The Secrets are Alive in the Sandstone – join a walking tour visiting The Rocks picturesque historic sites and hear the tales about ordinary people who did extraordinary things and so began the compelling story of British Australian settlement!
The Rocks Walking Tours’ specialist trained local guides provide walking tours within the heart of historic and picturesque Rocks precinct, departing daily at 10:30am and 1:30pm from a handy location within The Rocks
The tour is conducted within intimate groups of no more than 25 people for a duration of 90 minutes covering approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) at a leisurely pace.
Weave your way through hidden narrow alleyways, along charming cobbled lanes and into shady courtyards, lingering by quaint terrace cottages, some of these sites could be overlooked by casual unguided visitor.
You will be captivated by the charm of this special place and the commentary will intrigue and entertain you!
Your Rocks walking tour will include the shoreline of sparkling Sydney Cove, spectaular harbour views of Sydney's Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, Cadman's Cottage -- Sydney CBD's oldest surviving cottage built in 1816, Campbell's Cove a beautiful, intimate cove offering fantastic views of Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Campbells Cove wharves, Argyle Cut and the Garrsion Church, officially known as the Church of Holy Trinity, built in the1840s.
Within The Rocks historic precinct you will wander through George Street, Greenway Lane, Kendall Lane, Rocks Square, Playfair Street, Foundation Park, Suez Canal and Nurses Walk and much more!
Tours depart daily at 10:30am and 1:30pm
35 Harrington St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
1 hour 30 minutes(approx.)
Returns to original departure point
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children and Infants must be accompanied by an adult
A moderate amount of walking is involved covering approx. 1.2 miles (2km) at the pace of the groups participants
Small groups (no more than 20 people)
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress to the predicted weather conditions appropriate for an outdoor activity
Comfortable walking shoes and a bottle of water suggested
Tour encompasses uneven surfaces, cobblestones, worn sandstone flagging and steps; while these elements of the tour have never been considered to be strenuous by most people, for others this may be considered as an unsuitable activity.
Tour is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a powered wheelchair/ scooter
Meeting point is easily accessible on foot for cruise arrivals/ shore excursions
Wheelchair (manual) and pram friendly route
Toilet facilities accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Posted By : Georgina R
Fantastic tour very informative learned so much history about the area definitely recommend this tour
Posted By : Jenny F
Julie was a great tour guide, I found the tour very interesting and well worth it!! Great experience!!
Posted By : Douglas C
Very knowledgeable and witty. He asked everyone about where he/she was from and integrated it nicely into his commentary along the way. Definitely a worthwhile tour!
Posted By : Edwina J
Rhiannah was brilliant, very informative and took us on the most enjoyable walk. She answered the many questions. It was very relaxed.
Posted By : James K
Great time! It was very informative and the guide was very knowledgeable and polite! We really enjoyed our time on the tour.
Posted By : YVONNE B
Thoroughly enjoyed the tour, historically very interesting, excellent guide and well worth doing. Far better than the Opera House tour!
Posted By : Katherine G
The guide, Alex, was great. She provided lots of information in a lively manner. She recommended some restaurants and bars along the way. Definitely wear comfortable shoes. The Rocks is built on hills, so expect to climb some stairs or walk uphill. Neither was too strenuous though.
Posted By : Pamela C
Our guide, Brian, was excellent as well as the office staff. Brian's knowledge of The Rocks was extensive and he was very generous with his time.
Posted By : Alison B
Really enjoyed the tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and took us to places we would never have looked it. Really brought to life the history of those early settlers.
Posted By : Samsum
The tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable made you feel comfortable . I enjoyed the walk as well