2PM from Circular Quay

    tour lasts 2.5 - 3 hours

  • What we Do

    On this free walking tour you’ll learn about the history of Sydney, visit some of our best sights, and discover the city through the eyes of a local, passionate Sydney tour guide that like you, loves to travel.

    After the walk, we’ll also send you some photos from the tour as well as share our tips on great places to eat, drink, experience the culture, have a BBQ by the ocean, what’s on in Sydney and get around on public transport so you can enjoy this stunning city like a local, at local prices!

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    Free Tour EVERYDAY* at 2PM

    No bookings required

    We never cancel due to bad weather!

    *no tour on December 25, Christmas Day

    Just a few of the highlights we will explore on this guided tour of Sydney

    Iconic Opera House

    Sydney Harbour Bridge

    Macquarie Street

    The Rum Hospital

    Birthplace of gambling

    Martin Place

    Sydney’s oldest cemetery

    The Majestic Queen Victoria Building

    Cross Dressing Bankers

    Convict Millionaires


    The best lunch under $5

    Free Wifi hotspots

    Harbour Bushwalking routes

    Incredible Gothic, Victorian and Romanesque architecture and lots more


    Free Tours everyday* at 2:00pm

    No bookings required, simply look for the guide in the WHITE T-SHIRT with the BLUE UMBRELLA standing under the Palm Trees next to Wharf 2 at Circular Quay

    Trouble finding us? Get in touch here

  • Your friendly guide


    Back from the streets of Yangon

    After years living in Myanmar, and setting up Yangon's first and largest free walking tour group, Free Yangon Walks, Gino is back to his hometown of Sydney to show off its best features with Welcome Walking Tours

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    Use the Instagram hashtag #welcomewalkingtours to share your journey with all guests on Welcome Walking Tours

  • Inquiries and Private Walks

    Want a private walking tour in Sydney? Or just have a question?
    If its urgent, get in touch here

  • some of the best Sydney has to offer

    Some of Asia's best food


    Australian Beer Brewed on-site

    The best way to see the latest art - FREE



    Barbershop Bar - York Street

    Step through the Barbershop into Sydney's most hidden bar


    Enjoy the best things about Sydney's beaches - FREE


    One of Sydney's many open air, local products, markets

    • Find those beautiful, artisan handicrafts and talk to the designers
    • Wide range of locally made clothes
    • Enjoy some gourmet food while you browse
    • Kick back and enjoy the live music from 12-3pm 
    • Every Saturday from 10 - 4pm here


  • FAQs

    Got a question? Your answer might be below - otherwise get in touch

    Why are our walks free?

    At the end of each tour, you are free to give a tip based on what you think the tour was worth - this way we are open to all travellers regardless of their budget!

    Where does the tour start?

    Our tour starts here at Circular Quay - on the right hand side of WHARF #2 - just look for the guide in the WHITE T-SHIRT and BLUE UMBRELLA under the Palm Trees.

    How long does the tour last?

    The tour lasts for around 2 and half to 3 hours, walking at a comfortable pace.

    Are there any bathroom breaks?

    Several of the sites have bathrooms and we have one short bathroom break about halfway at the Queen Victoria Building so guests can have a deeper look at its’ beauty.

    Is it wheelchair accessible?

    Guests in wheelchairs and families with prams are certainly welcome and there are no stairs on the walk.

    Can we get a private tour at another time?

    Yes you can – please contact us to arrange a time and tour that best suits you.

    How much does a private tour cost?

    Please contact us so we can learn more about your requirements and offer you a suitable tour at the best price!

    Do you offer tours in other languages?

    Yes - our guide is fluent in Chinese Mandarin!

    How do I get to the start of your tour?

    Our meeting point is under the palm trees next to Wharf 2 at Circular Quay which is easy to get to on bus train or ferry. Enter your current location here to find the fastest route.

    Where does the tour end?

    Our tour ends at the Commissioner’s Steps at Circular Quay – very close to where we started.

    What should I do if I cannot find the guide at the meeting point?

    Make sure you are meeting point before the departure time looking for the guide in the WHITE T-SHIRT holding the BLUE UMBRELLA under the palm trees next to Wharf 2. If you still cannot find us, do not worry, just give us a call on 0439 087 449.

    Are you tours enjoyable?

    We have a lot of experience in keeping tours informative, fun and enjoyable. Just check out some of our great reviews on Tripadvisor.

  • Need to speak to us?

    0439 087 449