A unique telling of the story of Sydney
Adult from $69 12-17yrs from $59
Stories behind the icons
Learn the story of Sydney through the people that inspired and created its famous icons.
Picture perfect views
Discover vantage points most visitors never find and get that perfect shot.
Sample Sydney lifestyle
Drink in the view over a coffee at a harbourside café for a taste of life in the Harbour City.
- informative 3 1⁄2 hour walking tour
- coffee, tea or a cold drink
- friendly, knowledgeable guide
Get the backstory on Sydney’s iconic cityscape and the real life dramas that shaped it.
Delve into the past as we introduce you to some of the larger than life characters that made the city of Sydney what it is today.
Theirs are tales of vision and self interest, of conflict and collaboration, of brilliance and incompetence.
Along the way we’ll take in scenic highlights like the Royal Botanic Garden, magnificent Sydney Opera House, bustling Circular Quay, the iconic Harbour Bridge, and the colonial sandstone architecture of the The Rocks.
A stop at a café with unrivalled harbour views is all part of this immersive experience in the story of Sydney.
Ideal for visitors and Sydney-siders alike.
Need to know
Guest requirements Minimum age 12 years. Participants under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.
Guests should be able to walk 5km (3 miles) and up and down 100 steps.
Meeting point Outside the Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel, 30 Pitt St, Sydney. It is a 2 minute walk from Circular Quay light rail, train, bus and ferry terminals, and a 5 to 20 minute walk from most central Sydney hotels. Please be ready 10 minutes prior.
What to bring Comfortable shoes for walking, sunscreen, hat & reusable water bottle. Warm clothing in layers if it’s cold (usually May-October). Umbrella if it’s raining.
Weather The tour runs in all weather conditions. If an Extreme Weather Warning is issued by the Bureau of Meteorology we offer options to transfer or receive a full refund.
Group size Minimum 2. Maximum 11.
Private option Pay for a minimum of six adults to make your tour private. Contact us to check availability and to book.
Languages The standard tour is conducted in English. Tours in Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, French and German may be arranged on request as a private tour.