Surry Hills True Crime Walking Adventure
Crime Scenes & Secret Laneways
The Ultimate Surry Hills Walking Adventure
On this walking tour, you will explore Sydney’s mysterious Surry Hills. One of the most charming and trendy historical suburbs was once considered the most dangerous network of slums in Australia. Come explore the secret lanes and alleys as you investigate historical crime scenes, murders, street gangs, old brothels, hidden casinos and forgotten pubs where anarchy once ruled.
What to Expect on the Surry Hills Walking Adventure
Investigate the crime scenes of several forgotten historical murders. including The Inhumane Murder of the Bradleys (1822), The Sophia Street Mystery (1922), The Crown Street Horror (1905), The Gangland Hit on Donald “The Duck” Day (1945), and more.
You will see where the gangs fought for control of the vice markets in the 1890s, 1920s, and 1940s. Uncover the forgotten ‘Little Harlem’ where the African American servicemen were segregated during WW2. You will also see some of Australia’s oldest convict-constructed buildings still standing and the beautiful Victorian terraces with their bright colourful doors. Finish at the old Royal Alfred Hotel where the police detectives once drank.