When Rum Ran the Rocks - Sydney Walking Tour
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- Become an insider in the Rocks, Sydney’s oldest neighborhood
- Hop between 3 unique local pubs, fuelled by tantalizing historical tales
- Check out Sydney's sights from a different perspective
- Indulge in few glasses of local craft beers
DescriptionAlright, let’s get to know Sydney a little better – what do you say? Wind your way through the back alleyways, up the steps and back in time to uncover the stories and people who shaped this fledgling colony. Hear all about Sydney’s oldest pubs, the first breweries, amazing convict tales, and a rebellion over the most precious drink of all… rum! As Australia’s first neighbourhood, the Rocks was literally cut from the sandstone cliffs that rise above Sydney Harbour. On this Sydney walking tour, you’ll carve out a narrative of this neighbourhood’s history, starting with the convicts that were forced to settle here and their amazing tales of survival and entrepreneurship. Along the way on this Sydney Rocks tour you’ll make pit stops at some classic local pubs in the heart of the Rocks. From there, you’ll explore the once-seedy back alleyways, which today are very safe and feature many great photo opportunities. After a drink at another historical pub, you’ll delve deeper into some of the unique and most off-the-beaten-track parts of the Rocks as we visit an archaeological site like no other in Australia. You’ll finish up our Sydney tour by enjoying one last beer back near where the tour began.
IncludesLocal English-speaking guide 3 drink stops Items of a personal nature Gratuities for guides Additional food and drinks (other than indicated above) Hotel pick-up / drop off (not available)
- Duration: 3 hours Please have proof of age ID with you (driver’s license or passport) just in case, as you must be 18+ to participate in the tour. Dress standard: Dress for the weather, bring a long a coat and umbrella if it looks like rain, wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. Child policy: This is an 18+ tour. Unfortunately, no children are allowed.
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