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Lonely Planet Experiences: Highlights Of Sydney With A Local

Urban Adventures Sydney

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Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience powered by Urban Adventures.
Get to know Sydney on this 2-hour walking tour that takes in the city’s most popular sights: Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Rocks and more. With a knowledgeable local guide, explore Sydney as you learn little-known facts about the city’s early settlement days. Limited to just 12 people, it provides a small-group experience.

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Explore all the city icons, like The Rocks, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the Sydney Opera House, but explore them in a way most tourists don’t. We’ll take the least-walked path on this Sydney walking tour, and meander through this fascinating city’s tumultuous history and into the modern day.

Our tour begins in Circular Quay, the gateway to Sydney Harbour & the second busiest port in the world.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cadman's Cottage, 110 George St The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

From Circular key we visit the oldest remaining convict building in Sydney's Central Business District. Built in 1816, we hear about this heritage listed building and the role it played in Sydney's convict past.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Foundation Park, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

As we explore the are surrounding Playfair Street we learn how this street has been modified many times since the convict arrivals.

Further on we explore the historic architecture of the Argyle Terraces visit Foundation Park.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

We explore The Rock's historic area, and here how this area got its name.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Susannah Place, 58/64 Gloucester St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

We pass by the oldest remaining row houses in Sydney, dating from 1844.

Pass By: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, New South Wales 2060 Australia

We pass buy the world famous Sydney Harbour bridge, hearing about its history plus taking you to the perfect spot for a photo of this icon.

Stop At: Old Customs House forecourt, Alfred St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Our journey continues to Sydney's Old Customers House, dating from 1844. This building was the the first permanent Customs Building in Sydney to handle trade with the other states of Australia and the world.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point Easy walk from Circular Quay Train Station, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Our tour comes to an end on the steps of the world famous Sydney Opera House. Before we finish we hear more about this history of this icon, and the story of how it came to life.

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • As walks run rain or shine, please dress for the weather! Bring along a coat and umbrella if it looks like rain, wear comfortable shoes, and bring a bottle of water.
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above.
  • Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6.
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Local English-speaking guide

  • Gratuities

Departure Point
Wharf 6, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Departure Time
10:00 AM

2 hours

Return Details
Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Urban Adventures Sydney in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

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.

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