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

  • 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
The Rocks Walking Tour: the Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks
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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 (214)
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Fantastic walking tour of The Rocks!

What a superb tour to discover the history and modern day area of The Rocks. Sally, the tour guide, was versed in her knowledge, organised and a friendly and warm person. I have visited The Rocks since I was a child, but never knew all...More

Thank TillyT1234
Reviewed 1 week ago
Walking the Rocks on a Guided Tour

Our guide was Brian a very knowledge and funny man. It was easy to access the pick up point and the walk was quiet easy to do. We enjoyed the information that was given to us about the various places in The Rocks. It was...More

Thank Peter James C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rocks Walking Tour

The tour was awesome. Brian was a great tour guide with plenty of knowledge and passion for the Rocks and his job. Would highly recommend.

Thank Heidi C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great insight

Got the history of the area and some landmark places that make sense now. Keep up the good work ’mate’.

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Very informative.

Really enjoyed this tour of the rocks. The tour guide Brian, had a vast knowledge of the area and its past and a love of Australian colonial history in general. Highly recommend this tour to learn about Australian history.

Thank shae0
TRWT, Manager at The Rocks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we'll let Brian know how much you enjoyed it

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CeeAnn V
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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.