Your Chippendale and Redfern itinerary snakes through ultra-hip contemporary art galleries, quirky furnishing and décor shops, a rustic quintessentially Sydney café, and the best gelateria in the area. Choose between a 3-hour tour starts with a coffee, includes a light lunch, and finishes with a hand-crafted gelato or upgrade to the 4-hour tour and include a sit-down lunch and drink.
Join this walking tour as you're taken to where the city-meets-suburbia jungle of Chippendale and Redfern. Starting amongst the monumental skyscrapers of The Old Clare Hotel and Central Park, the tour snakes away from the main Parramatta Road into a host of quirky art galleries and shops. Highlights include the Gallerie Pom Pom, The White Rabbit and Tiny Tailor, with a caffeine stop at the rustic Brickfields café/bakery in between.
The tour eventually phases from Chippendale into the Redfern leg of the tour phasing into poignant walks amongst the Aboriginal street murals to reflect on the historical course of Australia’s Indigenous affairs in urban communities. There are also hidden-away businesses to be discovered, including the infinitely-entertaining interior design shop, Chee Soon & Fitzgerald, and the authentically-homely gelateria, Ciccone & Son’s.
This tour starts with a coffee, includes the choice between a light lunch (3-hours) or a sit-down continental lunch paired with a beer, wine, soft drink or juice (4-hours) and finishes with a hand-crafted gelato. Oh, and everything in-between!