Two Feet & a Heartbeat are specialists in small group guided tours in both Sydney and Perth, Australia. We offer a range of tours including: historical, Food & Beverage, True Crime, Small Bars, Bespoke (including school groups).Our guides are proud locals who enjoy showcasing the wonderful cities that they call home. Tours will introduce you to history, culture and heritage in a fun, relaxed, informative and conversational manner.
Two Feet & a Heartbeat is a private organisation and committed to ethical and sustainable tourism. All of our guides are local and are paid well above the mandated rate for tour guides. We source a minimum of 90% of our spend (on things like uniforms and souvenirs) from local suppliers. Many of our tours include a food and beverage element and we only deal with locally owned and operated businesses.
Two Feet & a heartbeat offer 20% discounts to all Tourism Concern Members.
We help locals and visitors alike to connect with the history, heritage and culture of Perth. $1 from every tour we conduct is donated to a trust managed here in Western Australia by the National Trust with the idea that it can be used for projects in the city.
We respect and enhance the historic heritage, authentic culture, traditions, and distinctiveness of the community. The Aboriginal history information in our tours has been authenticated and verified by locals elders and the Department of Culture & the Arts
Two feet and a heartbeat strengthen the number and quality of local jobs created and supported by tourism, including the level of pay, conditions of service and availability to all without discrimination by gender, race, disability or in other ways. At least 90% of our business spend is done through the local economy with a special focus on small owner operated businesses. We currently employ 15 people many of whom are students or young people with limited immediate job prospects. In addition we provide internship positions for those studying tourism at local universities.
This is a waking tour business, therefore we aim to limit the use of any vehicles. Two feet and a heartbeat also have a policy to limit office and promotional print:
Office & Waste
- Most of our advertising is digital to avoid the wasteful practice of printing brochures.
- When we do print we use 100% post consumer recycled paper.
- There are no vehicles as part of the business.
- When we have to use vehicles as part of a custom or private tour; we always get a carbon offset.
- Our office space uses renewable energy.