Sydney Gems Photography Walking Tour Number Two

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Tour Information

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  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    7:30 am to take advantage of good light.
  • Departure Details :
    St James Railway Station.
  • Return Details :
    Circular Quay.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Captain Arthur Phillip RN took 8 months to arrive atPort Jackson where this story starts. Tourcommences at St James Station in Hyde Park, near the Convict Barracks and St James Church. Macquarie Street was the "posh" end of town. Here lived the officers, brickmakers, marines and was home to atent hospital, nowSydney Hospital. First stop isSt James Church, the old Mint, Sydney Eye Hospital and the NSW Parliament.Then the Art Gallery to the Royal Botanical Gardens and the castle like stables now the Conservatory of Music. First Fleet flagship HMS Siriusand the site of Sydney's first hanging in the Rocks. The convict side of town. Building foundations and architecture where pretty narrow streets and alleys were home to the bubonic plague, poverty, theft, gangs and prostitution. Life was tough in Old Sydney Town. Can be combines with Sydney's Hidden Gems Photography Walking Tour

Know More about this tour

Meet at St James Railway Station entrance and walk through Hyde Park to Macquaries St 
Guide notes: 

  • International Award Winning Photographer
  •  Accredited Guide with the Professional Tour Guides Association of Australia
  • Start times may vary due to daylight saving. 
  • Basic to advanced photography tuition.
  • Tour locations may change to cater for basic photography tuition
  • Mobile phone to DSLR  tuition is available.

Macquarie St

  • Visit St James Church and Hyde Park Barracks
  • Move along past The Mint calling into the  beautiful Eye Hospital building.
  • Leaving the Eye Hospital the tour heads towards Sydney Harbour, passing the Art Gallery of NSW and the State Library, arriving at the Royal Botanical Gardens and the Conservatorium of Music. This building was designed as a rather grand stables.
HMS Sirius & Bridge St 
  • A change of direction takes the tour to the relics of HMS Sirius
  • Warehouses turned into restaurants and old pubs are also found around the park
  • A shortcut leads the tour to the highly unusual tree in the roof. This is a symbolic tribute to our First People.
  • The tour passes the location of Sydney's first hanging of an unfortunate young man.
Colourful Sydney
  • Tiny houses, small rooms, incredibly narrow streets, remains of building, foundations. 
  •  Beautifully preserved houses dating back to the early 1800's. Some still operating as shops.
  • Whaling, thieves, gangs, the plague, prostitution are all part of Sydney's past.
  • Here is where it all happened after 1788.
  • Great architecture, archeology, gorgeous coloured houses, narrow streets and alleyways.
Extended Tour
  • This tour can be extended to incorporate Sydney's Hidden Gems Photography Walking Tour Number One
Guide notes: 
  • International Award Winning Photographer
  •  Accredited with the Professional Tour Guides Association of Australia
  • Start times may vary due to daylight saving. 
  • Tour locations may change to cater for basic photography tuition
  • Basic to advanced photography.
  • Mobile phone to DSLR.

Inclusions

  • All activities
  • Professional guide
  • Professional photographer guide
  • Private tour

Exclusions

    Additional Info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking

    Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

    Not recommended for travelers with back problems

    Not wheelchair accessible

    Minimum age is 18 years

    A minimum of 1 persons per booking is required

    Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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