History Tour of Sydney

This tour operates Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday weekly with a small or large group booking. Departures at 9am. 

Duration: 3 hour tour
Cost: $40 per person (a minimum group size of 6 people, and a maximum of 20 people).

Discover hidden laneways and diverse architecture for a full appreciation of Australia’s most dynamic city.

Take a walk through Australia’s oldest suburb and discover the very essence of Sydney from its most humble beginnings. Your local guide will introduce you to hidden laneways and preserved foundations from the early 1800s as you walk around the harbour and into the heart to the city.

Enjoy many photo opportunities of diverse architecture and how the blend of old and new symbolises Sydney today.

The buildings are one thing, but it’s the people themselves who make it all possible. Learn about the leaders who became the game-changers for Sydney and whom we remember today for their tremendous vision.

If you are looking for a 3 hour experience that gives a fundamental appreciation to help kick off your Sydney experience, then this is the tour for you.

Highlights of the Rags to Riches (history) tour include:

  • The Rock’s District,
  • Circular Quay,
  • Cadman’s Cottage,
  • The Harbour Bridge,
  • Sydney Opera House,
  • Customs House,
  • Macquarie Place,
  • Macquarie Street,
  • Conservatorium of Music,
  • Royal Botanical Gardens,
  • State Library of NSW,
  • Martin Place,
  • Parliament House,
  • The ‘Rum’ Hospital,
  • The Mint Museum,
  • Hyde Park Barracks,
  • St Mary’s Cathedral,
  • Hyde Park,
  • Pitt St Shopping Mall,
  • Sydney Tower,
  • Queen Victoria Building,
  • Sydney’s Darling Harbour,
  • St Andrew’s Cathedral,
  • Town Hall.

On the Rags to Riches (history) tour, you will experience:

  • Fully guided tour, with informative commentary, from our engaging and knowledgeable tour guides
  • Visit Australia’s oldest suburb, The Rocks, where you will explore the history from 1788 to today
  • Walk along the harbour for many spectacular photo opportunities of iconic landmarks
  • Stroll through the shopping hubs of Pitt St, Queen Victoria Building and Town Hall
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For the Rags to Riches (history) tour, please note:

  • Meet outside DFS, 155 George St,  The Rocks.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a bottle of water.

Call (02) 98793703 or click here to make a booking and come and explore with US..

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