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Newtown Walking Tour with historic Camperdown Cemetery

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  • Live Guide
  • 2 hr

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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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

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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

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

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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