The Rocks Pub Walking Tour

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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Location: The Rocks, Australia
  • Product code: 30548P2
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Adult (Age : 18 to 99)
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Tread in the footsteps of the convicts, larrikin gangs and locals of the past as you share a drink in 4 of Sydney's oldest pubs. Between watering holes, your guide will take you through the alleys and cobbled streets of The Rocks, Sydney's historic area, as they share the gossip, shouts and stories of Australia's first European settlement.

Tour includes: A choice of a craft beer, wine or soft drink (285ml/10oz) at each pub and a 2.5 hour guided walking tour of The Rocks covering:
• Sydney's Oldest Pub
• The first drink in Australia
• Larrikin Gangs
• The 6 o'clock Swill
• Bubonic Plague Outbreak
• The Fight for The Rocks
• Haunted places
• ....and more


Inclusions

  • Beverages
  • Professional guide
  • Harts Pub 20% discount!
  • Entry/Admission - The Rocks

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Schedule Details

Departure Dates:

Daily at 11:30am, 2:30pm and 6:30pm.

Departure Point:

5 Essex St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes(approx.)

Return details

The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel, 19 Kent St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Minimum age is 18 years

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Posted By : Thomas F

This walking tour is a great way to visit historic “The Rocks” Sydney neighborhood and enjoy craft beer at 4 pubs. Our guide Adam had a wealth of history about the Rocks as well as knowledge of the beer at each stop. If you don’t like beer, you can have a glass of wine instead


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Posted On : 2020-03-02


Posted By : Kal B

we had Gregg (of Dave's Tours) - he was excellent. a lot of fun, great interaction; a lot of info besides the tastings. my only criticism (but i still rate this a 5) was that there should be some snacks or light bites. 2 - 3 hours of just drinks, starting at 6:30, is a bit rough.


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Posted On : 2019-11-21


Posted By : Chelsea Z

This is a wonderful mix of history about the Rocks and early Sydney settlement/life as well as a great pub tour with some excellent choices of Australian beer. Our guide, Rob, was fantastic! He knew a ton about the history of the Rocks as well as the pubs we visited and general Australian history as well. We really enjoyed our time with him. Only thing to note is that this is a 3 hour tour! Not 2.5 as Viator claims.


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Posted On : 2019-11-21


Posted By : Linda M

This was a great tour and a great way to start our Australia cruise. Lots of historic information. Our tour guide made this tour a lot of fun.


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Posted On : 2019-11-18


Posted By : Deborah W

This was really good fun. We had a walk around the Rocks with a stop in 4 pubs with drinks provided in each one. The guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. A great introduction to the area and we revisited some of the pubs again during our stay in Sydney. Recommended!


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Posted On : 2019-11-04


Posted By : kimsilbaugh

Great way to spend the evening and try new beers with a fun group! You need to do it! We recommend it highly.


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Posted On : 2019-07-03


Posted By : Sherri

Gregg, AKA Dave, is an excellent guide He is warm and friendly and has lots of knowledge of the pubs and history of The Rocks. Highly recommend this tour


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Posted On : 2019-04-01


Posted By : Maike G

We had the perfect group size of 4 people, with Greg as our guide. It was a very funny and enjoyable evening! Thanks a lot!


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Posted On : 2018-12-24


Posted By : Leila C

Loved this tour! So many awesome pubs, each has history and stories behind them. Highly recommended


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Posted On : 2018-07-24


Posted By : Harriet m

Great fun. Rob was very expressive and full of little known history of old Sydney.

Some snacks at each pub would have been nice.


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Posted On : 2020-02-14