Convict Sydney: Walking Tour
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Join our knowledgeable and expert guides on a tour of convict Sydney – from the site of the first Government House, the pivotal point of cultural collision, to the Rum Hospital and the Hyde Park Barracks, the epicentre of the convict system.
Follow in the footsteps of the thousands of convicts who were marched from Sydney Cove up through the Governor’s Domain to the Hyde Park Barracks for processing.
Hear stories of convicts succeeding and failing, being punished and rewarded, as you immerse yourself in the landscape of early Sydney.
Please note: Flat comfortable walking shoes, a hat, and sun protection are recommended.
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