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Historical Walks

Learn more about the buildings, people and past of our beautiful historic city with one of WEA's Historical Walks. A chance for some fresh air and gentle exercise too!

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Millers Point Walk

Often overlooked in the shadow of The Rocks precinct, the suburb of Millers Point on the top and western side of the peninsula also boasts a large number of heritage buildings and some historic pubs. Mostly associated with working class dwellings or public housing estates, the area was also home to the residences of several 19th century shipping... [More]
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<p>Often overlooked in the shadow of The Rocks precinct, the suburb of Millers Point on the top and western side of the peninsula also boasts a large number of heritage buildings and some historic

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02 Nov
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<p>Often overlooked in the shadow of The Rocks precinct, the suburb of Millers Point on the top and western side of the peninsula also boasts a large number of heritage buildings and some historic

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14 Dec

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Rocks Secrets Walk

Explore the historic heart of Sydney with its hidden lane ways and back alleys on this entertaining stroll through The Rocks with Jo Gerk. The amount of hidden secrets awaiting your discovery is staggering and during these two hours you are bound to see and hear things you never knew existed! Be prepared to learn something new about your city! Meet... [More]
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<p>Explore the historic heart of Sydney with its hidden lane ways and back alleys on this entertaining stroll through The Rocks with Jo Gerk. The amount of hidden secrets awaiting your discovery is

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07 Nov
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<p>Explore the historic heart of Sydney with its hidden lane ways and back alleys on this entertaining stroll through The Rocks with Jo Gerk. The amount of hidden secrets awaiting your discovery is

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08 Dec

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Maritime History Walk

A leisurely stroll along the harbour foreshore: The Rocks, Dawes Point and Walsh Bay, showcasing some of Sydney's maritime past, including art, architecture, historical facts, anecdotes, trivia and funny stories. The tour concludes at Towns Place Wharf / Barangaroo Reserve. Meet at Big Bus Stop 1 - First Fleet Park, George Street, Circular Quay 10... [More]
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<p>A leisurely stroll along the harbour foreshore: The Rocks, Dawes Point and Walsh Bay, showcasing some of Sydney's maritime past, including art, architecture, historical facts, anecdotes, trivia and

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07 Nov
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<p>A leisurely stroll along the harbour foreshore: The Rocks, Dawes Point and Walsh Bay, showcasing some of Sydney's maritime past, including art, architecture, historical facts, anecdotes, trivia and

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21 Nov

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Sandstone West Walk

West of George Street are a few more sandstone buildings, plus other heritage listed office buildings, as well as hotels, parks, and statues. Thus, Jo Gerk has come up with another new walk connecting Church Hill at the northern end of York St with St. Andrew’s Cathedral. It is easy to spend two hours along this stretch of city street, which most... [More]
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<p>West of George Street are a few more sandstone buildings, plus other heritage listed office buildings, as well as hotels, parks, and statues. Thus, Jo Gerk has come up with another new walk

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23 Nov

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Sandstone North Walk

Sydney boasts a variety of beautiful 19th century sandstone buildings. One cluster of such buildings is located along Bridge St at the Northern end of the CBD. Not only are these buildings architecturally impressive and showcasing fascinating features, but many interesting stories are attached to the people planning, constructing and using them.... [More]
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<p>Sydney boasts a variety of beautiful 19th century sandstone buildings. One cluster of such buildings is located along Bridge St at the Northern end of the CBD. Not only are these buildings

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24 Nov

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Ultimate Ultimo Walk

An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting inner-city suburb changing from cornfields and cow paddocks to Sydney’s industrial heart. Today it is a neighbourhood of modern city living, culture, entertainment and education. Wind your way from Darling Harbour to Railway Square and explore the history of this vibrant... [More]
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<p>An early 19th century court case, a land grant and a joke led to an exciting inner-city suburb changing from cornfields and cow paddocks to Sydney’s industrial heart. Today it is a neighbourhood of

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04 Dec

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Art Deco and More - Sydney CBD Walking Tour

When we think of Sydney the first things that spring to mind are often the magnificent harbour, our unique Opera House and the mighty Harbour Bridge. But often unnoticed is its wealth of beautiful Art Deco buildings preserved through all the changes of the past 70-odd years. Explore some architectural marvels from the late 1920s and 30s. Our easy... [More]

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Discover Sydney's Contemporary Art Galleries

Discover Sydney's fabulous and ever changing art scene and get an insider’s view into its stunning art precincts with their colourful surroundings. Each walk is specially designed to take you to a hub of diverse venues from major galleries to unexpected spaces tucked away in hidden corners and laneways. Meet gallerists, curators and artists, learn... [More]

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Victorian and Federation Sydney - Sydney CBD Walking Tour

The story of the founding of colonial Sydney is well known, but what is less well known is the Victorian and Federation period, where the city we know today really took shape. Between 1850 and 1900 the population of Sydney increased eight-fold, and became for a time the 15th biggest city in the world. This tour covers some of the most beautiful and... [More]

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Sydney Discovery Walks - Pyrmont Renewal Walk

Explore the revitalised former industrial heartland of Sydney and cradle of its wealth on this exciting two hour circuit walk around the peninsula which the Gadigal people called Pirrama. Hear stories and descriptions of years gone by and see how the place has changed from industrial powerhouse to derelict ruins to modern city living. Meet outside... [More]

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