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The Rocks, you can’t miss it

It’s easy to get to The Rocks. In fact, you can’t miss it!  The Rocks is just a short stroll from the city's two most recognisable landmarks, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. It is also just around the corner from the Circular Quay transportation hub and a short walk from Wynyard railway station. The Rocks extends from the harbour in the north and east, to Kent Street in the west, and Grosvenor Street in the south.

Pedestrian Access
Pedestrian Access
The Rocks is an easy, 15-minute downhill stroll from Town Hall station, 10-minutes from Wynyard station and a two-minute walk from Circular Quay. The main entry point to The Rocks is via George Street. If you’re walking from Darling Harbour, you can take Hickson Road via Walsh Bay, or Kent and Argyle streets through Millers Point.
Take the train to Circular Quay, head in the direction of Sydney Harbour Bridge, and you're only a stroll away. If you’re coming from Wynyard station, walk north down George Street towards the harbour and you’ll be here in 10 minutes. Visit
For buses travelling through the CBD along Elizabeth Street, get off the bus at Bridge Street and head north to The Rocks. Visit
Catch a ferry to Circular Quay and you’re only a short stroll away. Visit
By car
By car
There are a number of secure, conveniently-located parking stations in The Rocks. Click on the parking tab to find out more.
You’ll find taxi ranks on George Street near Playfair Street, on George Street at the Metcalfe Arcade, at the Overseas Passenger Terminal, and Alfred Street at Circular Quay.
The Rocks is easily accessible by bicycle. Several bike racks are located around the perimeter of the precinct. Click on the map tab for locations.



The Rocks maps will help you locate major attractions, accommodation and places of interest.

The Rocks Map
This map provides information on attractions, museums, parks and gardens within The Rocks. The map also indicates the locations of parking stations, services (including public toilets and ATMs) and accommodation and transport options.

The Rocks Accessibility Map
This map provides information for those with a disability to access The Rocks. It shows accessible and non-accessible pathways, where to find parking, toilets, lifts and services such as ATMs, TTY telephones, taxis and bus stops.


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The natural features and built heritage of The Rocks can make it a challenging environment to navigate for some visitors.

Restrictions are created by the design of heritage buildings, paving irregularities, narrow paths, steep ramp grades, stairs and the steep natural grade between Millers Point and Circular Quay.

However many initiatives have been implemented to improve the precinct's accessibility.

Designated accessible parking spaces for visitors with RTA permits are located at:

  • Cumberland Street (outside KGV Recreation Centre)
  • Harrington Street
  • George Street (near the corner of Lower Fort Street)
  • Hickson Road (near the corner of Lower Fort Street)

Several commercial buildings in The Rocks, including the Metcalfe Bond Store and the Foreshore Authority building, have lift access.

Circular Quay train station has lift access to the station platforms.

All wharves at Circular Quay ferry terminal are accessible to wheelchairs.

Accessible lifts also provide access to the Cahill Expressway viewing platform from Circular Quay, and the upper level viewing platforms at the Overseas Passenger Terminal.

Accessible toilets are available around The Rocks. Refer to The Rocks Accessibility Map for further details.