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Journey Walks

#9 of 402 Tours in Sydney
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“story teller”(3 reviews)
Sydney Walking Adventures by Local Storytelling Historians Our lively walking stories will narrate and navigate the historical sights and secrets of Sydney. We specialise in bringing to life the long forgotten tales and changing face of this city...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Meeting point: Quay Bar, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 421 269 240
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well where do I begin. We were given this tour as a gift from our daughter which we were thrilled about. We had an amazing guide named Max and he was incredibly informant knowledgeable about all the history within the Area of The Rocks, Circular...More

Thank Maps755572
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Max is an extremely informative and knowledgeable guide. The tour provided not only great history of convict settlers, but also a fascinating history of Sydney before and after settlement.

Thank bighack
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour was full of interesting facts about places I had walked over before- and new nookes and crannies I'd never had seen otherwise. It's obvious Max loves what he does! Would recommend.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This tour provides an excellent understanding of how Sydney was founded and the personalities that helped shape the new colony. As a historian with a healthy curiosity, Max is a great guide...he brings self-curated historical visuals, he speaks clearly, and he really knows his stuff!...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Visiting Sydney and wanted to understand the Rocks and how “Sydney” came to be. Max was amazing!! He is a fountain of knowledge that comes from a well that started Sydney....that Passion cannot be created. This was one of my favorite tours this trip. We...More

1  Thank LizaAllee
MaxwellB127, Owner at Journey Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Liz, Thanks so much for this fantastic review of my Convict History Tour. I'm so glad you enjoyed the experience and the heritage of The Rocks came to life for you. Also, a huge thanks for uploading those great photos! Much appreciated. All the...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The best tour ever and I’m a history teacher so I’ve been on a few. Max brings his passion for convict history and merges it with iconic watering holes. A blend of human stories over a glass of rum. Definitely recommend the rum and rascals...More

Thank rwilesmith
MaxwellB127, Owner at Journey Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks so much for reviewing our Rum, Rascals & the Rocks tour! So glad you had a great time and it was awesome to host your group! See you again next time! Best Max

Reviewed 27 September 2018

We were a group of 7 women from Interstate (Vic) doing our annual get together, we started off in the Rocks with Max before travelling to the Blue Mountains for 4 days. Without exception everyone in the group nominated this as the best thing we...More

Thank bingx32018
MaxwellB127, Owner at Journey Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

My great pleasure! Thanks so much for joining me and for this great review. It was fantastic to be your host. I look forward to seeing you again for another on your next visit. Best Regards Max

Reviewed 25 September 2018

I am not really a tour person but was travelling with my Mum and sister who loves history. I booked us into this and can say I have never had such an informative, engaging tour ever. Max was just an amazing host with so much...More

Thank Nicole G
MaxwellB127, Owner at Journey Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Nicole, this a really amazing review that I am very grateful for. Thanks so much for your positive feedback and I'm so glad your family enjoyed the tour experience. See you again next time! Best Max

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Such an interesting tour! Max has a real gift in delivering great interesting information! We went to areas I’d never been before, little back alleys, narrow corridors opening into such rich historical hideaways! Gems dripping into emotion and wonder! Max certainly delivered much more than...More

Thank Lynette C
MaxwellB127, Owner at Journey Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hey Lynette, A huge thanks for this fantastic review! I'm so glad the tour opened up new historic locations for you and you engaged with the stories! It was great to be your host. Best Max

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Our Journey Walks tourer guide Max, is an engaging storyteller and has wonderful knowledge of the history of Sydney Cove. His passion for history bought the stories and characters of the historical Rocks area to life. Max highlighted many things that I have previously walk...More

1  Thank Stella M
MaxwellB127, Owner at Journey Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Stella, Many thanks for this kind review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share experience and I'm so glad you engaged with the stories and characters riddled through the Rocks' history. Hope to see you again next time! Max

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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21 February 2018|
Response from MaxwellB127 | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for looking at our tour unfortunately there are some unavoidable stairs and cobbled laneways in the Rocks that can be difficult for prams unless you have a easy to carry version. Best regards JW
Aileen S
7 July 2017|
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Response from MaxwellB127 | Property representative |
Hi Aileen, thanks for contacting us about booking vouchers for your friends in October. Our apologies if you were unable to book the dates on our website, we are currently updating our booking system. Regarding the... More