Heritage and Visitor Information Tours

July - December 2019 Programs

Come and join us for one of our educational and interactive activities to connect with and learn about Parramatta's rich heritage, history and precious natural environment. We have regular tours, Special Event tours, Walk of the Month and tours for Children and Youth.

Our program features a range of fun and hands-on experiences for all ages. Online registration is essential. 

For more information, contact the Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre by emailing discoverparramatta@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au,  calling on (02) 8839 3311 or
by downloading our Seasonal Calendar

Regular Tours

Warami Mittigar – Aboriginal Cultural walk

Join a traditional custodian on this relaxed walk to learn how local Aboriginal clans survived and thrived in the Parramatta region. Discover ongoing connections to country.

Dates: Mondays – 1 July, 5 August, 2 September (History Week), 4 November, 2 December. Sundays – 7 July, 11 August, 8 September (History Week), 13 October, 10 November, 8 December.

When: 10am-12pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: Adults, children 7 and up Cost: $5 per person

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Historic Dairy Cottage Tour

Visit one of the three oldest colonial buildings in Australia on this small group tour.

Dates: Mondays – 15 July, 19 August, 16 September, 21 October, 18 November. Saturday – 13 July, 10 August, 14 September, 12 October, 9 November, 14 December.

When: 11am-11:45am Meet: Parramatta Park

Suitable for: Adults, children 7 and up Cost: $12 per person

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Sustainable Shopping Tour

Discover ways to develop sustainable and socially beneficial shopping habits on this new walking tour of Parramatta CBD.

Dates: Fridays – 30 August, 27 September, 25 October, 22 November

When: 10am-12pm Meet: Clocktower, Centenary Square

Suitable for: Adults Cost: $5 per person

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Step Into Parramatta’s Past

Iconic heritage sites reveal the stories and personalities that have shaped our city.

Dates: Saturdays – 20 July, 17 August, 21 September, 19 October, 16 November. Sundays – 28 July, 25 August, 22 September, 27 October, 24 November.

When: 10am-12pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: Adults Cost: $5 per person

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Step Into Parramatta’s Past – Chinese language

Iconic heritage sites reveal the stories and personalities that have shaped our city. Delivered in Mandarin language.

Dates: Saturdays – 10 August, 12 October. Sunday – 1 December.

When: 10am-12pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: Adults Cost: $5 per person

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Handful of Heritage

Heritage sites reveal the historic themes that have shaped our city. Abridged weekday tour.

Dates: Mondays – 22 July, 12 August, 26 August, 9 September, 23 September, 14 October, 28 October, 11 November 25 November, 9 December.

When: 11am-12pm Meet: Clocktower, Centenary Square.

Suitable for: Adults Cost: $5 per person

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Connect with your City

This relaxed walk informs new residents about the services events and activities available in the city, including iconic heritage sites.

Dates: Saturdays – 3 August, 15 September, 2 November, 9 December. Sundays – 21 July, 18 August, 20 October, 15 December.

When: 10am-12pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: New residents; visiting friends and relatives Cost: Free

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Connect with your City – Chinese language

This relaxed walk, delivered in Mandarin, informs new residents about the services events and activities available in the city, including iconic heritage sites.

Dates: Saturday – 13 July. Sundays – 1 September, 3 November.

When: 10am-12pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: New residents; visiting friends and relatives Cost: Free

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Connect with your City – Korean language

This relaxed walk, delivered in Korean, informs new residents about the services events and activities available in the city, including iconic heritage sites.

Dates: Saturdays – 6 July, 24 August, 7 September, 26 October. Sundays – 17 November, 8 December.

When: 10am-12pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: New residents; visiting friends and relatives Cost: Free

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Parramatta Unlocked

This quick tour introduces the range of options and events the city offers, and locates key services. Ideal for workers and students.

Dates: Saturdays – 6 July, 24 August, 7 September, 26 October. Sundays – 17 November, 8 December.

When: 10am-12pm Meet: Clocktower, Centenary Square

Suitable for: New workers and students Cost: Free

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HOW TO BOOK

Book online 
Call us - 1300 889 714 or 02 8839 3311
Visit us in person - 346A Church Street Parramatta