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  •  Day Trips
  •  Sydney
  •  Sydney Balmain Pub Half Day Tour

Sydney Balmain Pub Half Day Tour

  • Sydney
  • English
  • 2.5 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
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Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Historic walking tour
  • 2. A drink at each pub (choice of craft beer, house wine or soft drink)
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1 Key Facts


  • 1. Historic walking tour
  • 2. A drink at each pub (choice of craft beer, 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*: Saturdays
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), New Year's Eve (31 December), New Year's Day (01 January)
● Departure Point: East Village Hotel (Address: 82 Darling St, Balmain East NSW 2041)
● Departure Time^: 14:30
^ Departure time is reference only and subject to availability.
● Arrives back The Riverview Hotel (Address: 29 Birchgrove Rd, Balmain NSW 2041) at approximately 17:00
How to get there Please make your own way to the meeting point on the travel date
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 ● There is a minimum for this tour. You will be contacted the day before if this minimum is not met. 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 NSW. Travellers who are 18 years old and over are required to bring a valid photo ID (a valid passport, drivers licence, or proof of age card) which can prove your age when 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

Visit 4 of Balmains most iconic pubs which have seen it all, convicts, movie stars, gangster, and even the birthplace of a major political party.

Sydney Balmain Pub Half Day Tour

Hear the gossip, shouts and stories at this pub-soaked penisula and drink in history at the most iconic pubs

Balmain is Sydney's most famous "pub-urb" as it has the highest pub to people ratio in Australia. The pubs here have seen it all, convicts, movie stars, gangsters, Olympians, and even been the birthplace of a major political party.

This two and a half-hour Sydney pub tour weaves through the streets and stories of Balmain visiting four of its most iconic pubs where you can enjoy a choice of craft beer or wine in each.

* 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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