Visit Sydney's most famous 'puburb' on the Balmain Pub Walk. This 3 hour small group historical walking tour visits four iconic Balmain pubs, stopping for a drink in each. Step away from the tourist crowds and get some local stories with a local flavour.
What You'll Get
Balmain is Sydney's most famous 'pub-urb' as it has the highest pub to people ratio in Australia.
Balmain has been the home of duelling colonists, escaped convicts, gangsters and football players that can’t be killed. Combine all of them in the place that has more pubs per person than anywhere else in Australia and you've got a recipe for some of the most colourful local history in the country.
The pubs here have seen it all, convicts, movie stars, gangsters, Olympians and even been the birthplace of a major political party.
This 3 hour tour walking weaves through the streets and stories of Balmain visiting 4 of its most iconic pubs where you can enjoy a choice of craft beer or wine in each.
Tour highlights include:
- Balmain's Oldest Pub
- The Watch House
- Escape from Cockatoo island
- Balmain gangsters
- The Balmain Tigers' 'Team of the Penitentiary'
- Duelling colonists
- The murderous confectioner
- The hidden treasure of Australia's most audacious robbery
- and many more tales of murder, vice and intrigue
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Minimum age is 18 years
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Professional guide
- Entry/Admission - Balmain Market
East Village Hotel, Balmain
The tour finishes at The Riverview Hotel - 29 Birchgrove Rd, Balmain NSW 2041. From the Riverview its a 20 minute walk back to the East Balmain ferry terminal or you can catch a bus on Darling St.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.