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Sydney Small Group Historical Walking Tour via Hidden Trail

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Take the least-walked path through Sydney and get to know it from a truly local point of view. Walk along the blue line that represents Australia's colonization and the birth of modern Sydney.

Highlights
  • Stroll through Sydney via a hidden trail
  • Learn about the birth and development of modern Australia
  • See Sydney's major sights including the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Angel Place, Parliament House, the Mint and the Barracks

Description

Experience Sydney from a different perspective. Explore all the city icons, like The Rocks, Sydney Harbor Bridge, and the Sydney Opera House, but explore them in a way most tourists don't. We'll take the least-walked path through Sydney and meander through this fascinating city's tumultuous history and into the modern day.

"The Tank Stream" originally provided fresh water and all kinds of food for the Aboriginal People, the Cardigal, prior to British colonization. When the British arrived, they saw the importance of the stream and took it for their own. Australia as we know it effectively developed along this water supply. The Tank Stream is now represented by a blue line painted on the ground that meanders through the city.

This Sydney walking tour makes its way along the blue line, through to Hyde Park, retracing the steps that saw a small stream become the life source for a new country. We'll hit up the major sights, including the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Angel Place, Parliament House, the Mint, and the Barracks, but in a way you wouldn't experience on your own. This Sydney tour is a "warts and all" account of the birth of modern Australia and the legacies left from decisions made and the people who made them: those who won, those who lost, and everyone in between.

Experience Sydney from our local perspective, by checking out the major sights and learning the city's history without feeling like a tourist. This Sydney tour is factual, funny, irreverent, and anecdotal - a great local experience!

Please Note

  • Children 5 years old and below are free of charge.

  • Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.

  • Tours run rain or shine.

  • Participants are recommended to dress according to weather. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water, together with a long coat and an umbrella in case it rains.

  • Tour ends at Hyde Park.

Includes

  • English-speaking guide
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Sydney Small Group Historical Walking Tour via Hidden Trail

Duration: 2 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: English-speaking guide

Most interesting overview of the early stages of Sydney and the Australian settlers; thoroughly enjoyed and highly recommended!

Michael

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Schedule

  • 10:00

    Meet your Local Guide at Booking Centre

  • See All of Sydney's Famous Landmarks from a Different Perspective

    Follow the Tank Stream and discover a side of Sydney you've never seen before. See popular landmarks like Hyde Park,The Rocks, Harbour Bridge, Angel Place, Parliament House, the Mint, the Barracks, and Opera House, on a trail not known to many.

  • Trace Sydney's History from Colonial to Modern Times

    Learn about the labors and legacies that made Australia what it is today. Revisit the exciting history of the country and see the places where significant events took place. This exciting historical tour is a journey like no other!

  • 12:00

    Tour Ends at Hyde Park near Museum Station

  • (For Check-In) Booking Centre (Booking Centre, Wharf 6, Circular Quay Sydney NSW 2000) Time: 10:00:00

  • (For Check-Out) Hyde Park (Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) Time: 12:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Booking Centre (Booking Centre, Wharf 6, Circular Quay Sydney NSW 2000) Time: 10:00:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Hyde Park (Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) Time: 12:00:00

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Additional Note(s)
  • Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.

Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • You can book a maximum of 12.

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Reviews

Most interesting overview of the early stages of Sydney and the Australian settlers; thoroughly enjoyed and highly recommended!

Michael

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 17:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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