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The Rocks Walking Tours

Discover and explore Sydney’s heritage village with The Rocks Walking Tours. Our tours are conducted by friendly and enthusiastic guides who, by relating the many tales of our colourful past, capture and hold the visitor’s imagination.

Let us show you some of Sydney’s earliest buildings, shops old and new, homes of the ‘well-to-do’ and the quaint cottages of the working class. Still to be seen today are the pubs and hotels, once frequented by the locals and sailors alike and the haunts of larrikins and rogues.

The many historic streets, narrow alleyways, cobbled lanes, sandstone steps and beautiful churches combine to weave a rich tapestry of life in the past and present times.

Our exclusive tour service within The Rocks conducts daily tours from our office at 23 Playfair Street, The Rocks.

The Rocks Walking Tours have been established since 1978 and are the only resident daily walking tour operating exclusive 90 minute regular tours.

Touring Options

From Convicts to Colonial Elegance

Macquarie Street from Circular Quay to Hyde Park
Only available to Private Group Bookings.

The Rocks Walking Tours

The Rocks Walking Tours incorporating Historic Sydney Walking Tours brings alive the story of the early convict settlement while entertaining visitors with stories of Rascals, Rats, and Restoration.

Our tours are conducted by friendly and enthusiastic guides who, by relating the many tales of our colourful past, capture and hold the visitor’s imagination.

Let us show you some of Sydney’s earliest buildings, shops old and new, homes of the ‘well-to-do’ and the quaint cottages of the working class. Still to be seen today are the pubs and hotels, once frequented by the locals and sailors alike and the haunts of larrikins and rogues.

The many historic streets, narrow alleyways, cobbled lanes, sandstone steps and beautiful churches combine to weave a rich tapestry of life in the past and present times.

School groups a speciality. Large and varied programmes available. Contact operator for cost details.

Activities and Experiences at The Rocks Walking Tours

  • Active
  • City
  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Historic/Heritage

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