Sydney with Old Compass Travel

Walking tours and cultural travel in Sydney – history, architecture, big stories and stunning Sydney scenes. Join us!

Sydney – Tales of the City is a unique walk through Sydney’s stunning places and fascinating history. With the intimacy and low-impact of a small group (maximum 8), we experience the stories, architecture, art and energy of Austr...more

  • $95AUD incl. GST (adult / child over 12 years)
  • Operates Daily: 2pm –  5pm including breaks and drinks (autumn / winter)
  • Minimum: 2 people – min. age 12.
  • Drink by the harbour included
  • Ask about family or private walks
  • Email – [email protected]

An alternative walking tour of Sydney’s historic Rocks – Tallawoladah district. With the intimacy and access of a small group (8 or less), we’ll see where the harsh convict settlement of New South Wales was established in 1788. The Rock...more

  • Price: $65AUD pp incl. 10% GST
  • Walking tour – 2.5 hour approx.
  • Operates daily from The Rocks @ 9.30AM
  • Includes: Expert Sydney guide, presentation, coffee stop (coffee or soft drink).
  • Email – [email protected]

Led by acclaimed Sydney author and historian, Dr Ian Hoskins, this small group walk (max. 8 people) takes you from some of Sydney’s oldest places to its newest. We start at Bennelong Point, site of the world-renowned Sydney Opera House, and...more

  • Ian walks by appointment on afternoons. The walk is approximately 3 hours. In summer 3PM – 6PM is optimal. Winter 2PM – 5PM.
  • Minimum cost is $640AUD incl GST (1 – 4 people). $140pp – between 5 – 8. Larger groups also possible on request.
  • Mobility essential – stairs and hills

We’d love to customise an unforgettable Sydney cultural travel experience for you or your group. Our tailormade experiences include in walks of history and heritage, architecture, museums and art, as well unique experiences of Sydney...more

  • Custom tours for individuals, couples and small groups interested in history, culture and the contemporary life of Sydney.
  • Galleries, historic houses, gardens, architecture, fascinating neighbourhoods, literature, photography, national parks, beaches and coast.
  • Be led by one of our experts or a local historian, author, journalist or artist.