Sydney 'The Rocks' Pub Crawl Tour

Drink your way around the city's heritage-listed pubs and enjoy a gourmet pizza dinner! Rated #1 tour on TripAdvisor.

map Sydney, Australia
3 hrs 30 min
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
6:00 pm
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
18 yrs
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
FromAUD $106
ValueAUD $125SAVE 15%
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What's Included

  • 3.5 hour guided walking tour of 5 heritage listed pubs
  • Rated #1 tour on TripAdvisor!
  • Guided tour through the historic Rocks precinct, featuring hidden locations and laneways
  • A schooner glass of boutique/hand crafted Australian Beer, or, a glass of Australian wine, or, a soft drink, at each pub
  • Dinner, consisting of gourmet pizzas from the Australian Hotel
  • Accurate historical commentary by a local guide
  • Advice and recommendations on Australian beer and wine
  • Small intimate group
  • Photos capturing the evening, accessible for free via Facebook.


Join us on our journey to some of the oldest and most charismatic pubs in Sydney. Our local tour guide will not only inform, but entertain guests with historical facts and legends of old, as you venture deep into the heart of Australian pub culture. You'll experience, firsthand, how much these charming locations have shaped Australian culture into what it is today. 


  • The first stop of the tour is the Mercantile Hotel, Australia's longest running Irish pub. Here, your local guide will tell you about the strong Irish connections in Australia's colonial history and this is where we'll have our first drink (an Australian beer or wine of your choice)! The next stop is the famous Australian Heritage Hotel. With over 100 genuine Australian beers on offer, you will be spoilt for choice. This is also the scheduled dinner stop. Here they serve the famous Aussie pizzas with kangaroo and crocodile also on the menu! 


  • After dinner, you'll head to the Fortune of War pub, this is Sydney's oldest pub. This grand old pub is still the meeting point for many Aussies on ANZAC Day. Learn about the significance of ANZAC day and discover the pub's military connections. 


  • The next destination is Sydney's oldest hotel, the Lord Nelson. Here, you will learn all about the art of brewing, and have the opportunity to sample award-winning beer from the only micro-brewery in the area! Talk with the locals, and find out how much a spot at the bar means to them. 


  • Your tour's final destination is the Hero of Waterloo. This charming British watering hole was purpose built to be a pub over 160 years ago. You will have the opportunity to explore the cellar (otherwise closed to the general public), and hear stories of Sydney's underworld. Stay on, kick off the heels, and dance to a live local band.


Note: this is a 3.5 hour walking tour with an average distance between pubs of 600m (.35 miles) including staircases. Tours run in all weather conditions.


What to bring:

Comfortable walking shoes and photo I.D. (+18yrs)

Terms & Conditions:

  • Bookings are limited to persons over the age of 18 years. If a tour has drink inclusions, drinks are limited to one glass of beer or cider or wine or soft drink at each venue visited. Extra drinks or hard spirits or cocktails will not be supplied by the supplier and must be purchased at the participant's own expense.
  • You agree to indemnify Sydney Pub Tours from and against any claim by a third party for loss or damage (and the legal costs incurred in defending the same) arising out of your conduct while participating in the Tour, or due to any breach of these Terms and Conditions. Any loss or damage to third party property is solely your responsibility
  • Sydney Pub Tours accept no liability whatsoever for any loss or injury incurred as a result of participation in the tour to the extent permitted by law.
  • Please note that the bookings are processed manually and please chat to us before making the booking or you can book with us and your booking is confirmed only once confirmed by the tour operator.


Cancellation Policy:

In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:

  • Cancellations more than 3 days before departure: no fee
  • Cancellations between 2 days and 24 hours of departure: 50% of the total cost
  • Cancellations within 24 hours of departure: 100% of the cost
  • Please note: tours will run in all weather conditions, except for extreme or dangerous conditions. Where a tour is unable to run, the supplier will notify you as soon as reasonably practicable and other arrangements will be made to the satisfaction of both parties.



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Sydney Pub Tours
Mercantile Hotel, 25 George St, The Rocks, 2000


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ValueAUD $125SAVE 15%
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