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Sydney: True Crime Tour

1. Sydney: True Crime Tour

Uncover Sydney's disturbing criminal past as you take a stroll through one of Australia's oldest settlements. Marvel at the stories of your knowledgeable guide, and discover the mysteries that lie beneath the streets of historic Sydney. Set off from the meeting point, and amble through some of Sydney's hidden alleyways and nooks, enjoying incredible photo and sightseeing opportunities along the way. Learn about stories that did not make it into the official history books, but which remain 100% true, if not also almost 100% unbelievable. Join an investigation into a dark and crime-ridden history, and see if you can put the facts together for yourself. Perfect for history buffs or lovers of true crime, this tour will engross you with tales of infamous crimes that unfolded right where you stand, and show you the dark side that Sydney has tried to forget.

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Sydney Convicts, History & The Rocks 2.5-Hour Walking Tour

2. Sydney Convicts, History & The Rocks 2.5-Hour Walking Tour

Join this tour for an immersive exploration of Sydney’s notorious heritage as you uncover the stories, sights and secrets of its hidden convict origins in The Rocks. As you navigate your way past the forgotten relics and ruins of this historic quarter, your guide will unpack the process of criminal transportation to Australia and its immediate effect on Sydney’s indigenous population at the turn of the 19th century. You'll discover the curious case of the convict architect and the ambitious Governor who wanted to decorate the prison settlement, and you’ll retrace the steps of the teenage girl who rose from chains to riches by conquering Sydney’s economy. Expect unique examples of Georgian and Victorian architecture, hidden corridors, convict cut sandstone, abandoned slums and enormous cellars for spirits and stores. Get lost in charm of The Rocks as its past is brought back to life by your expert history guide, and develop a d great understanding about how early Sydney came to be. Crafted to suit both locals and visitors, this tour will keep your eyes wide open, your ears pricked and your imagination ignited.

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Sydney: Sydney Harbor Crime History Harbor Cruise

3. Sydney: Sydney Harbor Crime History Harbor Cruise

Learn about the dark history of Australia’s premier harbor, Sydney Harbor, on a true crime stories cruise. Considered one of the most stunning spots in Australia, the harbor is also a witness to some of the deadliest events and secrets from old Sydney town, all of which you’ll discover on your tour. Take a step back in time as you glide across the harbor's waters, listening to tales of mutiny and crime. What now appears to the outside world as a haven was once a place of foul deeds. Experience a pleasing examination of the darkness of humanity contrasted against the beauty of nature, as you observe the natural changes that have taken place in the harbor.

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What people are saying about New South Wales

Overall rating

3.5 / 5

based on 11 reviews

It was amazing to learn so much of our Australian history in such a short time. Max was incredibly knowledgeable, understandable and interesting in his presentation of the facts. The pace was excellent, and the timeframe perfect. It was refreshing to hear our history presented in such a way that opened our eyes to how things unfolded in this country. Max was friendly, helpful and very easy to understand. He welcomed questions and he went at a great pace. I would recommend this tour for all ages as the best value thing to do in Sydney for anyone who would like to know the history of our beginnings. Incredible value for money!

What a great tour around the rocks. Jess our guide was a delight and I loved her theatrical presentation. Fantastic and highly recommend.

Our guide Kate was great. Very entertaining. Good history and good puns. Would highly recommend and will look at their other tours.

Our tour guide was Jess! She was super bubbly and informative. The tour was spectacular! Highly recommended !!!

Great early evening activity very interesting stories and Sydney by night is spectacular