The Rocks Pub Walking Tour
The Rocks Pub Walking Tour
Tour includes: A choice of a craft beer, wine or soft drink (285ml/10oz) at each pub and a 2.5 hour guided walking tour of The Rocks covering:
• Sydney's Oldest Pub
• The first drink in Australia
• Larrikin Gangs
• The 6 o'clock Swill
• Bubonic Plague Outbreak
• The Fight for The Rocks
• Haunted places
• ....and more
- Professional guide
- Harts Pub 20% discount!
- Entry/Admission - The Rocks
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- Minimum age is 18 years
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
This walking tour is a great way to visit historic “The Rocks” Sydney neighborhood and enjoy craft beer at 4 pubs. Our guide Adam had a wealth of history about the Rocks as well as knowledge of the beer at each stop. If you don’t like beer, you can have a glass of wine instead
This was a fun and informative tour with drinks!! Our guide Gaz was the best! He was funny, friendly and very knowledgable. There were just 5 of us on the tour so it was a nice small group. We learned a lot about the area and got to try some great local brews. I definitely would recommend this tour to anyone who enjoys a cold beer!
Great tour with our guide Gaz- he knows his Beer, his history, his pubs- Fantastic story teller- will definitely recommend!
Good time had by me, wife and 30yr son. Col was genuinely enthusiastic and informative. His beer selects were right on.
we had Gregg (of Dave's Tours) - he was excellent. a lot of fun, great interaction; a lot of info besides the tastings. my only criticism (but i still rate this a 5) was that there should be some snacks or light bites. 2 - 3 hours of just drinks, starting at 6:30, is a bit rough.
This is a wonderful mix of history about the Rocks and early Sydney settlement/life as well as a great pub tour with some excellent choices of Australian beer. Our guide, Rob, was fantastic! He knew a ton about the history of the Rocks as well as the pubs we visited and general Australian history as well. We really enjoyed our time with him. Only thing to note is that this is a 3 hour tour! Not 2.5 as Viator claims.
This was a great tour and a great way to start our Australia cruise. Lots of historic information. Our tour guide made this tour a lot of fun.
This was really good fun. We had a walk around the Rocks with a stop in 4 pubs with drinks provided in each one. The guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. A great introduction to the area and we revisited some of the pubs again during our stay in Sydney. Recommended!
Our guide really knew both the history of the pubs and the area, but a lot about beer as well. We really enjoyed the tour.
Great way to spend the evening and try new beers with a fun group! You need to do it! We recommend it highly.
Gregg, AKA Dave, is an excellent guide He is warm and friendly and has lots of knowledge of the pubs and history of The Rocks. Highly recommend this tour
What a fun way to spend an evening! We absolutely loved this experience, we have been to Australia many times and this showed us new places and taught us new information and we met such a fun group! Paul our guide was such a pleasure and knew so so much! Thank You Daves!
We had the perfect group size of 4 people, with Greg as our guide. It was a very funny and enjoyable evening! Thanks a lot!
A great afternoon learning about the history of the Rocks, Australian pub culture, and Australian history in general. Our tour guide Gary was a colourful personality that had us all laughing and enjoying ourselves. A great way to spend a few hours.
Loved this tour! So many awesome pubs, each has history and stories behind them. Highly recommended
We enjoyed learning about the history of this part of Sydney. The pubs all had their own uniqueness and some very interesting stories.
An excellent way to see the oldest part of Sydney. Greg was a funny and informative host and our fellow pub crawlers were very congenial. The historic pubs were interesting. Oh yes, the beer was excellent also.
Great tour and tour guide - he was very knowledgeable about beer and the history of the rocks if you are a wine lover this is not the tour for you even though you can get wine instead of beer - the chardonnay was all the same and not very good. And be aware that the walking portion is up and down hills, stairs and at a fast pace. With the heat and humidity of Sydney, even during the 6:30pm evening tour, the walking portion was very strenuous.
Great tour with a great guide Paul. We visited 4 Pubs and had 4 different beers heard stories and history about The Rocks and the Pubs.
This was good tour! Gregg, the guide, was informative and funny. Worth your time if you havent anything better to do and you like beer.
Interesting tour, learnt lots about Sydney history.
Lot's of fun with a neat guide and interesting places to go. Could have used a food stop along the way, but a good way to see some alternate places and find some new pubs.
I can highly recommend Dave's Pub Walks and Tours. Our guide for the day was Paul and he was very knowledgeable on The Rocks the area, as well as the beer. I was in a small group with Paul and two others and did the 2:30pm tour on a Sunday afternoon. The weather was lovely which only made this type of tour even more perfect!
You spend 2.5hrs walking round The Rocks area and take in four historic pubs on route. There is a good selection of beer in each pub and this is included in the price of the tour. We went in some great pubs and even got to go 'behind the scenes' at one of them and learn about Sydney's more darker past!
A great tour if you are travelling on your own, with friends, work colleagues or family.
Tasty beers at great historic buildings in an area where Sydney was first built. And the guide is really generous, fun and engaging. This is a must for those who want to understand in a cool way how Sydney first started out and how far it has come. I think it's the ultimate Aussie pub crawl because you hear stories and musings from a true blue Aussie bloke descended from the original colony who has a really deep knowledge about Australian history, pub culture, sport and psyche. And he has an amazing understanding of overseas culture too. Impressive
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