Story of Sydney Tour

Operates: See Availability
Distance: 8km
Meets at: St James Railway Station (Hyde Park)
Finishes at: St James Railway Station (Hyde Park)
Difficulty: Easy, beginners to advanced runners

Learn about Australia’s convict past as this tour explores several vastly different eras that make up the Story of Sydney from a penal colony to one of the world's most iconic cities.

From the early days of European settlement in 1788 and events of the 1800’s through to the 20th century developments of the big iconic landmarks - the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House through to modern Sydney at Darling Harbour.

In between we will stop at a number of historical sites as we share with you  Australia’s oldest city, the first city, this is the Story of Sydney.


  • St Mary’s Cathedral

  • Hyde Park Barracks

  • The Mint

  • Sydney Opera House

  • Cadman’s Cottage

  • Sydney Harbour Bridge

  • Darling Harbour


  • Tour Guide to show you the way

  • $2 from your booking is donated to charity

  • Learn the history and stories of Sydney

  • All photography

  • A coffee at a cool central Sydney cafe to finish the tour