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The Rocks Walking Tours

#23 of 433 Tours in Sydney
Open Now: 09:30 - 16:00
Open today: 09:30 - 16:00
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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, $32 per adult/ $15 per child departing from our office handily located in the heart of The Rocks at Shop 5 - Clocktower...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Shop 5 - Clocktower Square | Cnr Argyle & Harrington Streets, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

If you'd like to get beyond the usual tourist sights of Circular Quay/ The Rocks , I highly recommend this 1.5 hour walking tour. Ducking into the back alleys and slipping through the byzantine passages that lie just behind the more visited sights of Circular...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very enjoyable and informative tour, well worth doing. Saw parts of The Rocks we would never have seen on our own. Our guide had some good and interesiint stories to tell

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RImmerSouthport
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Brought the old Rocks district to life with informative historical facts and tales of amusing characters.

Thank MrSnow1
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review Mr Snow. The passion and depth of knowledge our guides have definitely help bring this area to life. Delighted you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were booked into this tour through a travel agent and had a fantastic tour, led by Julie. 2 hours of walking the neighborhoods and learning about the early history of the English settlement of their prisoners in The Rocks district in Sydney. Julie really...More

Thank RobinRyan19059
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review Robin. Delighted you enjoyed discovering Sydney's oldest neighbourhood with Julie. The knowledge and passion our guides have do help make this area come to life.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Vicki was a wonderful guide and we loved getting the history of Sydney. She was great at answering questions about present day Sydney and Sydney during its infancy.

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TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review Benjamin. Delighted you enjoyed your time with Vickie learning about Sydney's colourful history.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Marvellous educational tour. Leisa is very knowledgeable and also entertaining. I recommend this tour to overseas visitors and Australians who are locals or visitors from outside Sydney. Historically accurate. Thank you Leisa!

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

Thank you for your review Susan. Our tours are a great introduction to our colonial history and Sydney's oldest neighbourhood. It allows visitors and locals alike to discover the hidden gems the area has to offer.

Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and 15 month old daughter joined this tour and had a wonderful time! The guide (Brian) was very entertaining and knowledgeable. The tour did not require a lot of walking, but did have a few stairs. We had a stroller with us, but...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CarolynB12345
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review Carolyn. Delighted you had such an enjoyable and memorable experience discovering Sydney's oldest neighbourhood with Brian. He really makes this area come to life.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable tour, extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide (Michael);lots of different points of interest. Not too strenuous but seemed to cover lots of ground. Highly recommended.

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

Thank you for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your time with Michael discovering the hidden gems that this area has to offer.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived to Sydney from the US after 24 hrs of traveling. We checked into our hotel, freshen up, grab a bite to eat, then we headed down to the Rocks for short walking tour with Victoria. She gave us a perfect introduction to how...More

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

Thank you for your review. Delighted you enjoyed your time with Victoria discovering our amazing city and learning about it's colonial history. Her engaging manner, knowledge and passion definitely gives the guests on our tours an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked my 70+ year old mum on this tour.She loved it. She found it so interesting.She loved it amd was well looked after the whole time

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

Thank you for your review and pleased that our guide was able to provide an enjoyable and memorable experience discovering Sydney's oldest neighbourhood.

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pri1602
20 February 2018|
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Response from TRWT | Property representative |
Hi there are some stairs in our daily tour, if you note the pram on your booking we will take the pram friendly route. Regards Michael
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NMtraveler73
7 August 2017|
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Response from TRWT | Property representative |
Hi I'm not sure about the Convict Colony Tour. Our Original Rocks Walking Tour was established in 1975 and was the first guided walking tour in Sydney. Hear stories of the First Fleet 1788, Nurses Walk, the Rum Rebellion... More
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RaTaPa
9 August 2016|
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Response from Barry M | Reviewed this property |
At least an hour. Depends on how many in the tour group.
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