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Convicts, Strumpets, and the Plague

Discover the hidden stories of convict life in Sydney
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3 hours
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  • Tour of Sydney’s Rocks neighborhood led by a history professor
  • Visit an archaeological site that changed our understanding of Australian history
  • Big Dig, Cadman's Cottage, and Rocks Museum
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Mark's tour of The Rocks district of Sydney offered a wealth of insight. It was delivered with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the area, and with great personal warmth. A wonderful experience.
Mark was an extremely knowledgeable and personable tour guide. I got a real feel for the history of The Rocks and just wanted to hear more about the early colonization of Sydney and its settlers. It was a wonderful experience. There is one thing that should be mentioned in the description of the tour, however. Sydney is a very hilly city and the area known as “The Rocks” is not only hilly but has many, many steps. This tour would be difficult for individuals who are not in fairly good shape or those with disabilities.
Everything right! Mark Dunn was the best tour guide I've ever had anywhere. Entertaining and thoroughly knowledgeable.