Newtown Walking Tour with historic Camperdown Cemetery

Always wanted to visit Newtown but afraid you’ll be wearing the wrong pants? Fear no more! Your aging local hipster (aka guide) will lead you through the epicentre of Sydney’s most alternative suburb. Whet your appetite with the incredible array of multicultural foods, delectable sights and smells and enough funky bars to get James Brown begging for mercy! One block away, enter a different world as you step back into the 19th century. Hear stories of great achievement, tragedy, love and betrayal as your guide brings to life the stories of people buried at Camperdown Cemetery.

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  • What's included :
    • Expert Driver/Guide
    What's excluded :
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Alcoholic Beverages
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: King Street, King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia

    Discover vibrant King Street, the lifeblood of this fascinating neighbourhood, pulsing with fine food, fabulous frothies and flamboyant festivities! Your local guide will lead you through the hub of Sydney’s subculture with its alternative styles of young ‘uns, art culture and eclectic range of funky stores. Admire the many picturesque Victorian and Edwardian era commercial buildings and contrast this with secret alleyways with many inspired murals from local artists.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Camperdown Memorial Rest Park, Federation Road, Lennox and, Church St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia

    Stroll through this enormous greenspace, which was once part of the original cemetery. Take the time to people watch and see the incredibly diverse peoples of this neighbourhood enjoying the tranquil outdoor space. For added authenticity, bring your own juggling balls!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Camperdown Cemetery, 189 Church Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

    Pass through the gates of Camperdown Cemetery and into a vastly different world. Wander through this glorious walled 19th Century cemetery and hear about the fascinating lives of the many notable early Australians buried here. Your guide will bring to life stories of shipwrecks, paupers, murder, love and betrayal, all among the tousled gardens of this unique resting place.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: King Street, King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia

    Return to King Street and make like a local as your guide takes you to one of the myriad of coffee or brewery establishments for a post tour refreshment (own expense). Now it’s time to go shopping with confidence for some new pants!

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Newtown Station, King St, Stand D, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Trading As: Runaway Tours

Activity ID: V-14172P17

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