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I'm Free Walking Tours

#2 of 337 Tours in Sydney
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Address: 483 George St | Town Hall Square, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 405 515 654
10:30 - 13:30
14:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 13:30
14:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Discover Sydney, on a Free Tour at 10:30am and 2:30pm everyday. Join your...

Discover Sydney, on a Free Tour at 10:30am and 2:30pm everyday. Join your friendly and knowledgeable local tour guide as we reveal the history, stories and secrets of Sydney. This 3 hour easy walking tour meets everyday at the anchor in Town Hall Square beside the Sydney Town Hall building. Rain, hail or shine, no booking needed, just show up and there will be a guide in a bright green T-shirt to show you around.

Or join us at 6pm each evening for a one and a half hour exploration of The Rocks our most historical district, starting from the water side of Cadmans Cottage.

How are we Free? We work on a tips only basis, so everyone can enjoy Sydney as much as we do, whatever your budget.

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Avery informative tour

I really enjoyed this tour and we visited lots of places and our guide Ross was brilliant. I was I little apprehensive at first, a walking tour with my feet. It wasn't too bad... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2016
Hartlepool, United Kingdom

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

I really enjoyed this tour and we visited lots of places and our guide Ross was brilliant. I was I little apprehensive at first, a walking tour with my feet. It wasn't too bad and we covered quite a lot of the city without being too tired, and Ros told us the history of each place we saw the local... More 

Thank GS2013_13
Shanghai, China
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Free tour with very knowledgable guides providing a lot about the history of the various sites. Unfortunately with my wife being Chinese she struggled to follow all the information even though fluent in English. Over 200 people showed up for the free walking tour and the five guides divided us up. With such a large group it is hard to... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Great way to learn more about the history of The Rocks and appreciate contemporary perspectives. Josh was a passionate tour leader. Well paced delivery with plenty to interest Australian and international visitors. Good volume to ensure everyone could hear without crowding him in. Good fun for all ages.

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Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

When I did the tour our group was 100+ people, it was split between 2 tour guides.. 50 people per guide. It was not what I expected after reading so many good reviews. It was hard to hear anything the guide said because she did not have any type of loud speaker or voice enhancer. The parts of the tour... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

This tour of Sydney was awesome. Ali was organized, informative, patient, and fun! We were there over the holidays so it was a big group and she managed it well. The tour covered all the highlights of central Sydney and was chock full of good info. I will definitely take all of our visitors on this tour!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

As the tour is advertised as free we did not have that high expectations. However our guide, Josh, turned out to be a fantastic storyteller with lots of great anecdotes and facts about the city, which are not necessarily in the guide books. His background as a history student clearly shows and he enriched us all with his knowledge and... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

These tours are well worth taking. You get to see major areas of interest and some minor, but quite fascinating, places as well. Our guide, Josh, was excellent. He told us many interesting stories and by the time the tour was finished we felt we had learned a great deal. Although billed as free, these students do work hard to... More 

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Regina, Saskatchewan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Started at 2:30 and finished at 5:30 at Circular Key - with a 15 minute break partway through. Great information, but be prepared to do some solid walking with most of it outdoors. Good restaurant and activity tips along the way. Very friendly. They only request a tip at the end, so that's all it will cost you.

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Very nice guide, plenty great places and los of fun! Lasts forma plus two hours but it la really whort!

Thank Miguel Ángel R
Ekeren, Antwerpen, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We had a very enthusiastic guide, Ally was her name I think. Enjoyed the 'urban legends' and visited a few places I otherwise maybe would have missed. Also a nice way to learn a bit about the history of Australia.

Thank Aline L

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