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’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.
The Rocks is easily accessible by bicycle. Several bike racks are located around the perimeter of the precinct.
Parking in The Rocks
Parking in The Rocks
We encourage you to check parking signs and follow instructions as parking rates and time limit restrictions vary.
There are also a number of secure, conveniently-located parking stations in The Rocks:
How to pay for parkingYou can pay for parking using the ticketless parking meters installed within The Rocks.
You can also pay via the “Park’npay mobile appThe app is an exciting NSW Government initiative which is being trailed in a small number of areas in Sydney, including The Rocks.
Find out more about Park’npay
Motorcycle and scooter parking areasMotorcycle and scooter riders don't need to pay at any of the parking meters in our local area.
Simply park as you usually would but remember to observe the time restrictions.
Electric vehicle parking areasDesignated paid parking and charging station for electric vehicles will be available in late 2019. Located on Argyle Street, near Harrington Street, these ticketed spaces will be will be available for up to four hours.
Permits for residentsEligible residents can apply for a parking permit which exempts their vehicle from time limit restrictions and parking meter rates where the signage includes the words “permit holders excepted”. Residents can apply for parking permits for area 16 through the City of Sydney website.
Special eventsPlease note that certain events within the precinct may limit the availability of parking spaces within the precinct due to road closures or increased traffic.
ContactQuestions about parking? Contact us via email PMNSW@cbre.com.au or phone 1300 275 223.
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.
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.
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 transportnsw.info