delightful tour guide, her knowledge of the Sydney rocks area and the...More

1  Thank Coroona
TRWT, Owner at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

It was so good of you to take the time to review Alex's tour and to join our walking tour service in The Rocks. We are so pleased that your whole experience during your morning in The Rocks was enjoyable and Alex especially was pleased...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

When we were in Sydney we wanted to learn something about the early English settlers. Taking a tour seemed the best way. Sally had a microphone so it was easy to hear her. She was preoccupied with providing keeping the couple with the toddler in...More

Thank Walter D
The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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How long is the tour?
9 August 2016|
Response from Barry M | Reviewed this property |
At least an hour. Depends on how many in the tour group.
ronda b
what is the cost of the tour
13 January 2015|
Response from TRWT | Property representative |
Thanks Ronda for your enquiry, our tour costs $25 per adult/ $20 per concession (aust. pensioner/ senior or student)/ $12.00 per child (5-16 Yrs). Tours depart 10:30am and 1:30pm daily from our office, located at Shop 4a... More