Best History & Heritage in Sydney
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Visit picturesque and historic sites of The Rocks on a guided walking tour and hear tales about ordinary people who did extraordinary things and began the compelling story of British Australian settlement. Take in the stunning views across Sydney Cove.
A colony of thieves and a currency of rum — Sydney’s colonial birthplace in The Rocks certainly makes for a good story. This walking history tour will retrace the lives of the prisoners, soldiers, and sailors who once washed ashore on this ancient land.
Unravel the fascinating history of Sydney and learn how the city transformed from convict dumping ground to the vibrant and contemporary city it is today. Visit Bondi beach, Australia's oldest suburb, and drive along the Bondi to Bronte coastal path.
Explore Sydney's magnificent harbor on an unforgettable kayaking adventure. Paddle to the heart of the harbor, take photos in your kayak framed by Sydney Harbour Bridge, and discover Goat Island by landing in a secret cove with your special access permit.
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