Murders most foul

The Only True Crime Pub crawl Walking Tour in Sydney.

Satiate your inner ‘true crime junkie’ while exploring mysterious laneways, the hidden historical underbelly of Sydney’s iconic streets and some of the best pubs in Surry Hills.

Who is she?

The Only Tour about Murder & Pubs in Sydney

Step into the shoes of a 19th-century detective and discover the crime scenes of eight violent murders which took place in Sydney’s Surry Hills.

In between investigating the horrifying historical murder scenes, you will be taken to several of the coolest pubs in Surry Hills.

Your guide will reveal to you the exact locations where each tragedy occurred and some of these well known iconic locations will shock you!

Satiate your inner “True-Crime Junkie” while enjoying tasty boutique beers

The Eight Forgotten Murders of Surry Hills

Did you know Surry Hills was once considered Australia’s murder capital? So notorious it was said to rival New York’s Hells Kitchen and London’s White Chapel in its depravity.

Eight Surry Hills murders will be revealed to you, each shocked the nation.

These include…

  • The Surry Hills silk Stocking Strangler,
  • The Murder of the Woolloomooloo Rose,
  • Mary O’Hara and the Crown Street horror.

Just a few of the horrors that were hidden from the public, until now.

Booking Your Tour

Operating days

Friday at 6:30 pm

Where to meet

Molly Malone’s Irish Tavern – Surry Hills


$40 – Price includes a copy of the Murders Most Foul Casefile ebook

( ebook RRP is $19.99 on Amazon)


Approximately 3.5 – 4 hours including pub stops

End Point

Royal Albert Hotel on Reservoir Street

Walk down dark and sinister alleys

You can also expect to

  • Learn the history of Surry Hills.
  • Explore some of the most beautiful and iconic streets in Sydney including Cat Lane (home to over a dozen cats).
  • See some of the most amazing Victorian and Edwardian architecture in Sydney, including one of the oldest houses in Australia.

Casefiles eBook

Your tour ticket comes with a complimentary copy of the Murders Most Foul: The Surry Hills Case Files ebook. The book contains the actual police evidence, crime scene photography, witness reports, newspaper articles and coroner’s reports for each case. As well as bonus information about the victims and perpetrators.

You will use the old photographs and maps to piece together the clues and try to determine the exact spot where the crime was committed or to reconstruct the events and potentially solve a cold-case mystery.

The book sells on Amazon for $19.99. However, with our exclusive tour offer, you will receive it free with your ticket.

Review the evidence with the Casefiles eBook included with your ticket

Royal Albert Hotel

The tour ends at the Royal Albert Hotel (winner of Beer & Brewer’s Best Beer Venue 2021) on the corner of Reservoir Street and Commonwealth Street. A nice outside table is reserved for the Murders Most Foul tour gang.

The Royal Albert Hotel, built-in 1927 was an old watering hole for local coppers from Surry Hills, Darlinghurst and Kings Cross. Notorious patrons included Roger “The Dodger” Rogerson and Frank “Bumper” Farrell.

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