Old and new

A walk through Sydney’s incredible history

Available Privately

Family Friendly Walking Tour History


• Dozens of significant sights

• Stunning architecture

• Stories of people who shaped the city

What Nick says
Nick Boulos is one of Britain’s leading travel writers. Read more Nick Boulos is a multi award-winning travel writer and editor and the founder of MakeMyDay. He has spent more than ten years writing for the world’s leading publications including the Sunday Times, Washington Post, National Geographic and the Guardian.

‘Delve into Sydney’s fascinating past and discover how the city came to be on this unmissable walking tour. Starting in the Rocks, the birthplace of modern Sydney, you’ll hear how the area evolved from the chaotic site of the first European settlers to one of the city’s smartest neighbourhoods. As you wander the city you’ll take in famous sights, such as the Opera House and Royal Botanic Gardens as well as lesser-known gems such as the ‘Rum’ Hospital and St Andrew’s Cathedral. Along the way you’ll learn about the leaders who played important roles in creating this world class city.’


- Informative local guide

- Fantastic photo opportunities

Other important info:

Refunds and changes: A 10% fee applies to cancellations provided they are a minimum of 24 hours before departure, after that no refunds will be given.

Tour departs at the Clock Tower in The Rocks.

Comfortable shoes and a bottle of water advised.

3 hours
Total: A$40.00