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Sydney's Convict Colony — History Tour

Sydney's Convict Colony — History Tour

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English
This is popular! Over 420 people have booked it.

About your host

Hi I'm Max, Co-founder of Journey Walks (narrative walking tours of Sydney) and a convict-history buff with a passion for great storytelling. With 10 years guiding experience across Sydney, Barcelona & Amsterdam — backed by a Masters in Heritage Studies and a deep understanding of Australian history, I offer my guests a time-travel tour experience full of imagery, detail & insight! I have also…
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What we’ll do

ON THIS UNIQUE EXPERIENCE: Join a passionate history-guide on an exploration of Sydney’s notorious convict heritage at Sydney Cove & The Rocks. Expect fascinating stories, delivered with energy and insight, as we uncover the sailors, soldiers, scallywags, convicts & craftsmen who began to trade rum, quarry stone and etch a living upon Sydney's shoreline from the late 18th century. Over 2.5…

What else you should know

This walking history-tour is best suited for guests aged 12+ and contains some adult themes from Sydney's history. While mostly on flat surfaces, some steps are included on our walk through The Rocks.

What I’ll provide

Beer
A delicious beer, wine, house spirit, soft drink, juice or coffee. Enjoy a refreshing local drink with your guide at a historic pub in The Rocks after the tour to top off your experience!

What to bring

A Water bottle, comfortable shoes, wet-weather gear and/or sun protection depending on the forecast.

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Where you'll be

This history-tour will take place across Sydney Cove & The Rocks Historic Convict Sites we'll explore: The colony's secret fresh water stream. A controversial Union Jack A relic from a First Fleet ship. Australia's first European monument. Punishment Quarries & hand-cut sandstone. Sydney's oldest cottage. Original China-Town. Hidden Doss Houses. Rum Stores. 19th C. slums. Cobbled alleyways. Very Old Pubs. + Sydney harbour's Indigenous heritage.

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Sat, Sep 21    From 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM.
ﺩ.ﺇ109 per person
6 of 6 spots left
This is popular! Over 420 people have booked it.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

This walking history-tour is best suited for guests aged 12+ and contains some adult themes from Sydney's history. While mostly on flat surfaces, some steps are included on our walk through The Rocks.
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history walk
Sydney's Convict Colony — History Tour
192 reviews
From ﺩ.ﺇ109/person
192 reviews
From ﺩ.ﺇ109/person