The Rocks Walking Tours - The Rocks

The Rocks Walking Tours

Experienced guides from The Rocks Walking Tours will take you back in history. The Rocks is where modern Sydney began in 1788, when soldiers, sailors and convicts from The First Fleet first stepped ashore after their precarious journey from Britain. Visitors on the tours will hear compelling stories of the penal colony until the present day. The Rocks Walking Tours are daily at 10.30am and 1.30pm except Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and Good Friday. Tours last about 1.5 hours.

The Rocks Walking Tours depart from the company’s office, which is conveniently located in the The Rocks at Shop 4a, Clocktower Square, on the corner of Argyle and Harrington streets. It’s a short walk from Circular Quay. To ensure a place on your preferred tour, reservations prior to the day are encouraged. The Rocks Walking Tours also cater for educational, corporate and private VIP tours.

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Daily 90 Minute Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks, Sydney

The secrets are alive in the sandstone.... visit picturesque historic sites and hear tales about ordinary people who did extraordinary things - and so began the compelling story of British Australian settlement! Your specialist trained local guide will conduct an intimate walking tour with no more than 25 people for a duration of 90 minutes covering approximately two kilometres at a leisurely pace. You will be captivated by the charm of this special place and The Rocks Walking Tour commentary will intrigue and entertain you. Tours depart daily at 10:30am and 1:30pm.
Start Location Shop 4a - Clocktower Square The Rocks
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $12.00 - $62.00 Adult AUD25.00, Child (five to 16 years) AUD12.00, Family AUD62.00, Senior or Pensioner/YHA/Backpacker AUD20.00, Children under five years free.

Private Groups and Exclusive Guided Walking Tours of The Rocks

The Rocks Walking Tours incorporating Historic Sydney Walking Tours specialise in exclusive private group bookings for domestic and international visitors to The Rocks, Millers Point, Walsh Bay and Sydney. The reliable team of friendly guides can accommodate group sizes ranging between one to 150 participants within one departure, and will work closely with each client to create an enjoyable and memorable experience. Their guides' professionalism, reliability and dedication to their clients' expectations together with their well versed interpretation of The Rock's history have earned them a respected reputation within Sydney's tourism industry. They also enjoy a strong clientele of repeat business through inbound tourism companies, conference organisers, community and corporate groups. .
Start Location Shop 4a - Clocktower Square, Cnr Argyle & Harrington Sts The Rocks
Duration Extended, Half Day or Less and Customised
Price $12.00 - $62.00 Please enquire directly with The Rocks Walking Tours' for rates.

School Groups Educational Program for Guided Walking Tours in The Rocks, Sydney

The Rocks Walking Tours Education Program specialises in the history and heritage of The Rocks, Millers Point and Circular Quay introducing generations of students to the importance of these areas and their place in Australia's history. Tours are conducted in a safe and stimulating environment by a qualified team of guides in the preserved 19th Century historic landscape of Sydney's oldest neighbourhoods. The program is continually reviewed ensuring ongoing relevance to current syllabus of History, English and HSIE. A variety of tours are offered for Primary and Secondary students with perennial favourites The Arrival of The First Fleet with Costumes and Beatie Bow's Sydney. These historically significant precincts provide a valuable outdoor educational experience that encourages ongoing learning about our fascinating past and present heritage.
Start Location Playfair Street The Rocks
Duration Half Day or Less and Customised
Price $12.00 - $16.00 Different rates apply to specific tours within the Educational Programs