Duration: 3 hours
Meeting Point: Memorial Compass, First Fleet Park
The Rocks is a wealth of culture, teeming with history, and ready for you to explore. A stroll around the area will open up a window into Sydney as a city. Many of Sydney’s most established businesses can be found at The Rocks, including some of its oldest pubs.
On this tour, you will visit six historic pubs to learn more about their individual histories and how they have contributed to Sydney. You’ll learn about the history of beer itself, how it is brewed, why it has become such a significant part of Australian culture, and how this has all come to contribute to the growing interest in craft beers.
There will be an opportunity to purchase samples of the beers that interest you the most at each pub, and some food will be provided.
There will be some walking involved on the day, so please wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella if the weather calls for it. Tour price includes some food items, but does not include beer samples. All participants must be over 18 years of age.
If you’re looking for a few hours of fun on the weekend, meeting new people, and discovering new things about your city, Foodi tours will show you where to start.
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Refund Policy: Full refunds given with 5 days notice. Dates can be changed with 3 days notice.
Terms and Conditions: Please be advised that although we make every effort to ensure that we accurately represent Foodi's service and products, venues are subject to availability, and we reserve the right to make changes to all samples on tours.
Foodi require a minimum of 4 people for the tour to successfully proceed.
It was an enjoyable way to learn about the district, sample the beers and meet a variety of interesting people. 4/5 by Sue Pearman 21-3-2017
Loved the combination of beer & history - it made for a unique experience and far more appealing to a non-beer drinker who is accompanying a beer-drinking partner on the walk!
The inclusion of nibbles at a couple of the places was a great idea. The knowledge of the guide was fantastic and some really interesting lessons in history were imparted. The diversity of the craft beers on offer was very much appreciated, and the guide's suggestions for selecting from the range was most helpful. 4/5 by Nicole Woodward 19-3-2017
We had a great time , lots of laughs and Owen our guide was very informative and professional 5/5 by Debbie Zilioli 11-3-2017
Fantastic Tour with great Local and Aussie history. The guide is knowledgeable about the beers available in introduced me to a great new pub. Pace was fantastic and was a good opportunity to meet some other beer lovers. Thanks for a great afternoon! It was nice to have a decent discount at some of the pubs. 5/5 by IAN BISSETT 5-3-2017
4/5 by Jackie 4-3-2017
Excellent. Owen's knowledge of the area and the beers was awesome. His method of storytelling was engaging and interesting. The venues on the tour were really good and the pace was great. Owen made it a lot of fun. We did not even notice it was a rainy day! 5/5 by Keith Layman 26-2-2017
Interesting and fun 5/5 by Ian 18-2-2017
David, our host and guide, was excellent. Pubs we visited were mostly very busy and David had arrange an area fro us to enjoy the sampling. Food nice and adequate - enjoyed. 5/5 by John Lescohier 4-2-2017
Owen was a great tour host. We had a lot of fun.
Robyn and Matt 4/5 by robyn 29-1-2017
5/5 by WAI MEI 24-1-2017
5/5 by Natalie Carrington 24-1-2017
Excellent - Our host Owen was exceptional with the perfect temperament and personality for this activity and I thoroughly enjoyed it and learn a lot of interesting facts and history. Highly recommend it. 5/5 by Martin 23-1-2017
Owen was a great host and guide. He provided interesting background on the various sites and managed the group in a friendly and relaxed way. 5/5 by John Simpson 21-1-2017
Very good host. Great fun 5/5 by Philip Hung 10-1-2017
Throughly enjoyed the laid-back tour which went on well past the 3hr window. Gained knowledge about the history of the places we visited as well as other interesting factoids through group conversations that pleasantly complemented the excellent beers being consumed. 5/5 by Ariel Gollon 9-1-2017
Really enjoyed the whole tour 5/5 by Stephanie Brown 4-12-2016
Interesting information on the hotels and suggested beers to sample 4/5 by Alison 4-12-2016
Fantastic day event, everyone on the walk really enjoyed themselves. Tour guide easily answered all questions, was friendly and knowledgeable of the area. Not to mention the great beers we had on the walk. Overall would definitely recommend to friends. 5/5 by Ben Hollins 29-11-2016
It was very enjoyable, Dave our tour guide was very good and kept us all entertained and well hydrated! 5/5 by Steve Kelly 22-11-2016
Very knowledgeable & friendly guide 5/5 by chris moden 19-11-2016
Owen, the guide, not only was an expert in Craft Bewer, he also knew the full history of the 5 pubs that we visited and also the history of a lot of the landmarks that we passed during the walk. 5/5 by Peter Carr 14-11-2016
Excellent afternoon out. Don't normally associate beer and history but this tour is a great combination. 5/5 by David Meikle 5-11-2016
I did not no what to expect but found the tour very enjoyable. Interesting history or beers, pubs and area. Great host Owen and an interesting mix of people in our tour also made the afternoon outstanding. Just enough pubs to be a great tour. 5/5 by Phillip Turner 30-10-2016
Owen was good, informative, pleasant, happy. Also enjoyed the company of the other guys on the tour. There was more food than we expected, and it was pretty good. 5/5 by Bill Walker 29-10-2016
5/5 by Natalie Carrington 23-10-2016
Owen was a wonderful host; entertaining and knowledgeable. We enjoyed the different watering wholes, especially the history. Thanks for a great afternoon. 5/5 by Kellie Pearce 16-10-2016
We thought that our guide Owen was very knowledgeable with not only his beer but also the history behind the area of the Rocks. 5/5 by Brooke Wloch 15-10-2016
Great to learn the history of some of the pubs & beer in Australia- would definitely recommend it!! 5/5 by Louise Banno 10-10-2016
Great day, very interesting and fun! 5/5 by Kelly McGuiness 9-10-2016
I bought this as a gift for my Dad for his birthday. He and my husband went and had an awesome time. They both said that David was very knowledgeable about history and beer and they found it extremely enjoyable. Thank you! 5/5 by Fran Sidoruk 8-10-2016
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