Walks 101's

Complete Sydney Walking Tour

Get the crash course on everything Sydney — including a coffee and beer — in just 3 hours.

5/5 Stars Based on 415 Reviews

Departs Daily
Start Time: 11am
Starting Point: See Below
Language: English
  • Cancel up to 24 hours prior to departure for a full refund
  • Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back
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Quick Look

  • See the behind the scenes of Sydney – from the historic (First Fleet) to the contemporary (cafes & bars)
  • Learn the origin story of Sydney  
  • Understand what makes Sydney the economic capital of the Southern hemisphere
  • Relax with a coffee at a busy city cafe
  • Sip on a beer at an iconic Aussie pub
  • Learn from a passionate local about what makes this city so unique

Complete Sydney Walking Tour Overview

When visiting a city sa big and vibrant as Sydney, there are choices aplenty of walking tours to participate in.


We focus on giving you the “Complete” experience — starting with the history (Aboriginal Australia through to today) then moving onto other important bits like our favourite cafes, pubs, museums and walks to do around.


When we write our Complete Tour, we like to think “For someone who has just 3 hours in the city, what are the spots they absolutely HAVE to see, and what MUST they know?”


By the end of the tour you’ll be not only entertained, but filled with lots of recommendations about what to do with the rest of your time in Sydney and beyond.

Complete Sydney Walking Tour Full Description

After meeting your guide (look for the blue umbrella!) and group near St. James Station, get together for an introduction before beginning a journey through the history and culture of Sydney. Start by learning about the First Fleet and marveling at historic buildings around our start point, then get going into the city to gain a deeper understanding of what we consider the most amazing city in the world.

The exact schedule depends on the day and the guide, but you can expect to see and learn about a selection of the following: 

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Visit a bustling cafe a for a coffee or tea

Beer at a classic Aussie pub

Friendly, professional guide

What To Bring on Your Sydney Tour

  • Weather-Appropriate Clothing: Make sure to bring sun cream on hot days
  • Your Camera: If you’d like to take photos and make memories inside our handpicked and unique bar venues!
  • A Filled Tummy: We recommend not coming on your tour too hungry, because we have lots of walking to do! The tour concludes at a bar with food on offer. 
  • Money: If you wish to purchase a meal at the end of the tour.
  • Comfortable/Closed-Toe Shoes: Wear shoes comfortable enough to be on your feet for 2-3 hours (with 2 breaks).

Starting Point

Your tour begins at St James Station.

Meet at the intersection of Market & Elizabeth Streets, which is the primary entrance to St. James Station.

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Sydney Tour FAQs

How big are the groups?

We cap our group size at 12 people to ensure each person has the chance to have a personalised experience with the bartenders and each other. Plus, some of our venues are too small to fit many more people inside!

Can I bring my stag-do/hens party/birthday party/work trip?

Of course! We are happy to host private functions on our personalised private tours. These are 3 hours tours we tailor specifically to your group’s requirements and interests.

How much walking will there be?

Expect to walk about 3km during the tour.

Can I bring my school group/office/etc?

We recommend that you book a private tour for your organisation if there are more than 10 people. We can tailor 3-hour private tours to your specific needs and interests.

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