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Unsolved Mysteries And Bohemian Lifestyles Of The Cross

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highlights
  • Be thrilled and chilled by Sydney’s infamous red light district
  • Bask in vibrance of Sydney’s richest social and cultural area
  • Enjoy a nightcap at Kings Cross Bar
Meander through time when you explore Sydney's infamous red light district. Kings Cross is a fusion of the bohemian, historical, seedy, grand and glam - almost an Australian version of Al Capone’s Chicago, complete with its own legendary ‘mobster’!

Spend two hours wrapped in tales of sly grog, organized crime, and crooked cops. Experience the mystery and allure World War II servicemen could not resist, find the inspiration which enchanted writers and artists and shiver at the mere mention of the fearsome razor gang.

For many years, the once upmarket area was a hotbed of prostitution, gambling, drugs and crime. It was also the ‘turf’ of Mr. Sin or the boss of the Cross, Abe Saffron, a nightclub owner, property developer and alleged mobster, who was convicted of tax evasion. Many say he was behind the disappearance a journalist in the 70s.

Your walking tour of Syndey’s richest social and cultural area will showcase the culture and heritage of Australia. When viewing the beautifully preserved examples of Australian colonial architecture, it’s almost hard to believe Kings Cross was as seedy as they say.
And what good would a walking tour be if you did not meet the locals? Swap impressions, stories, scandal, myth and lore with locals over a nightcap at Kings Cross Bar.
customer reviews
4.6 - Excellent Based on 4 reviews
Excellent
Ms. Jess M. At
5 - Excellent
“We had a fantastic time and came away more knowledgeable!”
Excellent
Mr. Warwick F. At
5 - Excellent
“Kirsti was a wonderful guide, professional and friendly. She gave us a wonderful tour and made us feel very welcome and relaxed.”
Very Good
Mr. Stephen B. At
4 - Very Good
“Kim, our guide was very friendly, easy to communicate with and extremely knowledgable. It was like a friend taking you to see things. Very casual and we all learned a great deal. A good guide always makes a big difference.”
Very Good
Ms. Janet Drewitt S. At
4.5 - Excellent
“loved our tour guide Alison - very nice person”
what’s included
  • Local english-speaking guide
  • Drink at a centrally located kings cross bar
what’s excluded
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips or gratuities for guides
  • Meals
  • Bottled water
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 2 hours
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 12 participants
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Sydney, Australia/Sydney, Australia
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Good to know Dress standard: Dress for the weather, bring a long a coat and umbrella if it looks like rain, wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water.

Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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