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

Highlights
  • 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
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The Rocks Walking Tour: the Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks
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Overview
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.
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.
Reviews (242)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
A definite must for Sydney visitors

Fabulous and informative walking tour of the rocks.. Guide Fiorina was very knowledgeable and pleasant. She knew her way around, spoke clearly so we could understand and answered any questions we had. We had already done several tours, but this added even more colorful descriptions...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank patriciahN5275CN
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review and delighted you had such an enjoyable time with Fiorella. All our guides are very passionate about our colonial history and love sharing with the guests on our tours.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Best walking tour and guide!

On a brief visit to Sydney we joined Max for the tour of the rocks area. What a treat - his comprehensive and insightful knowledge of the early years of convict settlement of the area, relayed in a relaxed and engaging style made for a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jac438
Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful and informative tour of the Rocks

Want to know about the early history of Australia and the settling of Sydney? Interested in delving into the lives and living arrangements of the early settlers? If so, then take the tour with Anne. Informative and fun, Anne took us back in time to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PalehoseFan
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted to read you enjoyed your time on our tour with Anne and that she made the history of Sydney's oldest neighbourhood come to life.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Brilliant tour with engaging guide

We did the tour with Anne. She was well informed and gave a balanced and interesting commentary throughout. Couldn't recommend this tour highly enough.

1  Thank Carmine S
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Carmine and please you enjoyed you time with Anne discovering Sydney's oldest neighbourhood.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Well run and informative tour

We thoroughly enjoyed the walking tour. Anne was passionate and knowledgeable about the history of the rocks and the early settlers. Highly recommend!

1  Thank shosha887
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and pleased you had such an enjoyable time. Anne loves to share all her knowledge with the guests on our tours.

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HappyTraveler0877
26 October 2018|
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Response from CatOdyssey1971 |
About an easy five minute walk
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CeeAnn V
15 May 2018|
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Response from Roger G | Reviewed this property |
Yes we went to the office and bought our tickets. The walk begins at that location.
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