1.) I got a new perspective of Sydney 2.) Tour guides are really very knowledgable 3.) They will also show you hidden laneways which have existed centuries ago!
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Thank you Nathanael!
Had the best tour of the Rocks with Hohepa relating the history of Maori settlement in Sydney. His knowledge of settlement and the history of the Rocks area I found very very interesting, the tour takes about 2 hours. As a Kiwi also an Aussie...More
Great to hear you enjoyed the tour! "Kia ora" from Hohepa - thank your for your review.
I was impressed & enlighten with this tour. Melinda was very helpful & Hohepa was really passionate & knowledgable about the history of this area. Paying respect to the Darug people. And the Maoris & European who came later to trade & live in Australia....More
I only remember The Rocks for the pubs, pubs and oh yeah pubs. That was a few years ago. Gosh it has changed a lot since way back then. Who would have thought The Rocks had Maori living, working, dying and buried since 1790's. The...More
Great value tour of the Rocks from a Maori perspective. As a Kiwi I was shocked at how much information about early Maori-Sydney history I had no idea about - really fascinating. Hohepa is a fantastic guide who is literally bursting with information. Just make...More
What a great tour, I loved every minute of it. I'm a kiwi who's been living in Sydney for 10 years. I've done lots of reading about pakeha settlement in Sydney, love historic houses and have explored The Rocks many times. So it was fantastic...More
Thank you Hohepa for a wonderful tour last Saturday filled with intriguing facts and stories. As a New Zealander with Māori roots and living in Sydney, I found the tour to be incredibly enlightening. I had no idea as to Māori in Sydney's past and...More
We had a wonderful two (plus!) hours with our terrific guide, Hohepa. A great source of information, entertaining, intiguing and charming. We were lead through an area we thought we knew quite well, but saw things that only a true historian would show you. Cant...More
If your wanting to spend two hours discovering so much about The Rocks with one of the best guides then this is the tour for you. After living in Sydney for over a decade this tour surprised us so much with how much we didn't...More
Thank you - great to hear you had a fantastic morning!
Loved this fascinating tour! Hohepa is an fantastic guide and shared intriguing stories of Māori in Sydney as we meandered through The Rocks. Highlights were being welcomed in Māori language by the harbour, visiting the dig site where greenstone has been found and the beautiful...More
Thank you Kaz! Great to hear you enjoyed the tour and hope you had a good trip back to Aotearoa. Ka kite ano - see you again!