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  •  Day Trips
  •  Sydney
  •  Sydney The Rocks Historic Walking Pub Tour

Sydney The Rocks Historic Walking Pub Tour

  • Sydney
  • English
  • 2.5 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation prior to 7 days of travel date
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Historic walking tour
  • 2. Visit 4 local pubs
  • 3. A drink (285ml/10oz) at each pub (choice of craft beer, cider, house wine or soft drink)

1 Key Facts


  • 1. Historic walking tour
  • 2. Visit 4 local pubs
  • 3. A drink (285ml/10oz) at each pub (choice of craft beer, cider, house wine or soft drink)

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to selected hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Sydney
Depature point ● Departs: daily, all year round
   Tour does not run on New Year's Day (01 January), Australia Day (26 January), St Patrick's Day (17 March), ANZAC Day (25 April), Melbourne Cup Day (04 Nov 2020), Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December), New Year's Eve (31 December)
● Departure Point: Harts Pub (Address: Essex St & Gloucester Street, The Rocks NSW 2000)
● Departure Time: 11:30, 14:30, 18:30
   Departure time is reference only and subject to availability.
● Arrives back at approximately 14:00, 17:00, 21:00
How to get there ● By Car
Harts Pub is located at The Rocks, please make your own way to the meeting point on the travel date

Closest Parking:
- Wilson Parking - Gateway (Address: 155 George St, The Rocks NSW 2000), approximately 3 minutes walk.
- Enacon Parking (Address: 117 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000), approximately 7 minutes walk.
- Parking fees apply.

● By Public Transport
The closest Train Station is Circular Quay Station
The closest Ferry Station is Circular Quay Station
The closest Bus Stop is Circular Quay
The closest Light Rail Stop is Circular Quay
Please check the Transport NSW timetables ( for more details to plan your trip.
Check-in requirements Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point /departure point 10 minutes before your scheduled departure time to allow enough time to check in. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
As the restrictions are starting to lift, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has said the move is "an important, critical, big step, but it would only be done with strict social distancing measures in place". Service provider will be running all of tours within these strict guidelines.

● The maximum is 15 person in each group with minimum of 3. Your booking may be cancelled if  the minimum number of travelers is not met 1 days prior to your travel date. Therefore, please update us with your Australia local mobile number as soon as it's available.

● Minimum age 18 years and over. It is against the law to sell or supply liquor to anyone under the age of 18 years old in Australia. It is strongly recommend that travelers who are 18 years old and over please bring a valid photo ID (a valid passport, drivers licence, or proof of age card) which can prove your age when dining / travelling.

● Guests must at all times abide by state and federal laws regarding lawful drinking practices (e.g. Responsible Service of Alcohol). Service of alcohol may be refused to persons deemed intoxicated.

● For the duration of the tour you are responsible for your own behaviour; uncontrollable and disruptive drunken behaviour will not be tolerated any person deemed unruly or disruptive will be removed from the tour and will not be entitled to any refund. Do not drive after one of our tours, we unfortunately cannot accept any responsibility for your ability to get home once our tours finish. At all times, the decision of the Service Provider's tour leader or representative will be final on all matters likely to affect the safety and well-being of the tour.

2 Overview

Share a drink in 4 of Sydney's oldest pubs and tread in the footsteps of the convicts, larrikin gangs, & locals of the past.

Sydney The Rocks Historic Walking Pub Tour


Explore Sydney's History and Pubs

Between watering holes, your guide takes you through the alleys and cobbled streets of The Rocks as they share the gossip, shouts, and stories of Australia's first European settlement. Hear about the legends, gangs, and hauntings of this distinctive neighbourhood as you sample some of its finest libations.

After your Sydney pub tour, you can join your tour mates and other revellers at an iconic pub for a meal and another beer, or two…

This tour includes a choice of a beer (285ml/10oz), house wine, or soft drink at each pub and a two and a half hour guided walking tour of The Rocks.


  • The fight for the title "Sydney's Oldest Pub"
  • How the Larrikin Gangs rules the Rocks
  • What's the 6 O'Clock Swill?
  • How beer quelled the rum rebellion
  • Where Bubonic Plague started and how it was controlled
  • The fight for The Rocks
  • Sydney's oldest haunted place
  • And more stories, myths, and legends than you can pack into two and a half hours of fun


Please note, itinerary is reference only and subject to change without notice. Itinerary may operate in reverse order, in a different sequence, be swapped around, or in rare circumstances be replaced by other best suited items to suit times & conditions.  


3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
● If no show, no refund.

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