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Culture Scouts curates local walking tours through Sydney’s cultural hubs. Seamlessly blending food, art, history and culture, we will introduce you to our best neighbourhoods. Our tours are designed for locals and visitors, keen to engage with...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Sydney, New South Wales 2015, Australia
+61 2 8966 5026
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Reviewed yesterday

Thanks to our great tour guide for taking us around Chippendale and Redfern. Even though I have lived in Sydney for the majority of my life, this was a fantastic insight into the history and hidden treasures in these suburbs. The tour operator had great...More

Thank JRJJ83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a local to the area, I had learnt more about the history and the story behind the street art and about the respect various artist have in this field. An intriguing experience, great guide who is connected with the artist and overall a great...More

Thank Serina U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chippendale to Redfern tour was so much fun! It was as nice group small group of five people, we all got on really well and the guide was super nice! The guide was really knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I loved the galleries, the shops, the...More

1  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a passionate artist - Skulk - take us on a well informed tour of the graffiti art of Newtown. I was delighted to learn of the hidden artwork in this neighbourhood, not to mention the brotherly cult that helps artistic graffiti survive in...More

Thank Holidaz1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were (I think it's fair to say) not all that well acquainted with Newtown. It was a great day and we had a fantastic time. Our guide, Skulk, was a passionate and excellent teacher. He was very good about answering questions and taking us...More

1  Thank susannegreeves
Reviewed 17 August 2018

For a true, insiders look at Sydney check out Culture Scouts tours. Since I was staying in the busy Darling Harbour neighbourhood, without my tour with the lovely Sophia de Mestre I would not have made time to visit these two charming Sydney neighbourhoods. Keeping...More

1  Thank Bjamal
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Sophia de Mestre was my lovely Culture Scouts guide who took me on a tour of the Paddington and Woollhara neighbourhoods. Sophie was really well informed and knew the various store and gallery owners around the area. She took into account the things that might...More

Thank AneevR
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This was an inspiring tour with information about these hidden works of art in the back streets and lanes of Newtown. Knowledgeable tour guides and a pleasant wander thriugh this beautifully quirky suburb. Coffee and pastries to start, a delicious lunch and an interesting tour...More

Thank c0nniemudge
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Thank you Culture Scouts Extraordinaire Sophia and Emilia for leading us on this wonderful tour of Hobart's Dark Mofo. The city was at its best showing off great art installations, food events and music gigs. We stayed in the gorgeous Macq1 hotel with an amazing...More

Thank Nikki S
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The Culture Scouts Dark Mofo tour to Hobart was a blast. I went with a friend, but what a treat it was to find a group of positive and passionate people, all with a shared love of art, who then also became friends over the...More

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